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Equipo estelar

"Siento que la comunidad anhela nueva energía", dijo Carmen de la Rosa. Y ella y otra residente del norte del...
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City urges immigrants: Seek aid, use caution
Ciudad insta a los inmigrantes: busquen ayuda, tengan cuidado

We’ve got your back. To those disappointed in the recent decision by a divided Supreme Court that struck down...
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Apply to be a NYCHA Resident Board Member

Aplique para ser miembro de la Junta de Residentes de NYCHA

En septiembre de 2016, el alcalde de Blasio nombrará a tres residentes para la Junta de NYCHA. Los miembros de la Junta...
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Upcoming Elections: Voting and Registration Deadlines

September 13, 2016 – State and Local Primary MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3)) Application must be postmarked no later than August 19th and received by a board of elections no later than August 24th to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

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Embracing Espaillat
Abrazando a Espaillat

The bitter campaign to succeed Charles Rangel as Congressional representative of the 13th District...
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New Consul pledges collaboration
Nuevo cónsul promete colaboración

El nuevo cónsul general de México en Nueva York, Diego Gómez-Pickering, dijo que trabajará sin descanso...
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Washington Heights, D.C.
Es pa’lla que va

Mr. Espaillat is going to Washington. It appears that Adriano Espaillat achieved victory late Tuesday...
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Rangel casts vote, pushes Wright as successor
Rangel emite su voto e impulsa a Wright como su successor

For the first time in nearly half a century, Charles Rangel cast a vote for someone other than himself...
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Voter Assistance
Asistencia para los votantes

El fiscal general Eric Schneiderman insta a los votantes que tengan problemas o asuntos en las urnas llamar a la línea...
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Wright at the Rail
Wright en el carril

On Monday evening, a relaxed Wright, who was joined by Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., took up his post by...
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Espaillat in the East
Espaillat en el este

Espaillat and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito greeted commuters at the corner of 116th Street...
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A Broad Brush
Una brocha de belleza

They were struck by the strokes. A new mural at the George Washington Educational Complex is the handiwork of seven student artists intent on...
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The Advisor at the Chamber
La asesora en la Cámara

Erradicar las barreras. Cuando Valerie Jarrett, asesora principal de la Casa Blanca, pidió recientemente a los líderes de negocios ayudar a eliminar...
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Puzzle at the Polls
Rompecabezas en las encuestas

There was no malice – and no master plan. So insisted New York City Board of Elections (BOE) Executive Director Michael Ryan, as he was...
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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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Mark of change
Señal de cambio

El reverendo aun esta en revolución. La Red de Acción Nacional (NAN por sus siglas en inglés), del reverendo Al Sharpton...
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A “damning” disparity
Una disparidad “irrefutable”

Mind the gap. Women in New York City earn about $5.8 billion less than men in wages each year, according to a new report...
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Wage War Won
Triunfo de ley

It was a Major win. “Never before have so many workers in so many places won a common demand,” said Alvin Major.
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State legislators seal budget deal
Legisladores estatales sellan acuerdo sobre el presupuesto

With a midnight deadline approaching, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement with legislative leaders on a state budget...
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On Myth and Opportunity
De mitos y oportunidades

Al igual que muchos votantes demócratas de mi edad y más jóvenes, yo #FeelTheBern (#SientoElBern). Percibimos en la campaña del senador...
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Sanders and Sharpton do Sylvia’s
Sanders se reúne con Sharpton

No era esa clase de fiesta de té. Recién salido de su rotundo triunfo en las primarias de New Hampshire una noche...
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The flight fight
Vinculado en el vuelo

They won’t cede ground. Around 500 airport workers and their supporters rallied at LaGuardia Airport on Martin Luther King Day, calling for...
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Mothers on the move
Madres en movimiento

She answered the phone to the worst imaginable news. When Juanita Morgan picked up the receiver, it was to hear that her son had died. It was Christmas Day, 1999....
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Making the Grade
Logrando la buena nota

La Ciudad de Nueva York tiene una diversidad más alta que nunca, con casi el 40 por ciento de residentes nacidos fuera de los Estados Unidos...
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Remedy and restitution
Remedio y restitución

Las personas que obtengan servicios de dos organizaciones de inmigración fraudulentas son elegibles para compensación de un fondo de restitución de $2.2 millones...
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¡P’alante, siempre p’alante!

La revolución tiene un hogar. El pasado sábado 26 de julio, ante una gran multitud, la intersección de la calle 111 este y la...
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Latino Leadership Institute honors crusaders for change

Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas

"The Latino community will move this country forward in the years to come," said Lucia Gómez-Jiménez, Executive Director of the immigrant advocacy group La Fuente...
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Too high a cost
Un costo demasiado alto

Él estaba en el ataque. El contralor del estado Thomas DiNapoli realizó una visita al Centro de Excelencia de Asma...
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Lights on for DREAM
Luces encendidas por DREAM

Fue una manifestación planeada para obtener apoyo para la ley Dream del estado de Nueva York antes de su crucial votación en...
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“She was four, but she made a difference”
“Tenía cuatro años pero hizo una diferencia”

This past March 10th would have been Ariel Russo’s fifth birthday. Her mother Sofia Russo knows precisely how that celebration would have gone...
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“A coalition never seen before”
“Una coalición nunca antes vista”

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has made it official, announcing his candidacy for the 13th Congressional seat of Northern...
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Mi Gente: Stop and Frisk Stopped?

Mi Gente: Detención y cacheo ¿terminó?

El alcalde Bill de Blasio ha cumplido una de sus promesas de campaña, disminuyendo el atractivo de la histórica Floyd contra el...
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“Inequality does not exist in a vacuum”

At the National Action Network’s (NAN) House of Justice on West 145th Street on Mon., Jan. 20th, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored with a promise that the "Tale of Two Cities" would have a happy ending. The annual NAN tribute drew elected officials from across the city...

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Local Councilmembers named to leadership posts

Concejales locales nombrados a puestos de liderazgo

La portavoz del Concejo Municipal Melissa Mark-Viverito anunció tareas del Comité y puestos de dirección, el pasado miércoles...
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GWB: Christie, Swift and Lin-Manuel

GWB: Christie, Swift y Lin-Manuel

Sometimes objects have personalities. They don’t talk or move; they don’t have our five senses but their presence and their impact...
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The Speaker of the House
La primera portavoz latina

Sí se puede. The familiar phrase, born of the migrant workers’ movement decades ago and made an enduring tagline during the Obama presidential... En-espanol

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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Armando Batista es actor, escritor y educador. Sus padres son de la República Dominicana y él nació en los Estados Unidos y creció en Washington Heights.In-English

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I Have a Dream
Tengo Un Sueño

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
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GWB: Christie, Swift y Lin-Manuel

Algunos objetos inanimados tienen personalidad. Estos objetos no hablan, no se mueven, no tienen los cinco sentidos que nosotros los humanos tenemos, pero su presencia y su impacto opacan a la inmensa mayoría de los mortales. Desde el 24 de octubre del 1931 todos los residentes de...

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Internship Opportunities
Oportunidades de Internado

The Office of Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez is offering internship opportunities to undergraduate students and recent graduates in...En-espanol

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Community Discussion of Politics and Policy

Please join State Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilmembers Mark Levine (District 7) and Ydanis Rodriguez (District 10) and community residents for a “Community Discussion of Politics and Policy.”

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Mystery at the Mansion
Misterio en la Mansión

Emilie Lauren Gruchow had a pretty good summer this past year. She solved a 230-year-old mystery, the results of which will more...
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The End of El Bloombito (?)
El fin de El Bloombito (?)

“Yo should probablyo starto looko para un nuevo jobo”, nunca lo dijo Michael Bloomberg. Pero Miguel Bloombito, su alter...
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Eso es así

Since 2006, my entire family has not spent the holidays together in Puerto Rico. We wanted a calm, quiet, non-touristy place where... En-espanol

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Bill de Blasio’s Inauguration Speech

Discurso de inauguración de Bill de Blasio

Thank you, President Clinton, for your kind words. It was an honor to serve in your administration, and we’re all honored by your presence.
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“She never gave up on anything”

“Ella nunca se rindió ante nada”

If only ten percent of the people that Pat McCullough helped in her 40 years of public service came to her funeral, then the island of Manhattan would...
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OEM Issues Winter Storm Warning

A citywide winter storm warning has been issued starting Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:00PM until 1:00PM on Friday, January 3, 2014. The current forecast calls for 6-8 inches of snow accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures.

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Rangel readies to run
Rangel se alista para postularse

El león está buscando rugir. Y bailar. El Congresista Charles B. Rangel, de 83 años, lo hizo oficial y anunció el pasado jueves...
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WaHi Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting

The Chamber of Commerce of Washington Heights and Inwood, Inc. invites residents and community members to celebrate 2014 with a breakfast meeting at Coogan’s on Wednesday, January 8, and to hear from new District 7 Councilmember, Mark Levine.

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Making it official
Oficialmente certificada

En lugar de serpentear a través de las calles y caminos en Filadelfia, los protagonistas marcharon a través del Norte de Manhattan.
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