Tag Archives: Community

Street Stars
Estrellas callejeras

PAL está jugando. Por más de 100 años, la Liga Atlética de la Policía (PAL, por sus siglas en inglés) ha intentado proporcionar...
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UC Recap –  June 26 – July 1

This might sound crazy, but this Independence Day could be the most important one in our nation’s history. A would-be tyrant has...

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The Chancellor’s Choice
La elección de la canciller

It was her only school.‎ Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña served as the keynote speaker at the 2017 graduation ceremony for the George Washington...
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Deported
Deportado

Ha sido enviado de vuelta. A pesar de los esfuerzos de los partidarios de un estudiante de preparatoria arrestado por oficiales del Servicio...
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Derailment of A train creates chaos
Descarrilamiento crea el caos

En lo que un funcionario describió como un "punto de quiebre" para la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte (MTA, por sus...
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On rainbows, reality and civil rights
Sobre el arco iris y la realidad

Mientras creció, Luis Mancheno sabía que era diferente. A los 14 años de edad, sabía que era homosexual. Mancheno temía el rechazo de amigos...
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Calling for courts free of ICE
Tribunales libres del ICE

Bring the bold. It’s what elected officials, criminal justice groups and immigrant advocates are calling on New York State’s Chief Judge Janet DiFiore...
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Community News – 06.28.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.28.17

It’s that time of the year. The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum has opened up registration for its summer camp running from Mon., July 10th through...
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Fair Trade
Comercio justo

Es un club con beneficios. Así es como Gregg Bishop describió el impacto de la certificación para las Empresas Propiedad de Mujeres y...
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“This is what community looks like”
Así se ve la comunidad

I am a landscape painter. Most of the time "landscape" means views of beautiful scenes in nature, but it also describes an orientation.  Think about the...
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Friends of the Freeze
Amigos del congelamiento

Help with the freeze comes this Friday. Members of the Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit joined State Senator Marisol Alcántara and State...
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Report: New York Lagging in Children’s Well-Being
Informe: Nueva York retrasa en el bienestar de los niños

Ha habido una mejora en el bienestar de los niños de la nación, pero un nuevo informe encuentra que el Estado de Nueva York tiene un...
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UC Recap –  June 19 – June 24

It’s that time of year again, folks. A Toast to Fort Tryon will take place on Thursday, July 13 at 6 p.m. and you absolutely need to be there. This...

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Camping for Cause
Campamento versus Cuomo

They brought the noise – and sleeping bags. A group of activists camped outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office last...
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Halt on Heat
Alto al calor

La ciudad quiere bajar la temperatura - especialmente en el norte de Manhattan. Un programa de $106 millones de dólares diseñado para...
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Steeped in Sun
Empapado de sol

The rites are coming. This week, a Northern Manhattan playground will be transformed into a place of ancient Taino rituals and traditional music...
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Community News – 06.21.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.21.17

Learn the roles Latinas play in today’s political landscape at El Museo Del Barrio on Sat., June 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join...
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Parks as Safe as Streets
Parques tan seguro como las calles

Los parques no son sólo un lugar para ir a hacer un poco de ejercicio o dar un paseo. Los parques son donde los neoyorquinos tomamos...
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Boosting autism outreach
Impulsando la atención al autismo

It was her first bill. As sponsored by Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa, the New York State Assembly has passed a bill that amends the...
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UC Recap – June 12 – June 17

Warriors come out to play! In celebration of the Warriors victory, we have released a special limited edition of the Washington Heights Warriors...

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The Mayor’s Mission
La misión del alcalde

Confieran el control. El alcalde Bill de Blasio realizó una manifestación en la rotonda del Ayuntamiento el lunes, instando a Albany a ampliar...
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¡Presente!

¡Presente! They took it to the streets. Thousands again turned out on Fifth Avenue this past Sun., Jun. 11th for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade...
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“Queen” on the Corner
La Vía Renee Mancino será develada

The woman known as the “Carrot Cake Queen” will soon be immortalized with her own city street. On Sat., Jun 17, West 214th Street at Broadway...
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Seeking fare evasion data
Buscando información sobre evasión de tarifas

Están luchando por la información. Preocupados por la manera en que la ciudad vigila a los evasores de tarifas, defensores y funcionarios...
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Community News – 06.14.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.14.17

Celebrate the nation’s freedom at the oldest house in Manhattan on Thurs., June 29th form 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum...
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The Contingent of Clowns
El contingente de payasos

This past Sunday, under a sweltering 95-degree sun, I put on a red clown nose, a pava – a traditional straw hat commonly used by jíbaros...
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Celebrate NYC DANCE WEEK

Ailey Extension celebrates NYC Dance Week, a citywide festival from June 15-24, by offering 30 free dance and fitness classes for new students...

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UC Recap – June 5 – June 10

The good folks at Statement Arts are having their annual crowd-funding campaign for their College Prep program. Please give what you can...

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Redevelopment proposed for Seaman Avenue site
Remodelación propuesta para sitio de la Avenida Seaman

As the community focuses attention on the proposed redevelopment of the Inwood Library, another housing project could be on the horizon...
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Film Works Alfresco debuts in Inwood
Serie de cine hace su debut

A free outdoor summer film series has launched in Inwood Hill Park. Film Works Alfresco is a curated film series that will present both...
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A haven, renamed and renewed
Un refugio, renombrado y renovado

El Hospital Goldwater Memorial, ubicado en el extremo sur de Roosevelt Island, cerró en 2013. Pero mucho antes de que cerrara sus puertas, desencadenaría...
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“Our own narrative”
“Nuestra propia historia”

They’re setting a new course. The City College of the City University of New York (CCNY) has announced a new Dominican Studies track within the...
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Stocking up in the Square
Almacenamiento en la plaza

There were cans for a cause. Standing out amid the hordes of tourists and costumed characters, hundreds of volunteers gathered in Times Square...
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Wary, and ready to wrangle
Cautelosos y listos

Es un recuerdo que lleva hasta nuestros días. Mientras creció en California, la familia de María Torres-Springer dependía de un vale...
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Community News – 06.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.07.17

Celebrate with El Museo del Barrio at this year’s Museum Mile Festival on Tues., June 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The festival will...
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Funding for the Farmhouse
Fondos para la granja

La Granja Museo Dyckman está a punto de recibir un enorme impulso, ya que el punto de referencia de Inwood ha recibido $5 millones...
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New actions aim to protect health insurance
Protegiendo el seguro de salud

Es un estado de emergencia. El estado de Nueva York ha emprendido nuevas regulaciones de emergencia para proteger los servicios esenciales...
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On the Matter of Milk
Sobre la leche

Elegir los alimentos más amigables con el ambiente puede ser un reto, especialmente cuando se trata de productos lácteos y sus alternativas...
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UC Recap – May 29 – June 3

The whole brouhaha over the participation of Oscar López Rivera in the Puerto Rican Day Parade this year came to a head recently...

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“All are welcome”
“Todos son bienvenidos”

I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my...
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“When we fight, we win”
“Cuando luchamos, ganamos”

Jorel Ware wore a wide smile on his face. He was at City Hall to celebrate the approval of a legislative package designed to give fast...
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Scripted for Success
Escrito para el éxito

Son los nuevos miembros de PharmDs. Los miembros de la sexta generación de graduados del Colegio de Farmacia Touro...
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A Safer Sleep
Un sueño más seguro

Keep them safe in slumber. The city’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) has partnered with the Health Department to launch a citywide...
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Study to focus on uptown asthma rates
Estudio se centrará en las tasas de asma

Las Torres Bridge son impresionantes. Construidas por encima de la autopista Trans-Manhattan Expressway, las cuatro elevaciones perforan...
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New Challenges for Older LGBT Adults
Nuevos desafíos para adultos mayores LGBT

With LGBT Pride celebrations just around the corner, a new report‎ argues that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are facing unique...
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¡Presente!

Marcharé en el Desfile del Día de Puerto Rico porque estoy orgulloso de ser puertorriqueño. Marcharé porque mi vida, y la de mi familia...
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Enough is Enough
Ya Basta de Estar Eñagotao

Por años, políticos y puertorriqueños de todas las ideologías políticas se desvivieron por unirse al coro que cantaba por la liberación de...
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Community News – 05.31.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.31.17

Celebrate the broad spectrum of dance within the African Diaspora at the Fort Washington Library on Thurs., June 29th at 4:30 p.m. Using...
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Dyckman Do-Gooders
Haciendo bien en Dyckman

The service was hands on. The Dyckman Senior Center in Inwood was recently refurbished thanks to a volunteer event held on...
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UC Recap – May 22 – May 27

By the time you read this, there is a good chance that the 15th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll has already began. This year’s honorees are...

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