Tag Archives: Environment

“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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