Tag Archives: Community

Promoting healthy living with a bit of dirt and dance

“Please don’t throw your trash on the floor,” read a handmade sign tucked inside a tree bed, one of the eight that bordered the...

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Councilmember Jackson honored with UFT’s highest award

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson will receive the United Teachers Federation’s (UFT) most prestigious award...

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The Adventures of Jovana: Scout, Leader, Teen
Las Aventuras de Jovana: Exploradora, Líder, Adolescente

Summer approaches, and while some teens are looking forward to the lazy days spent doing little, Jovana Tavizon is focused...
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“A New Play”: Looking close, finding self, making art
“A New Play”: Mirando de cerca, encontrándose a si mismo, haciendo arte

Se dice que la pintura correcta, puede iluminar un cuarto. En el Pabellón Russ Berrie en la Avenida St. Nicholas, el frente del...
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After painful loss, building a better future

Tragedy struck the Paniagua household two years ago. Sahim, the eldest son, then 16, collapsed at home. He was unable to be revived...

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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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April 30 – May 5

We started the week with an interesting story, via NYConvergence.com, on how the Metropolitan Museum of Art has teamed with...

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From Harlem to Havana, Pastors for Peace maintain worldwide mission
De Harlem a Habana, ‘Pastores por la Paz’ mantienen misión mundial

Fuera de un torbellino de violencia nació una fundación para la paz. El Reverendo Lucius Walker, el fundador director ejecutivo de la...
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BUILDING A BETTER TRANSIT FUTURE IN ROOSEVELT ISLAND
CREANDO UN MEJOR FUTURO DE TRÁNSITO EN ISLA ROOSEVELT

The future looked rosy 100 years ago, when New York undertook a revolutionary plan to build a vast network of subways and...
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A Supernova in residence, and at home
Una residencia Supernova, y en casa

Un supernova es la dramática muerte de una estrella-una visible explosión a una distancia de miles de años luz. Para Carla Lynne Hall, el evento ...
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Residents of run-down Thayer Street building demand relief
Residentes de destartalado edificio en la Calle Thayer demandan socorro

No electricity, no heat, and walls that fall apart. These are the conditions the tenants at 2 Thayer Street are living in. Con Edison has cut off the light and...
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Fighting resistance, building strength: The ACDP Male Teen Expo
Luchando la resistencia, forjando fortaleza: La Expo Masculina Juvenil de ACDP

Buen estado físico, finanzas y ley, eso es lo que la Asociación Comunal de Dominicanos Progresistas...
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“Hire on the Spot” Event
Evento “Contrato en el momento”

The Columbia University Campbell Sports Center project is hosting an employment event for minority, women and local...
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Fit in the City
Bienestar en la Ciudad

¡En sus marcas, listos, fuera! Corra, salte, cha-cha, brinque o camine con elegancia al patio de la escuela PS/IS el sábado...
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On the streets, in the clubs: the producer that keeps it real, and close to home
En las calles, en los clubes: el productor que lo mantiene real y cerca de casa

Music flows all through the city. Different beats, different rhythms, different languages, different messages all undulate throughout...
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April 23 – April 28

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival is now over but one of my favorites of the many movies that were highlighted was Babygirl...

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and while that may or may not not be literally true, seeing Ella Fitzgerald in...

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Miss Latina 2012 comes uptown

While many might argue that a stroll down any one of the streets of northern Manhattan constitutes being part of a beauty pageant...

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A new green fleet makes its way uptown

Green is the new yellow, if you’re only accustomed to hailing cabs of a lemon-colored hue. Or perhaps the new black, should your taxi...

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The Cornerstone Chorale performs Spring Concert

People filled the pews of Holyrood Church in Washington Heights this past Sunday afternoon to hear the stirring sounds of The...

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In bloom, always

No matter how fickle the weather outside, spring was most certainly in bloom – and safely indoors – this past Sat., Apr. 21st with local star students of the CUNY in...

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Music that is more than merengue
La Asociación Dominicana de Artistas Clásicos auspicia concierto

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists (ADCA) hosted a concert this past Fri., Apr. 13th in which accomplished Dominican composer, violinist and conductor Darwin Aquino presented...
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Play ball! City’s oldest Little League kicks off new season
¡A jugar se ha dicho! La Pequeña Liga más antigua de la ciudad inicia nueva temporada

Olvídese de los trajes de rayas - los mejores jugadores del béisbol estaban en Broadway este fin de semana. El pasado domingo, la Pequeña Liga más antigua de la ciudad lanzó su temporada...
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Voces de Padres – Los daños causados por los exámenes escolares

Una comunidad tan compleja y vibrante como la de nosotros espera y requiere muchas cosas de la educación en la una escuela elemental. Bien entrenados, creativos, cuidadosos y dedicados maestros...

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Keeping the parks safe with Sgt. Sunny
Manteniendo los parques seguros con la Sargento Sunny

Para los forasteros, Manhattan, el corazón de la ciudad de Nueva York, es mundialmente conocido como el emocionante hogar del teatro, la moda y los museos; pero aquellos viviendo en...
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Congressman Rangel hosts information session on federal jobs
El congresista Rangel auspicia sesión informativa sobre empleos federales

Congressman Charles Rangel hosted an information session this week that sought to connect community residents interested in exploring careers in the federal government with representatives...
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Passing Glances: The inner life revealed, and on display
Dando Vistazos: La vida íntima revelada, y expuesta

The seductive power of Fort Tryon Park is at its peak. The combination of warm weather, bird songs, the scent of flowers blooming colors are a rare delight for city-dwellers’ senses...
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Recognizing Possibility: ACDP hosts first Teen Expo

After reading the 2010 Community Service Society report 2010 on trends amongst New York City Latino youths in Education, Work and Income, Soledad Hiciano, Executive Director of the...

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The cable company pays a call, for the community
La compañía de cable hace una visita, para la comunidad

No need to call the cable company. Now, should you happen to be in northern Manhattan, you can be the one to pay a visit. This past Wed., Apr. 4th, the Time Warner Cable Learning Laboratory...
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Call to Artists: Uptown Arts Stroll 2012
Convocatoria para Artistas: Paseo de las Artes 2012

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) ha anunciado el inicio del Paseo de las Artes 2012 – un festival de arte en Washington Heights e Inwood. Este festival se llevará a cabo en...
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Capoeira: A dialogue of movements, an expression of hope

At first glance, the art form of Capoeira may resemble a duel, filled with high, elaborate kicks, but as Capoeira instructor Freddy Correa will tell you, it is more a “dialogue of movements”...

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WORD UP BOOKSTORE Events

Licensed NYC teacher Josh Gilgoff will be demonstrating, making, and teaching Groove Balls modeled after the West African shakers Televi!

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April 9 – April 14

This past Monday, April 9th the people of Uptown came out in droves to the Inwood Center (5030 Broadway @ 213th Street) to choose the 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll poster...

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“Brides” in white – and in step – march against violence

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

Rising early in the day, Josie Ashton took care in donning the white wedding dress. Cloaked in her formal attire, she traveled to Fort Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights...
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