Education

Latin Roots shines light on leaders
‘Latin Roots’ destaca a líderes

The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center was a constellation of Northern Manhattan’s shining stars this past Wed., Nov. 8. Four local leaders were honored by Community Works at the launch of its photographic exhibit “Latin Roots: Washington Heights/Inwood,”...
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UC Recap Nov 26- Dec 1

The holidays are upon us and while many of us are busy either celebrating, preparing to celebrate or buying gifts for loved ones, there are many in our neighborhood that could use a little Christmas cheer. Enter Operation Toys For Cocktails: From now until midnight on...

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Family Caregivers: You’re not alone

Cuidadores familiares: no están solos

Most family caregivers feel isolated. Extensive resources are available, but most are unaware of this help. Confident they’re facing their challenge alone...
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Grieving a Child
Llorando por un niño/a

Although there’s a lot of here and now to be grateful for, we can’t forget those many wonderful individuals no longer with us, especially if the one that's been lost is a child or an adolescent...
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A Room of his own
Su propia habitación

John Elmo’s novel, Room for Enjoyment, isn’t exactly autobiographical. But like the main character, Inwood resident Elmo was a top interior designer for more than 50 years...
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How to handle report card issues
Revisando las calificaciones

It is report card time. Soon, every student in New York City from Kindergarten to 12th grade will have received a report card showing how they have done in the first trimester...
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Focused on more than fitness
Más alla del Buen Físico

While it is a more common sight to see Goldin Martínez encouraging youths to do crunches, push-ups and obstacles courses, the new challenge...
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...

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At Claudio’s: A master of the trade
En Claudio’s: Un maestro del oficio

Temprano en la tarde, la Barbería Claudio era un tranquilo refugio del bullicio de la calle. Este pasado miércoles, 14 de noviembre, no había televisión, radio y hasta recientemente, ni teléfonos. Solo la luz de otoño filtrándose...
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Grateful Young Moms
Agradecidas madres jóvenes

Family, career, our Boston Terrier, and friends - these are just a few of the things I’m grateful for this year. These are they very things that undoubtedly bring me joy, year-round and always. However, one very important piece of my puzzle is—believe it or not—our community...
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Easy-Peasy Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fáciles Conferencias entre Padres y Maestros

Las conferencias de padres y maestros muy a menudo pueden sentirse como el último enfrentamiento: la maestra de su hijo y usted. Es como ir a su primera cita, y luego de eso, soportar la agonía y la incertidumbre de custodia. Sin embargo, no siempre tiene que ser una situación rápida, conocer y saludar...
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School’s In: Educating and engaging parents
La Escuela ha Comenzado: Educando a los padres para que participen

Para cientos de padres,  durante este fin de semana, City College fue el centro de un diálogo vital. Este pasado viernes 12 de octubre se vio el...
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