Tag Archives: Family

New study for female colorectal cancer survivors

Nuevo estudio para mujeres sobrevivientes de cancer

Columbia University is one of a small number of medical centers nationwide conducting a National Cancer Institute-funded research...
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Fighting for the future of Cabrini

Luchando por el futuro de Cabrini

When Diurka Díaz was 14, she moved to Washington Heights from the Dominican Republic. A week later, she started her freshman year at...
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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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HIIP, hip, hooray
HIIP, hip, hooray

Sometimes those who lend a helping hand need one themselves. The Hispanic Federation and the League of United Latin...
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Baby’s Timeline – The 1st Year

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Although it doesn’t seem like it while you’re deep in the slog of changing diapers on the hour and sleeping only a few winks per night... En-espanol

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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo de un tribunal dominicano revocó recientemente la ciudadanía de todos los de padres nacidos en el extranjero desde junio de 1929. In-English

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Ouch! Time for another shot?

Ouch! ¿Tiempo para otra inyección?

This past week, New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that all children under the age of 5 who attend a...
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Uptown Gift Guide

The holidays are here, and so are the wishlists. No matter the occasion, and whoever the lucky recipient might be, the gift still remains yours to give.
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Step-Parenting: Getting it Right
Padrastros: cómo hacerlo bien

Una amiga mía tiene una joven hijastra a la que ha estado criando y cuidando desde que era joven. Ella ama a la niña, se enorgullece...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-2 to 12-7

Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way is much more than a slogan for us. It has been our modus operandi and mission statement since we began preaching the Uptown Gospel and highlighting the best Uptown has to offer in February of 2010. From the very beginning, The Little Red Lighthouse has been...

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Why Not Reimagine Life, Even Work?

¿Por qué no reimaginar tu vida o tu trabajo?

Con un año nuevo en el horizonte, ¿por qué no reimaginar tu vida o tu trabajo? Imagina si pudieras hacer realidad en el...
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History in the holiday
Historia en los días de fiesta

There was more to celebrate this year, with two distinct holidays having converged on one day: Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
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Minding the Age Gap
Poner atención a la diferencia de edad

A principios de esta semana, la estrella del 'reality' de televisión Evelyn Lozada, anunció que está embarazada. De acuerdo...
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A warm meal, a helping hand

This Thanksgiving season will be a little brighter for some area residents, thanks to efforts from the Food Bank for New York City (Food Bank), which prepared "Thanksgiving to-go" meals to feed the hungry in some of the city's most vulnerable neighborhoods. This past Sun., Nov. 24th,...

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AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers

La encuesta nacional de AARP resalta los retos personales de los cuidadores

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de AARP , casi tres de cada diez personas que cuidan de un ser querido dicen que su vida...
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The Making of a Memory La creación de un recuerdo

Bebemos ginkgo biloba, publicamos millones de fotos en Facebook y guardamos recuerdos de tantos sucesos para aferrarnos a...
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Lonely and growing lonelier
Solitario y más solitario

Lemuel Jones, 76, is all alone. At Martin Luther King Jr. Towers in Harlem, where Jones has lived since 1958, there is “no place for old men,” he said.
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Goddess at the Center
Diosas en el Centro

Las diosas están de vuelta y esta vez bendiciendo el Centro Shabazz. La última exposición individual de Andrea Arroyo, su tercera este año, es...
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Teaching Kindness
Enseñando amabilidad

Can empathy be taught? As parents, we work to impart kindness and consideration for others. We set out to find out how...
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Chupie, The Binky That Returned Home

Chupie, el chupete que regresó a casa

Giving up the pacifier can be the first difficult thing your child is challenged to do. While there is research that speaks to concerns...
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Glorious and gross
Glorioso y asqueante

The shrieks could be heard from floors away. Cackling and howling too. It was time for tradition at The Inwood Center, with the annual celebration...
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Meal Ideas for the Week
Ideas de comidas para la semana

El objetivo de proporcionar una comida deliciosa y saludable todos los días es un enigma para todos los padres. De particular importancia para...
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Cabeza de Calabaza

Era un frenesí en La Marina. Desde que se abrió el año pasado, La Marina de Inwood ha demostrado ser un lugar muy popular, atrayendo...
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And now, the hunger cliff
Y ahora, el precipicio del hambre

With a fiscal cliff crisis narrowly averted, some local residents are facing off against something far scarier than any Halloween ghoul. Millions of...
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Halloween Cheat Sheet
Hoja de trucos de noche de brujas

Cuando se trata de los días de fiesta, la noche de brujas parece incitar el mayor sentido de creatividad y el espíritu de nuestros hijos, en gran parte...
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Time to Welcome the Fall

Hora de dar la bienvenida al otoño

El otoño puede parecer a veces como la más subestimad y menospreciada temporada de las cuatro. Está atrapada entre los días lánguidos . . .
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Boosting Your Kid’s Self-Esteem

Impulsando la autoestima de su hijo

La escuela está a la vuelta de la esquina y mientras nos preparamos para abastecernos de lápices y cuadernos, también tenemos que decidir...
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Fighting mad, and smart
Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure our children’s health and well-being.
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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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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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Get Your Child Test-Ready
Prepare a su hijo para los exámenes

If your child is in grades 3–8, chances are they’re prepping for the State English Language Arts (ELA) and State Mathematics Tests in school.
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Acacia Network – 02.20.13 – Depression

Over 20 million Americans suffer from depression. It is more common among women, often starting in ages 15 -30. Depression is often triggered by stressful events such as divorce, death or job loss, and a person is more likely to become depressed if they have a family history of it.

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3-2-1 PLEDGE!

Time Warner Cable’s philanthropic initiative Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) recently commemorated its third-year anniversary and met 500,000 minds pledged – a critical milestone in its campaign to help connect one million young people to hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Identifying and Defining the Right Language Program

Like all mindful parents, immigrants placing children in schools worry about preparing their children to be successful in school. Sometimes, they can be less than truthful to school staff about the language spoken at home because they fear that their children will be discriminated against, and not given an equal education.

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Fighting the good fight
Luchando la buena batalla

Aquellos afectados por la violencia doméstica están por todas partes a nuestro alrededor. Podría ser la mujer sentada a su lado en el autobús o el tren.
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Candidates convene for historic uptown forum

Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad

Residents packed into the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center this past Thurs., Jan. 31st were not there for an art exhibit or new play.
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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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Remembering my friend Ed Koch

For years, I had seen him on television. I had seen him at various events, where I was one of many in attendance. I knew his history, and then one day...
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“Rough and magical”
“Áspero y mágico”

When one of the world’s most prestigious awards was bestowed upon her, Quiara Alegría Hudes was among the last to know. The playwright and educator...
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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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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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