Tag Archives: Politics/Government

Personification, by Picasso
Personificado, por Picasso

When Pablo Picasso was 10, his family left the sunny Mediterranean village of Málaga for a city on the north Spanish coast. His father had a better job offer in a dark, dreary place ...
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Let’s Celebrate
Celebremos nuestra herencia hispana

Cuando escucho los nombres de íconos latinos como Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Carolina Herrera, Rita Moreno, Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Santana o Gloria Estefan, las palabras que me vienen a la mente son “talento”, “perseverancia” y “legado”...
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Wise at the wheel
Sabios al volante

Being a taxi driver cost his brother his life, but that didn’t keep him from working in the industry he loved. Pablo Pérez, a manager at livery cab base New Superior Radio Group Corporation...
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Taxpayers: Be Aware
Contribuyentes: estén conscientes

El Departamento de Impuestos y Finanzas del estado de Nueva York recuerda a los neoyorquinos a ser conscientes de las estafas fiscales. A pesar de que la temporada de impuestos ha terminado...
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Step It Up
¡A caminar!

It's official: walking is good for you – and we need to do more of it. This past Sept. 9th, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, kicked off a nationwide “Call to Action”....
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UC Recap- September 7 – September 12

María Montéz passed away on September 7th, 1951, but not before making history. María Montez went from humble origins in Barahona, Dominican Republic to the heights of Hollywood in the 1940’s...

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Faces of Faith
Rostros de Fe

Al igual que muchos residentes, Mamdadou Drame está a la espera de la visita del papa Francisco a finales de este mes.
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Rays mark rise
Los rayos marcan el ascenso

The sun will always rise in the east – and uptown. A new mural along the East 125th Street pedestrian plaza aims to brighten the corridor for residents...
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Over 500 Jobs for Veterans Available

Más de 500 empleos disponibles para veteranos

The next U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Job Fair will be held on Thurs., Sept. 10th at the Lexington Avenue Armory from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Congestion Hearing

A public hearing on traffic congestion in Manhattan is being held by Borough President Gale A. Brewer, together with government transportation agencies and regulators, experts, advocates for consumers and transit riders, and transportation industry stakeholders.

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La Casa de Congress

Su casa es tu casa. Juan Felipe Herrera, en su primera aparición oficial como el 21° consultor poeta laureado, ha anunciado el lanzamiento...
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Community News 09.09.15

Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez invites residents to learn more about Participatory Budgeting and help determine how to spend $1 million for...
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DOE Registration Centers

Now through September 18, the Department of Education (DOE) is opening nine temporary Registration Centers across the five boroughs for new students to enroll in school, and assist families who may have questions. The centers are open through Friday, September 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. They will be closed on September 14-15 for Rosh Hashanah.

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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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In the right gear
En la velocidad correcta

Earlier this year, Wayne Cion was making a turn at less than a mile per hour at 9 p.m. on 174th Street and Vyse Avenue in the Bronx when he heard...
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Time for Tingó
Momento de Tingó

Se dice que nunca aprendió a leer ni a escribir. Pero ahora, se impartirán clases a cientos de niños en su nombre. El Centro de Aprendizaje y Cuidado de Niños Mamá Tingó...
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Swimming: Not for Summer Alone
Nadar: No solo para el verano

Parece tan injusto. Justo cuando le estas cogiendo el gusto al verano, haciendo de tu piscina local parte de tu ejercicio y rutina de ocio...
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Rebound for El Barrio
La recuperación de El Barrio

Loitering. Alcohol abuse. Drug usage. These are some of the issues afflicting the East Harlem hub at 125th Street and Lexington Avenue, says Assemblymember Robert Rodríguez...
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Building Stronger Communities
Creando Comunidades Solidarias

Una de las cosas de las que más disfruto como Canciller es cuando tengo la oportunidad de conversar con estudiantes y padres en las reuniones comunitarias...
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Pope in the Park
El papa en el parque

You’ll have to do more than pray. Those wanting to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis during his Central Park processional on Fri., Sept. 25th will now be able to enter a lottery conducted by the city...
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Sanitation Advisory – Labor Day, Monday, September 7th
No habrá recolección el Día del Trabajo

El Departamento de Saneamiento de la ciudad de Nueva York (DSNY) anunció hoy que en el Día del Trabajo, no habrá recolección de basura, reciclaje o residuos orgánicos...
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MT- Community News 09.02.15
Noticias Communitarias 09.02.15

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a Cocktail Party Fundraiser on Sun., Sept. 20th from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. in support of the park...
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Seeking safety
Buscando seguridad

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is accepting applications for school crossing guard positions citywide. Earlier this year, the city allocated $1.14 million in additional funds to hire 80 new crossing guards, and the NYPD is currently seeking applicants for 41 vacant positions...
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After the blaze, a small benefit
Tras el incendio, un pequeño beneficio

"Los dos estábamos durmiendo", dijo Christian, recordando lo que llegaron a ser los últimos momentos que él y su hermano menor pasarían en su casa...
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Now what?
¿Ahora qué?

La hija de Miguel Almanza, Ámbar Cristal, debe comenzar su último año de preparatoria en unos pocos días. Él estaba contento de que ella estuviera todavía de vacaciones esta semana....
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The lift of legacy
El impulso de un legado

Enough proved to be more than enough. “Thanks to her, change is happening.” Helen Cornell issued these words of praise earlier this month for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand....
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Fresco, with feeling
Fresco, con sentimiento

Hicieron sus marcas. Lograr que el edificio de la escuela esté listo para el primer día por lo general requiere de pintura, pero el equipo de la Preparatoria para Medios y Comunicación....
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Missing Mr. Ricky
Extrañando al Sr. Ricky

Keith Avila was impatiently waiting for the delivery of his new sneakers on August 17th. The package finally came, but the 17-year-old was surprised...
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Lost no more
No más pérdidas

Por más de cinco años, Héctor Padilla trabajó en la carpintería. Él fue contratado por una empresa privada para trabajar en proyectos en el Hospital Bellevue...
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Community News 08.26.15
Noticias Comunitarias 08.26.15

Únete a 187 Street Gallery Project y Artists Unite, ahora y hasta el 30 de septiembre, para la presentación de fotografías de Helen Ferrulli, reunidas en la exposición....
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Happy Birthday Social Security and Medicare!

¡El Seguro Social y Medicare cumplen años!

This summer, we celebrate the birthday of two programs that have transformed the health and financial security of millions of senior citizens across the nation: Social Security...
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Participatory Budget returns
Regresa el Presupuesto Participativo

Se invita a todos los residentes de Washington Heights, Inwood y Marble Hill a ayudar a decidir cómo gastar $1 millón de dólares en dinero de los contribuyentes...
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Free Half UPK at the Y
Medio UPK gratuito en la Y

The Y on Nagle Avenue is now offering a tuition-free UPK half-day program from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...
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We cannot go back
No podemos volver atrás

Me enorgulleció ayudar a financiar la nueva cabina TKTS y tribuna en Duffy Square, y estar con el alcalde Bloomberg y la comisionada de Transporte, Jeanette Sadik-Khan, en la inauguración....
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Culture Convention
Convención de la Cultura

Hundreds of PAL children united to celebrate and learn about different world landmarks at the organization’s Annual Cultural Day this past August 14th...
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A luxe lab for learning
Un laboratorio de lujo para aprender

What do a global wholesaler of recycled and refurbished computers (Abtranet), a jewelry maker (the Victoria Blake Collection), a tax and accounting service (Albatax)...
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Free Back to School Fair
Feria gratuita de regreso a la escuela

Los productos incluidos en la lista de compras de regreso a la escuela pueden aumentar el presupuesto rápidamente...
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UC Recap- August 17 – August 22

I have a confession to make. I am starting to fall real hard for Miami. Once again, the Ford Millennials converged on Miami for 3 days of learning, career advancement, culture and cuisine...

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MT – Community News 08.19.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 08.19.15

Únase a la Alianza Dyckman Farmhouse para el evento de Micrófono Abierto y Círculo de Tambores el domingo, 23 de agosto, de 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m...
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Performing artist E’Dena Hines killed
Artista asesinada

A quiet residential block became the scene of a stunning and violent tragedy this past weekend. On Sun., Aug. 16th, shortly after 3 a.m., officers from the 33rd Precinct responded to an emergency call....
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Bonding over bandwidth
Vinculándose por ancho de banda

Before he was a lock, he was at a loss. Jay Sofer, owner of Lockbusters, a 24/7 locksmith service, recently admitted that he had previously had little use for an important tool....
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Legionella found in East Harlem
Se encuentra legionella en East Harlem

La bacteria ha rebotado. El reciente brote de legionella en el sur del Bronx levantó, naturalmente, preocupación entre los residentes de toda la ciudad, especialmente en el vecino norte de Manhattan...
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No plunder, just purpose
No saqueo, solo el propósito

Mind your mateys. To mark the 50th anniversary of National Health Center Week, the Community Healthcare Network (CHN) called on the pirates....
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DO Diana? Done.
¿Diana una DO? Listo.

Fue cuando observó a un pediatra tratando a un niño con problemas respiratorios que ella conocía. El interés de Diana Rivers en convertirse en una doctora en medicina osteopática...
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Painters Recruit Apprentices
Pintores contratan aprendices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for District Council #9 will conduct a recruitment from September 10, 2015 through September 23, 2015 for 50 painter, decorator, and paperhanger apprentices...
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Minding the Moms
Mirando a las madres

American Mothers Inc.® is now accepting nominations for 2016 Mother of the Year® and Mother of Achievement for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico....
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UC Recap- August 10 – August 15

The Dominican Diaspora converged in New York City for the annual Dominican Day Parade on Sunday, August 9th. Since 1982, the Parade has been bringing Dominicans together to revel and celebrate their Dominican identity...

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Stamp of approval
Sello de aprobación

The day the two planes crashed into the Twin Towers, Juan Mariel Alcántara Peña made his decision. He would join the United States Army. Alcántara had moved to Washington Heights with his family from the Dominican Republic...
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Winning the hunger game
Ganar el juego del hambre

El gerente vino a comer. El gerente de los Yankees de Nueva York, Joe Girardi, estaba en una misión el pasado jueves 6 de agosto...
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Road of glory
Camino a la gloria

The Dominican Day Parade has traditionally been celebrated on the second Sunday of August in honor of “La Guerra de la Restauración” [The War of the Restoration]....
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