Tag Archives: Environment

State expands testing and action against Zika virus
El estado amplía las pruebas y la acción contra el virus Zika

El Departamento de Salud del estado de Nueva York (DOH por sus siglas en inglés) ha ampliado el programa gratuito de...
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Honing in on health
Enfocando en la salud

The doctor was in – for a dialogue. As countries in other parts of the world grapple with the rise of the Zika virus, New York City Health Commissioner...
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Free Zika Virus Testing
Prueba gratuita del virus Zika

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has announced it will offer advanced lab testing for individuals with...
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Community News 01.27.16
Noticias Comunitarias 01.27.16

Descubra los estilos de baile de la Diáspora Africana en la Biblioteca de Harlem el jueves 11 de febrero a las 4 pm. Este programa celebra las...
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“Tree-cycling” Your Tree
“Arbol-ciclando’ su árbol

The Department of Sanitation will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection program on Monday, January 4. The program will run through Friday, January 15, 2016...
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Start new traditions
Haga espacio para nuevas tradiciones

It seems we're finally realizing that we need to change the way we celebrate during the holidays. According to the New York Times, Americans take almost 1900 fewer steps than usual...
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UC Recap – December 21 – December 26

It looks like Inwood Hill Park has a new artist in residence. For the record, Inwood Hill Park in the last real sliver of nature left in Manhattan. Like I have said before...

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Be on Board
Participe en la Junta

The office of Borough President Gale A. Brewer is now accepting applications for membership on Community Boards...
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Amped for the ramp
Aplauso para la rampa

Haga una caminata. O dé un paseo o tome un columpio.Ese fue el mensaje de los funcionarios del Departamento de Parques en la inauguración de...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Han comenzado las inscripciones anticipadas para los trabajadores de nieve de emergencia para la próxima temporada de nieve. Los trabajadores de nieve laboran...
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“You have an ally”
El Alcalde en el Alto

Era momento de hablar. El alcalde Bill de Blasio celebró la primera reunión del ayuntamiento desde que asumió el cargo hace casi dos años, el pasado miércoles 14 de octubre...
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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey,
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VolunTREERS Unite
Voluntarios unidos

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP has announced the launch of the TreesCount! mobile app, which will be used by volunteers to register and collect...
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RING-ing in the milestones
RING en los hitos

Desde hace treinta años, el jardín RING (jardín del barrio Riverside-Inwood) ha sido un oasis en Inwood. El jardín comunitario...
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Moving from the Water Cooler
Convirtiendo la Conversación en Acción

Este domingo pasado me integré a los más de 300.000 activistas en la Marcha Popular por el Clima. Marchamos para...
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Make the Best Choice against Hydrofracking

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

Desde 2008, las compañías multinacionales de petróleo y gas han cabildeado agresivamente en Albany para que se apruebe la utilización del...
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Debra and her dogs
Para Debra y los perros

Debra Jeanne Snyder loved dogs. And the people who owned them. Snyder, 54, was the Founding President of Inwoof, a...
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High Time for High Bridge

Peña-Mora, Comisionado de DDC visita High Bridge

Para marcar su primera semana en el trabajo como Comisionado del Departamento de Diseño y Construcción de la...
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“When environment acts like medicine”

“Cuando el medio ambiente actúa como medicina”

Ustedes no son los hombres que sus abuelos eran. Esa fue una de las muchas aleccionadoras declaraciones entregadas...
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Meet Evan
Conozca a Evan

Estamos cerrando el mes de concientización del autismo con la historia de una increíble familia del Bronx, sus retos después del diagnóstico y cómo están trabajando a pesar de todo con muchísimo amor....
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The Buczek Ball
A la Buczek

Hundreds of Little Leaguers, family members, police officers and residents were on hand for the kick-off of the Police Officer Michael Buczek Little League season this past Sat., Apr.26th...
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Sharing the air
Compartiendo el aire

On Wed., March 19th, students from Central Park East Middle School advocated against tobacco and about the harmful...
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Kicking Butts
Para combatir el tabaquismo

Local youths from the YM and YWHA (the Y) of Washington Heights and Inwood say they have seen enough marketing from...
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“Not a typical office building”
“No es un típico edificio de oficinas”

Trouble is brewing on both sides of the Hudson. A towering structure proposed by LG Electronics is getting a lot of push...
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Full Text of President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades.

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Easy as UPK
Fácil como UPK

En una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa, el alcalde Bill de Blasio y un grupo de once sindicatos activos en toda la ciudad...
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Where the wild things are, now

Donde ahora encuentras las cosas salvajes

Block 2189, lot 50 is teeming with life. The lot has no address, and no owner, but it is by no means empty. Better known to locals as the North Cove...
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The Ice Man
El hombre de hielo

Los lugares favoritos de Obed Fulcar tienden a ser lodosos, húmedos y salvajes. Fulcar enseña la instrucción del idioma nativo en...
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Warming Up to Winter
Calentándose para el Invierno

If you think our parks hibernate over the winter, think again. They come alive with winter critters and activities for humans of all ages.
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A stellar steward

Ky Williamson loves trees. And hates dog pee with equal fervor. Williamson, the President of the Rotary Club of Inwood, was named the 2013 Tree Steward of the Year Award from MillionTreesNYC on Fri., Nov. 1st at a ceremony held at Gracie Mansion. MillionTreesNYC represents the city’s initiative...

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Taking root, seed by seed

Tomando la raíz, semilla por semilla

El símbolo más fácilmente identificable de la isla de Manhattan es probablemente el que la mayoría de los viajeros ven diariamente: el mapa del...
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A garden gone?
¿Un jardín desparecido?

For over 40 years, Bruce’s Garden has been a verdant oasis, and a center of peace and tranquility. The garden, a fenced-in parcel of Isham Park...
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A stroll with purpose
Paseando con proposito

El pasado sábado 24 de octubre, residentes y miembros del departamento de Parques de Nueva York participaron...
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Walking and talking
Una caminata verde

Se ha invitado a los residentes locales a actuar con hechos en los parques del norte del condado este sábado con el concejal del...
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Digging in
Cavando

Highbridge Park just got a lot greener. Hurricane Sandy destroyed hundreds of trees all over Northern Manhattan last fall. But a small army of urban...
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Columbia marsh project nears completion

The status of Muscota Marsh – the waterfront park being constructed by Columbia University on West 218th Street and Indian Road – has been perplexing Inwood residents throughout this past year. The site, at least to a casual observer, has appeared finished for months, with its boardwalk, benches...

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The Power of One
El poder de una

The public parks of northern Manhattan's Inwood neighborhood are a stunning source of natural beauty and inspire great affection among...
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Battle on Palisades continues

La batalla continúa en los Palisades

The $300 million dollar fight continues. Plans for a new headquarters for LG Electronics USA drew ire last year from various groups on both sides...
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Women in Action
Mujeres en acción

“Women have always been in action.” So said George Hulse, the Vice President of External Affairs at Healthfirst. On Wed., Mar. 20th...
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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy ...
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Leading in service, science and heart
Un líder en servicio, ciencia y corazón

On the eve of the 159th anniversary of the of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day, political and community leaders paid homage to a long-time ...
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A heart and a hug

Four-year-old Matthew Hatcher was first diagnosed with a congenital heart defect (CHD) while still in utero. CHD is the most common birth defect in infants, with approximately one in 100 children born with some type of structural problem in the heart, only half of which are diagnosed prior to birth.

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On the waterfront
En la ribera

Lydia Gaston is a long-time East Harlem resident, but she can’t remember the last time she was at the waterfront. It’s difficult to get there. And once you arrive, it’s not especially safe.
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No light, no heat, no gas
Sin luz, sin calefacción, sin gas

Pablo Satan, Maria García and Juana Monegro, along with other tenants in seven dilapidated buildings along West 183rd Street, have not had electricity in their homes for weeks.
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A view to behold, now to change?
Una vista para contemplarse destinada al cambio

El industrial John D. Rockefeller podría haber sabido cuan preciado era el petróleo, pero también estaba bien conciente del valor de una buena vista: no tiene precio...
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A perennial in his own right
Se ha ganado ser Perenne

When Gabe Kirchheimer was diagnosed with sciatica in three years ago, he came up with a creative coping mechanism: taking pictures of Fort ...
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Celebrating History with Our Kids
Celebrando la historia con nuestros hijos

Ha preguntado a sus hijos qué lecciones de historia han aprendido últimamente? Si el currículo de su hijo se parece al mío, están ocupados con...
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Standing Up to stop and frisk
Enfrentándose al ‘detener y registrar’

Sara Diallo y su novio estaban dormidos en el tren cuando dos policías los despertaron. La pareja de desamparados no tenían a donde ir ...
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Dear Moms, Take a Break!
Estimadas madres, tomen un descanso

Kids are back in school, fall is quickly approaching and before you know it, the holidays will be here. It seems like we moms never seem to catch a break...
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A new direction at the Sharp Boathouse
Un nuevo giro en Sharp Boathouse

Long-term residents of Inwood remember Swindler Cove on the Harlem River as a mass grave for unwanted cars. The Cove underwent a transformation...
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