Tag Archives: Kids

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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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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Cinco para la Salud

¿Planeando sus próximas vacaciones a la playa? Mientras se divierte bajo el sol, tenga en cuenta estos cinco consejos para asegurarse de...

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“Blackness itself is a broken window”
“El ser negro ya es una ventana rota”

Break broken windows. During a recent discussion on the policing strategies of the New York Police Department (NYPD), advocates...
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The Build Guild
El gremio de la construcción

Build across the boroughs. The New York Building Congress (NYBC) held its 96th anniversary Leadership Awards Luncheon at the...
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Community News – 05.24.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.24.17

Celebrate the 15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson at Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Jun. 4th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event will feature...
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Health fair celebrated at Riverbank
Se celebra Feria de Salud

Casi 800 miembros de la comunidad asistieron a la Cuarta Feria Anual de Salud Comunitaria del concejal Mark Levine, que se llevó...
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Weighing in on library development plans
Sobre los planes de desarrollo de la biblioteca

There’s still time to opine – and protest. As the city’s Housing and Preservation Development (HPD) continues forward in its plans...
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City expands Community Schools program
Se amplían las escuelas comunitarias

The city is adding 69 new schools to its Community Schools initiative starting in September. The expansion will bring the citywide total...
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How Well is your Water?
¿Qué tan buena es su agua?

Con el clima cálido a la vuelta de la esquina, todos estaremos tratando de hidratarnos más. ¿Qué mejor manera de refrescarnos que con...
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UC Recap – May 8 – May 13

Our Wellness Contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, had quite a week. Last Saturday she penned a poignant and strident Op-Ed that...

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Protesting Paul
Protestando contra Paul

Batearon al representante de Wisconsin. Cientos de manifestantes se presentaron para clamar contra el presidente de la Cámara de...
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Yes to Yaberci
Sí a Yaberci

Yaberci Pérez-Cubillan, vicepresidenta de Salud del Comportamiento de la Red Acacia, recibió el Premio al Liderazgo de La Coalición...
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A Love Litter
Una camada de amor

Every Saturday for more than three months, Carrot and Turnip waited patiently for someone to adopt them. The sat together in...
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Community News – 05.03.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.03.17

Get a taste for Mexican culture this Cinco de Mayo at Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Fri., May 5th at 2:00 p.m. The...
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Street Style
Estilo callejero

Retro rocks. Thousands took to the streets in East Harlem this past Sat., Apr. 29th to revive the good ole days of box car derbies, street hockey...
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UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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‎A Spree for Threes
Tremendo a los tres

Es hora de los de tres. La ciudad ha anunciado la expansión de su programa Pre-K Universal para incluir a los niños de tres años. El alcalde...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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¿Embarazada? Prevenga este riesgo

La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) alerta a las mujeres embarazadas...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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Transportation Community Workshop
Taller de Transporte

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of proposing traffic and safety improvements along Dyckman Street. The agency has...
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Tools at School
Herramientas en la escuela

La secundaria puede ser un momento difícil para muchos estudiantes. Con frecuencia encuentran nuevas fuentes de ansiedad a medida...
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Figures in the Find
Figuras en búsqueda

No son exactamente héroes. En cambio, las acciones de los personajes principales de la última obra de la Compañía de Teatro Up pasan de...
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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Ratifying the Raise
Aprobado el aumento

Cambiaron la página sobre la edad. Defensores y legisladores en una misión para convertir el plan "Aumentar la edad" en una ley del estado...
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Hunt in the Heights
Caras y Canastas

No little bunny hop here – this was a mad dash. Hundreds of families and children turned out this past Sat., Apr. 8th for a ceremonial...
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Center Start
Inicio de Centro

It’s a head start for health. The city has launched an East Harlem facility to provide health and wellness services, as well as community space...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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New Plus for Preemies
Nuevo plus para bebés prematuros

The New York State budget now allows low-income mothers to get donor breast milk for premature babies through Medicaid. Low-weight...
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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Squaring off on sanctuary
Ciudades santuario en guardia

There’ll be no subsidizing sanctuary. Thus, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took direct aim at “sanctuary cities” this past Mon., Mar. 27th...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Community News – 03.29.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.29.17

Find out what it means to be a global citizen at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum on Thurs., Apr. 6th at 10:00 a.m. This season's theme was...
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Driving down hunger
Disminuir el hambre

This time, shop and drop. A collaborative effort to encourage local volunteerism and help boost the supply of local food banks is coming to a...
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DYCD Deadline Extended
Fecha límite ampliada para DYCD

There’s still time. New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has announced the application deadline for...
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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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Rage and Reform
Furia y reforma

Es una historia de dos adolescentes. Cuando Robert DeLeón fue arrestado a los 17 años, fue juzgado como adulto y después...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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Summit Studies
Cumbre de estudios

Poverty is hitting the city’s public school students hard. New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Betty Rosa argued recently...
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20 for 125
20 para la 125

It’ll be more bang for the books. The historic 125th Street branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) is slated for a major overhaul...
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The Case for CORE
La cuestión de CORE

"Es difícil darse cuenta de que tal vez nunca pueda salir de la deuda", dijo Walter "Halcón" Newsome. "Es una dura realidad". Newsome...
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Community News – 03.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.15.17

Traiga a sus niños al Museo Infantil de Arte y Narración Sugar Hill para una tarde de aventura el jueves, 16 de marzo de 10:00 a.m...
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Ensuring the Stability of Home
Garantizar la estabilidad del hogar

In a few short weeks, the New York State legislature will release its budget for this fiscal year. Our...
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Grief-stricken, and scribbling
Deshaciendo el dolor

Ella puede ser una autora y una poetisa de las mejor vendidas, cuyas publicaciones han servido como punto de referencia crítico y...
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Coming up short
Insuficiente

Denles espacio. La administración del alcalde de Blasio ha negado el 79 por ciento de las solicitudes de escuelas...
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New win for WIC families
Nueva victoria para las familias WIC

Hay un nuevo formato para la fórmula. Una nueva ley proporcionará un mejor acceso a la fórmula recetada para bebés de los...
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