Tag Archives: Opinion

Fake Resistance and the Democrats
Resistencia falsa y los demócratas

Durante el fin de semana, manifestantes se reunieron frente al edificio del New York Times y otras oficinas de medios de comunicación...
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Keeping Cool
Manteniéndose Fresco

For elders and people who are frail, that’s dangerous news since they are at greater risk for heat-related health problems when...
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Watching and Waiting
Mirando y esperando

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas. The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas...
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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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Pillow Talk
Plática de almohadas

¿Se mantiene saludable? Cuando escuchamos esto, la mayoría de nosotros pensamos en nuestros exámenes anuales, cuántas frutas y verduras comemos o si...
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Handling with care
Manéjelas con cuidado

Warts aren’t just for witches and goblins. According to member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, children and teens, people who frequently bite their nails...
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Get the Facts on the Flu
Los mitos y las realidades sobre la gripe

The coughing, the sneezing, the body aches, a fever, and often with chills: they are all the signs that you are the latest victim of the influenza.
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Working to wellness
Trabajar para el bienestar

La obesidad infantil es uno de los problemas de salud más urgentes que enfrentan nuestras comunidades y familias. Casi uno de cada tres niño...
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Is Uber similar to Walmart?
Es Uber Igual a Wal-Mart?

Cuando los progresistas se hicieron cargo de ambos lados del gobierno municipal en la ciudad de Nueva York, quedamos con orgullo bajo...
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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Healing Right
Sanar de forma adecuada

Although warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it can also mean more scrapes, cuts and scratches. Whenever your skin is injured — whether by falling off of a bike or tripping over a ball — a scar may form...
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Reverse the Reconfiguration
Revertir la reconfiguración

Dear Editor, My name is Eileen King and I am President of the Board of Directors of Inwood Tower, which is located at 11 Fort George Hill.
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On a Mission
La misión comercial a Cuba

As the son of an immigrant from the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, it is with great hope that I envision the transformation of the U.S.-Cuba...
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Bilingual Bounty
Gratificación bilingüe

Para el próximo año escolar 2015-16, el preescolar de YM & YWHA de Washington Heights e Inwood lanzará un programa bilingüe de español...
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What I learned
Lo que aprendí

Four years ago, the most beautiful and peaceful protests we’ve seen in recent memory erupted in Zuccotti Park. Like-minded progressives of...
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Make That Call
Haga Esa Llamada

Katie Couric, el Hospital New York-Presbyterian y su Centro Jay Monahan para la Salud Gastrointestinal y la Fundación Nacional de la Alianza...
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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Cuomo Courts Disaster
Cuomo invita al desastre

El componente de la política educativa de la llamada "Agenda de Oportunidades del norte del condado", expuesta por el gobernador Cuomo, de entre todos los lugares...
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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Avoid Injuries in the Winter
Como evitar lesiones durante el invierno

El invierno significa carreteras más heladas, visión borrosa y pasos más torpes. Para evitar lesiones, la terapista física Karena...
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Strokes of unity
Pinceladas que unen

He estado de luto por la pérdida de mis colegas de París en los trágicos e indescriptibles acontecimientos del pasado miércoles 7 de enero. Ha habido un enorme flujo de imágenes de los políticos...
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Beware the False “Miracle”
Cuidado con los supuestos “milagros”

“This year, I’m going to lose some weight.” If you find yourself making this common New Year’s resolution, know this: many so-called “miracle” weight loss supplements and foods...
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Un año que viene y otro que se va

Durante los primeros 18 años de mi vida, cada año, mi familia se reunía en casa de Mamá Justa, mi abuela materna, y con cantos de “un año que viene y otro que se va”, esperábamos el nuevo año.
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UC Recap – December 1 – December 6

I am writing this newsletter still in awe of what I just witnessed, right here in Washington Heights, at the venerable United Palace. The Hip-Hop Nutcracker was quite simply fantastic. The New York City debut of the show exceeded all of my expectations. Just image Tchaikovsky's classic score augmented by some of the most imaginative and innovative hip-hop choreography you will ever see.

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“The City We Need to Be”

Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...

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Get tested
Hacerse la prueba

En honor del día mundial del SIDA, la Corporación de Salud y Hospitales (HHC por sus siglas en inglés) de la ciudad de Nueva York, insta a los neoyorquinos a priorizar su salud haciéndose una prueba de VIH.
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Prepare to Care for Your Loved Ones
Preparémonos para Cuidar de Nuestros Seres Queridos

El tener planes y procedimientos listos ayuda a que lo que estemos planeando se ejecute sin contratiempos. Por esto es importante planear ...
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Resources for All

We object to the October 22nd article by Gregg McQueen on Success Academy. Various questionable practices of the Success Academy Charter School network, and the Charter school movement more generally, went unreported. Here are critical points of information we feel should be highlighted

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Why Cuomo Needs to Go
Porqué el Sr. Cuomo se tiene que Ir

New Yorkers pay the highest taxes in America—40% more than the average American—in a state ranked as having the Worst Economic Outlook in America.
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Support those in most need by voting Working Families Party
Apoyemos a los necesitados votando Por Demócratas en el Partido de los Trabajadores

As a society, we must be judged by how we treat the most vulnerable among us. That’s why I am determined...
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High marks for Healthfirst
Alta clasificación para Healthfirst

Healthfirst has received a four-star quality rating for its Medicare Advantage plan from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)..
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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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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-18 to 8-23

If we don’t support our own - who will? That is the question and notion that has been the driving force behind the Uptown Collective since we began broadcasting on a daily basis in February of 2010. The Uptown Renaissance was already a thing back then, we just gave it ...

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For Allergies, Prevention is Best Medicine
Para las alergias, la prevención es la mejor medicina

Los síntomas de alergia son una preocupación para muchos, incluso mientras nos dirigimos hacia el verano. Flores y árboles florecen en diferentes momentos, liberando polen en el aire y causando esos conocidos...
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No More Curveballs, Governor
No más bolas curvas, gobernador

El 9 de enero de 2013, el gobernador de Nueva York, Andrew Cuomo, durante su discurso al estado, pronunció bellas palabras que nos hicieron llorar y él recibió una rotunda ovación de pie.
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Participatory Budget Vote for District 7
Votación del presupuesto participativo de Districto 7

El mes pasado, más de 17,000 neoyorquinos a través de 10 distritos del Concejo de la ciudad se reunieron para discutir proyectos para el mejoramiento de sus comunidades...
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Talking tech – y tacones

Hablando de tecnología, y de tacones

Topics at last week’s “Women in Tech” panel included art, science and shoes. Five notable women described to an audience of uptown residents how their lives intersect with technology...
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To Strengthen Medicare, Pass Common Sense Immigration Reform

Para Fortalecer el Medicare, Pase la Reforma Migratoria

¿Apoyaría usted una propuesta que agregaría $202 billones al fondo fiduciario del Medicare en los próximos 20 años, sin...
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Health Starts With You First
La salud empieza primero con usted

Whenever I go with my mom to the hospital to accompany her to one of her appointments, I am privy to a number of conversations as we wait and chat with other patients.
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The right step
El paso correcto

If the problem in New York City is inequality, the solution is CUNY. Mayor de Blasio knows this and has articulated a progressive...
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Let Go and Let LOVE
Soltar y dejar AMAR

I’m a control freak, a perfectionist. I admit it. I’ve always needed things to be done my way. I had what I considered to be the perfect life.
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The tools to fight diabetes

Herramientas para combatir la diabetes

Casi 1 millón de latinas ignoran que corren el riesgo de volverse diabéticas. Muchas probablemente no recibirán la atención...
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A Failing Grade
Una mala nota

En educación artística, nuestra Ciudad no está sacando buenas calificaciones. Mi oficina acaba de publicar un revelador...
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It’s Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage

Es Hora de que El Congreso Aumente El Salario Mínimo

Han pasado mas de cuatro años desde la ultima ves que el Congreso aumento el salario mínimo federal. Familias trabajadoras están...
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10 Things You Need to Know After Your Child Is Diagnosed with Autism

10 Cosas que necesita saber luego de que su niño/a es diagnosticado con autismo

En reconocimiento al Mes de Conciencia Sobre el Autismo, la Dra. Catherine Lord, directora del Centro de Autismo y Desarrollo Cerebral...
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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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Finding Spanish and English Words That Are Closely Related

Encontrando palabras estrechamente relacionadas

El idioma inglés puede parecer muy extraño a los estudiantes de hogares primordialmente de habla hispana. No es fonético. Sus...
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Heartbreaking Habits
Hábitos Desgarradores

Casi medio millón de mujeres mueren cada año de enfermedades del corazón y ataques cerebrales, sin embargo las mujeres...
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