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The Commissioner and his Commons
El comisionado y su edificio

Manhattan College formally dedicated the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons this past Wed., Oct. 15th. The building...
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Autumn at the Allen
Otoño en el Allen

Las personas mayores estaban recibiendo inyecciones. Pero la escena el pasado martes 14 de octubre estaba muy lejos de un auditorio de la escuela preparatoria...
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Success Academy approved for 14 new schools

Aprobación y expansión para las Academias ‘Success’

La red de trabajo de la Academias ‘Success’ de Escuelas ‘Charter’ recientemente recibió un gran impulso hacia su expansión...
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Halloween Fun for Everyone
Diversión de Halloween para todos

Halloween, tan divertido y emocionante como puede ser, también presenta grandes retos para las familias de niños con autismo y/o trastorno del proceso sensorial...
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They played on
Y siguen tocando

The Seniors Orchestral Society of New York (SOSNY) is gearing up. The first concert of the society’s third season will take place...
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A kick in the coleslaw
Un toque a la ensalada de repollo

Apples are the official fruit of New York State and one of the best-known symbols of fall. There are more than 7,500 varieties of...
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MT Community 10.22.14

Se invita a los educadores de museos o las artes a aprender más sobre la educación práctica de museos en el Studio Museum...
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Vendy en El Barrio

The Vendy Awards, in partnership with East Harlem’s La Marqueta, will bring local food vendors into the historic commercial area. For five Sundays...
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‘Hood challenge
Desafío del barrio

Derecho de fanfarronear, ¿alguien? El Desafío del Barrio, un programa competitivo de subvenciones destinadas para fomentar la...
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UC Recap: October 13 – October 18

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has $1 Million in discretionary funds to spend on capital improvement projects within the district and he is going directly to the people to find out how to spend it. The participatory budgeting process kicked off on October 14th at the Inwood Library...

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Speed Limit Change
Cambio en el límite de velocidad

Starting November 7th, the speed limit on all New York City streets will be 25MPH unless otherwise posted. This new speed...
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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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Dyckman Farmhouse Fall Festival

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum will be hosting their annual Fall Festival this Sun., Oct. 19th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The Farmhouse, located on the corner of 204th Street and Broadway, will offer guests a number of exciting free events. Guests will be allowed to tour the 230 year old house...

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Que bonitas banderas
Qué bonitas banderas

Eran cincuenta en la Quinta. Miles de neoyorquinos se alinearon a lo largo de la Quinta Avenida el pasado domingo 12 de octubre para conmemorar el aniversario 50 del Desfile del Día de la Herencia Hispana..
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A carnival of crimson
Un carnaval carmesí

There would be no dimming her light. Despite the overcast skies, the Little Red Lighthouse, Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse, was the singular focus of attention during its....
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Where paths cross, providence follows
Caminos cruzados seguidos por la providencia

Cuando Lourdes Carrasco tenía 11 años, regresó a la República Dominicana durante un verano y obtuvo una cédula o documento de identidad. Decía "blanca"...
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Fitting and fighting
Ejercitarse y luchar

October is Breast Cancer awareness Month, which seeks to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for its prevention and treatment.
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Toil at the terminal
Trabajo en la terminal

It's complicated. Such was the takeaway during the recent meeting between community residents, elected officials, representatives of the Port Authority...
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Roberts to retire
Roberts se retira

Lillian Roberts, directora ejecutiva del Consejo Distrital 37 (DC 37 por sus siglas en inglés) de la Federación Americana de Empleados...
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Festival brings cinema to children
Festival lleva el cine a los niños

Luces... cámara...niños. Por sexto año consecutivo, KidCinemaFest, un festival de cine dirigido específicamente a niños y sus familias, está de vuelta en la ciudad de Nueva York.
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Pruden goes presidential
Pruden a la presidencia

An Inwood resident has been tapped by President Barack Obama for a key advisory role. Harlan Pruden, a First Nations Cree activist...
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MT Community 10.15.14

In conjunction with Changing Perceptions Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a revival of Homage 3: Illmatic, an original play by Shaun Neblett that was developed from NaS' album Illmatic and pays homage to the album’s themes and lyrics. Homage 3:Illmatic...

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“I feel strong”
“Me siento fuerte”

When Yeniset Estrella and her family moved to a new apartment, she received a visit from Community Health Worker Maritza Guillermo. It...
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Monster treat, no tricks
Monstruo sorpresa, sin trucos

¿Qué es Halloween sin monstruos? Uno de los mejores espíritus malignos del cine engalanará la pantalla de 50 pies del United Palace...
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Raising the roof
Aumentando recursos en Isabella

The Isabella Geriatric Center is taking to the rooftop to celebrate its annual gala. The organization's "Raise the Roof" party nets donations to support...
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Rally cry
Clamando por un cambio

Miles de padres, maestros, niños y partidarios de las escuelas charter de Nueva York se reunieron en la Plaza Foley el 2 de octubre para...
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Pop UP puppets
Títeres Pop UP

Thurston lies on a bed of nails. Ivan, with his iron-clad stomach, swallows swords. Boris has spiral telephone cords for arms, making him a natural acrobat.
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Rent-freeze eligibility expanded for seniors and disabled
Ampliación en la elegibilidad para la congelación del alquiler

Un cambio reciente a la ley ayudará a estabilizar el costo de vida a un mayor número de personas de la ciudad de ...
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Seekers at STRIVE
Sobresaliendo en STRIVE

New York City's high unemployment rate has hit East Harlem especially hard, with 13.1% of the neighborhood's residents currently jobless...
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A Lutheran legacy
Una herencia luterana

No muchas organizaciones pueden afirmar que han existido durante 350 años, sobre todo en una nación tan joven. Pero ese es el caso...
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A sea of love
Un mar de amor

“We were just helping a friend,” explains Mercedes Robles. She is telling a tale filled with love large enough for a whale – it also happens to be true. Robles and her significant other, George Robles, co-manage...
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Gone Girl
Perdida

Ghosts, insanity and repressed sexuality are just some of the themes Henry James explored in his 19th century novella, Turn of the Screw...
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MT Community 10.08.14

During his three terms as mayor of Curitiba, Brazil in the 1970’s and ’80’s, architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner sought to transform...
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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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Green for all
Verde para todos

On Tues., Oct. 7th, Community Parks Initiative (CPI), which commits a $130 million capital investment to improve 35 small neighborhood parks was announced...
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Former Assemblymember Rosa sentenced to prison

La ex asambleísta Rosa condenada a prisión

El viernes 3 de octubre, la ex asambleísta estatal Gabriela Rosa, quien se declaró culpable de fraude matrimonial y de bancarrota en junio, fue condenada...
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UC Recap: September 29 – October 4

On the last weekend in September, I had the honor of taking part in the Ford Millennials Summit in Miami as a member of the Ford Millennials team. Ford Millennials is an important initiative from Ford en Español that selects young and emerging Latino influencers from across the country and helps...

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J’s Big Gym closes
Cierre de J’s Big Gym

They’ll have to sweat it out somewhere else. On Mon., Oct. 6th, members were abruptly notified that J’s Big Gym, the fitness mainstay at West 181st...
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Stoking new fires
CCCADI prepara nuevas oficinas centrales

¿Quién dijo que no se puede conseguir mucho en estos días por un dólar? Una antigua estación de bomberos en el Este de Harlem estará ...
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A bane in the boost?
¿Una maldición en el estímulo?

Late night television ads are full of invitations to boost male libido, cure erectile dysfunction and lead a more vigorous...
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Quisqueya at the Capitol
Quisqueya en el Capitolio

El rojo, blanco y azul voló doblemente orgulloso y alto este fin de semana pasado, mientras la Mesa Redonda Nacional Dominicano Americana...
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Bassett’s Block
La cuadra de Bassett

The block to which Emmett Bassett and his family moved in the 60’s looked very different back then. The Bassetts bought and renovated a brownstone ...
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Milongas y más

Cuando la pregunta es "¿Bailamos tango?", la respuesta es un entusiasta "¡Sí!". El festival Shall We Tango de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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A song for all
Una canción para todos

On Thurs., Oct. 2nd, children between the ages of 7 and 13 can audition for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City at Washington Heights...
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Celebrating a century
Celebrando un siglo

Geraldo Vélez tiene muchas razones para celebrar su cumpleaños este año, de hecho, cien de ellas. El miércoles 24, el residente de Inwood...
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Variety at Vida
Variedad en Vida

Hay una gran cantidad de mezcla. De su nombre, el cual combina dos idiomas, a la innumerable combinación de ingredientes frescos y dulces ofrecidos...
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Cheers for Clinkscales
Aplausos para Clinkscales

El comisionado de Parques Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP se unió al senador estatal Bill Perkins; al asambleísta Herman D. Farrell, Jr.; a la ex presidenta del condado C. Virginia Fields...
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Legal aid provided for young migrants
Asistencia jurídica para jóvenes migrantes

The New York City Council has teamed up with two charitable organizations, the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York Community Trust, to provide...
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Laudation at the Lobster
Elogios en el Lobster

Hilda Quezada ha estado sonriendo mucho últimamente. Y tiene una buena razón para hacerlo. Quezada, quien se desempeñó...
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MT Community 10.01.14

On Wed., Oct. 1st at 8:00 p.m., in celebration of the release of her forthcoming new album, Aretha Franklin will be joined by Clive Davis in a rare interview moderated...
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