Tag Archives: News

Through to the Other Side
Atravesar al otro lado

Stand up straight. Plant your feet.  Now imagine drilling from your toes, straight through the exact center of the earth and across to the other side...
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Building Global Learners
Construyendo estudiantes globales

When it comes to our children’s education, the sooner we start the better. An extra year of education can change the course of a young life...
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UC Recap – January 15 – January 20

Another Uptown institution, Galicia Restaurant, may soon close if the landlord cannot be convinced to reconsider the lease terms they...

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Displeased
Disgustados

Immigrant advocates and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients voiced displeasure with a compromise struck on Monday to...
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Galicia Gone?
Restaurante Galicia en peligro de cierre

Después de que se evitó el cierre del restaurante Coogan's, los residentes del norte del condado están volcando su atención para ayudar a...
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Parranda de Poder

Los sabios primero buscaron refugio. A pesar de la lluvia constante, las personas mayores de toda la ciudad se reunieron en la iglesia Saint Vartan...
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Honoring a reverend, rebuking the president
Honrando a un reverendo, reprendiendo al presidente

"Estamos, en cierto sentido, traumatizados como nación", dijo Adriano Espaillat. El congresista ofreció una contundente retórica en su desayuno....
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Inwood rezoning enters public review process
La rezonificación de Inwood entra a proceso de revisión pública

The city’s Inwood rezoning proposal was certified by the City Planning Commission (CPC) on Tuesday, kicking off the seven-month process...
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‎Roiled at Rikers
Agitación en Rikers

#metoo, dicen algunos visitantes de Rikers Island. Un nuevo informe detalla abuso sexual por parte de los oficiales de la correccional durante...
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Community News – 01.17.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.17.18

Witness the legacy of Shirley Chisholm at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Wed., Jan. 24th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The...
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Immigrant activist Ragbir detained by ICE
Activista inmigrante Ragbir detenido por ICE

El prominente líder de los derechos de los inmigrantes, Ravi Ragbir, fue detenido por funcionarios del Servicio de Inmigración y Control...
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Concerns over “Flawed” 2020 Census
Preocupaciones por censo “defectuoso” 2020

A U.S. Justice Department request to include a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is raising concerns it could sabotage results...
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A Fancy Finish?
¿Un fin a Fancy?

The owner of an East Harlem dry cleaning facility says he’s being cleaned out by the city in an eminent domain dispute. Damon Bae...
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UC Recap – January 8 – January 13

The Uptown Tweet of the Week goes to our Congressman Adriano Espaillat for the welcome news. Congratulations to @CoogansNYC @nyphospital on...

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Toast to Triumph
Brindis por la victoria

It won’t be last call after all. ‎An agreement has been reached between Coogan’s Restaurant and its landlord, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, to...
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TPS status ended for Salvadorans
Se termina TPS para los salvadoreños

La administración Trump ha finalizado el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS, por sus siglas en inglés) para El Salvador, lo que significa...
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De Blasio sworn in for second term
De Blasio en segundo mandato

It’s twice the Bill. Bill de Blasio was sworn in for his second term as mayor of New York City on January 1. An estimated 950 people braved bitterly...
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Vance pushes for Victims Act
Vance impulsa Ley de Víctimas

Apruébenla ya. El fiscal de distrito de Manhattan, Cyrus Vance Jr., hizo un llamado al gobernador Andrew Cuomo para que priorice la...
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Parade of Perseverance
Desfile de la perseverancia

Four decades later, the three kings (and queens) still reign. The East Harlem streets will once again be taken over by real camels, giant hand-made puppets...
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Long by the Light
Prolongada por la luz

La que fue la más larga fue seguramente la noche más animada. Grand Central, en el norte del condado, organizó su celebración de las...
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Time to Tree-cycle
Hora de reciclar árboles

Turn out the trees. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection now through...
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“We want them to change their minds”
“Queremos que cambien de opinión”

Cancelen el cierre. Las familias de una escuela secundaria pública de Washington Heights están rechazando los planes de la ciudad de cerrarla...
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Resolutions for the Caregiver
Propósitos de Año Nuevo para el cuidador

Taking care of a loved one who is ill is difficult, time-consuming, and often heartbreaking labor. It takes a physical toll on those providing care...
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UC Recap –  December 25 – December 30

Happy New Year, mi gente! Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys...

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Community News – 01.03.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.03.18

Take part in the celebration of the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on...
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Alternate Side Parking
Normas sobre estacionamiento

Notification issued 12/29/17 at 12:45 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation...
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AG warns of immigration scams
Se advierte sobre estafas de inmigración

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is warning immigrant communities that fraudsters are posing as Immigration and Customs...
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Aid for Andy
Ayuda para Andy

He's running out of time. Local elected officials and community leaders are appealing to New Yorkers to aid a 13-year-old Dominican boy in...
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UC Recap – December 18 – December 23

Okay people, I have the fail-proof remedy for kicking off the New Year right. How does this sound? A hike through the majestic Inwood Hill Park on...

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Community News – 12.27.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.27.17

Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park on Sun., Jan. 7th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participants will be guided by horticulturist...
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Inwood pizzeria rebuilding after fire
Reconstrucción después de incendio

When an early-morning fire tore through Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza on December 9, owner Ángel Salazar thought his dreams, as well as...
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Coats that Count
Abrigos que cuentan

Llámelo El Mercado María. Smack en el centro de El Barrio, el corazón de la histórica comunidad de East Harlem, hay un nuevo centro comercial...
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Contentions and Compromise
Disputas y concesión

La tensión y el tumulto llegaron a un punto crítico el martes pasado. Después de años de protestas y manifestaciones, un proyecto de ley...
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Dispute on DACA
Disputa sobre DACA

Carolina Fung Feng llegó a los Estados Unidos cuando era niña en 2001. Nació y creció en Costa Rica de padres...
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“Pay Rent or Pay Bail”
“Pagar la renta o pagar la fianza”

Cuando Harvey Murphy fue arrestado hace varios años, se enfrentó con una cuota de fianza de $2,000 dólares. Murphy cubrió su fianza, pero...
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Heastie makes house call
Una visita presidencial

The speaker wants a do-over. ‎In a recent appearance at the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) headquarters, New York State...
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Community News – 12.20.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.20.17

Join the Studio Museum in Harlem for a kick-off celebration on Fri., Jan. 12th from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The “Last Look” Mixer is a four-day celebration...
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Converting Cluster Sites
Conversión de sitios clúster

La permanente prevalecerá. Así insistió el alcalde Bill de Blasio en un reciente anuncio sobre los esfuerzos renovados de su administración para...
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Why Light?
¿Porqué la luz?

In the northern hemisphere, daylight has been dwindling and we will mark the winter solstice. In New York City, we will have almost six fewer...
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“I have control”
“Tengo el control”

Worker advocates and employee-owned business members gathered at City Hall on Monday to celebrate the passage of legislation designed to...
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Sanitation Service Alerts for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Alertas de servicios de recolección de basura para el Día de Navidad y el Día de Año Nuevo

Due to the back-to-back Monday holidays, the Department of Sanitation will be working to collect Monday material, including...
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2018 National Scholarship Program
Programa nacional de becas 2018

The Dominican Day Parade, Inc. a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote and elevates the culture and folklore of the Dominican people...
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UC Recap –  December 11 – December 16

Angel Salazar began working at Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza when it first opened in 2004. He eventually worked his way up to manager...

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ICE Out
ICE fuera

Los tribunales deben estar libres de ICE. Defensores públicos y de los derechos de los inmigrantes se unieron en las escalinatas del Brooklyn...
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Touro at Ten
Touro a los diez

Ha sido una década de hacer. Líderes de la comunidad de Harlem y fundadores de Medicina Osteopática de Touro College (TouroCOM) y...
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Suicide prevention bill becomes law
El proyecto de ley sobre el suicidio es aprobado

It’s officially law. Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the Suicide Prevention Act, legislation that will command a study to examine...
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“No” to Cassano
“No” a Cassano

Lo quieren fuera. Miembros del Concejo Municipal y otros funcionarios electos criticaron al alcalde Bill de Blasio y al Departamento de...
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Diversity in the DOE
Diversidad en el DOE

Public school parents and other advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on Thurs., Dec. 7 to call on the city to increase the level of...
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Community News – 12.13.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.13.17

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 5th at...
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Care by CORNER
Cuidado por CORNER

Since my husband and I are planning to relocate in 2018, I’ve been winding down my community activism here in northern Manhattan...
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