Education

One Book, One Barrio
Un libro, un barrio

Tiempo de poner a todo el mundo en la misma página. La tienda de libros de El Barrio, La Casa Azul, acaba de lanzar un...
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Spirit and scholarship
Espíritu y becas

Young scholars from Washington Heights and Inwood were recently rewarded for doing more than hitting the books. The...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-12 to 5-17

It’s officially on people. The official Washington Heights & Inwood dining week celebration, #WHIN & DINE, has begun so get out there and start exploring all the wonderful establishments that Uptown has to offer. You have until May 23rd to get in on an enticing 3-course prix fix dinner for $26.95 at a whole host...

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For your information
Para su información

En el Norte de Manhattan, ‘FYI’ es mucho más que información. Fundada en el 1993, ‘Fresh Youth Initiatives’ (FYI) es una...
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The Pod has landed
El Pod ha aterrizado

Los residentes de Inwood podrían haber pensado que los extraterrestres invadieron su barrio, ya que un gran objeto...
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In Solidarity
En solidaridad

From the Dyckman Houses to Dyckman Street and points north to the end of Inwood, neighborhood residents stand in solidarity...
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Happy at Helene Fuld
Felices en Fuld

El pasado viernes 2 de mayo, la Universidad de Enfermería Helene Fuld (HFCN por sus siglas en inglés) celebró la ceremonia...
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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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Power in performance
Acceso a las artes

This summer, a free program in Washington Heights will offer young people an introduction to music and theater, and help...
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“Everyone gets a piece of suffering before they leave”

“Todo el mundo recibe un poco de sufrimiento antes de irse”

Time to mind the minder. Doctors and nurses serve to diagnose and treat, but once the initial phases of medical intervention and treatment move to ...
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The Art of Amistad

On Sat., May 10th, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) will host the First Annual Students Spring Art Show of the Amistad Dual Language School. The show will feature art work from students in kindergarten through the eighth grade, and all the art will be available for purchase. “We are really happy that we are...

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Make it Maccabee
Encadenándolo y trayéndolo

Yeshiva University’s men’s tennis team captured a tournament berth this past Sun., Apr. 27th. In doing so, the Maccabees received the University’s...
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I am not defeated
No estoy derrotada

Mientras esperamos celebrar el cinco de Mayo, haríamos bien en mirar más allá de las margaritas. Hoy también puede ser un día para observar...
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From Catholic to charter
De católica a charter

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this past Mon., Apr. 28th that an agreement had been reached to place three charter schools in buildings that...
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“When environment acts like medicine”

“Cuando el medio ambiente actúa como medicina”

Ustedes no son los hombres que sus abuelos eran. Esa fue una de las muchas aleccionadoras declaraciones entregadas...
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Meet Evan
Conozca a Evan

Estamos cerrando el mes de concientización del autismo con la historia de una increíble familia del Bronx, sus retos después del diagnóstico y cómo están trabajando a pesar de todo con muchísimo amor....
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The Buczek Ball
A la Buczek

Hundreds of Little Leaguers, family members, police officers and residents were on hand for the kick-off of the Police Officer Michael Buczek Little League season this past Sat., Apr.26th...
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Citizenship Now!
¡Ciudadanía ahora!

La 12a línea directa anual de Citizenship Now! está abierta, y está tomando llamadas hasta el viernes 2 de mayo. Desde 2004...
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UPK Seats Available at Community-based Organizations

Although the deadline to apply for pre-kindergarten seats in public schools has passed, applications for Universal Pre-K are still available for seats at Community-based Organizations throughout the city. New York City children who turn four by December 31, 2014 are eligible...

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A matter of faith
Una cuestión de fe

Cuando el Dr. Richard Bonifas cruza la calle 204 oeste hacia la Academia Cristiana de Manhattan (MCA por sus siglas...
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Universal Pre-K Sign-up Deadline

Parents have until Apr. 23rd to register their children for universal pre-kindergarten. Children turning four years old in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to attend pre-k programs. Pre-k is free. You do not have to pay to attend programs offered by the NYC Department of Education.

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A life dedicated to literacy
Una vida dedicada a la alfabetización

Ramón González developed his love for books at an early age. Starting at about six years old, he seemed to always have had a book...
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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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HOPE comes to Harlem
‘HOPE’ llega a Harlem

When John Hope Bryant was a kid growing up in Los Angeles, his first business venture was selling candy from his house. He...
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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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For Passover, a glimpse into the past

Para la Pascua Judía, una Mirada al pasado

To coincide with the observance of Passover season, two rare medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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HOPE comes to Harlem

When John Hope Bryant was a kid growing up in Los Angeles, his first business venture was selling candy from his house. He proved to be quite the entrepreneur, earning an average of $300 a week. But when he was 18, he made a bad business decision and lost all the...

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A dancing debut
Un debut de baile

With the silliness of April Fool’s out of the way, it was time to get serious. Serious about Zumba. On Wed., Apr. 2nd, Inwood Community...
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Junot Díaz at Columbia University

As part of the Writing Lives Series at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, author Junot Díaz will read from his work and discuss his writing. Diaz will be in discussion with Alondra Nelson, Professor of Sociology at Columbia, and Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Associate Professor of English...

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In bloom? Books!
¿Floreciendo? ¡Libros!

Kevin Klepper vio la oportunidad en una pila de libros desechados. El residente de Washington Heights siguió sus instintos...
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Understanding Autism
Entendiendo el autismo

El Trastorno del Espectro Autista (TEA) es uno de amplio espectro. Generalmente, los síntomas comienzan a aparecer...
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Preventing Falls with VNSNY Choice
Previniendo caídas con VNSNY Choice

El pasado jueves 27 de marzo, VNSNY CHOICE, junto con el senador estatal Bill Perkins, realizó un taller gratuito de salud...
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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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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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Mi Gente: Barnes and Noble sets up shop

Mi Gente: Barnes and Noble establece tienda

Forget the Slurpees. Look for books instead at this 711. 711 West 168th Street, located on Haven Street, had long been...
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Moving with Mandela
Moviéndose con Mandela

At Intermediate School 52 in Inwood, José Vilson teaches eighth-grade math. But he has social studies in his heart. "I love...
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Rebounding and reading
Rebotando y leyendo

The Little Engine That Could es el libro infantil favorito de Felipe López. "Es motivador", explicó el jugador retirado de...
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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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Good reads
Buenas lecturas

¿Siempre ha querido tener al mentor perfecto para ayudarle a tomar las decisiones correctas con respecto a su...
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A dream deferred?
¿Un sueño diferido?

A pesar de la abundancia de tréboles de cuatro hojas, el pasado día de San Patricio no fue una fiesta feliz para miles de estudiantes indocumentados.
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Hacking for health
“Hackeando” por la salud

Ready. Set. Code. After 36 nearly non-stop hours of coding, developer Hannah Oppenheimer is one step closer to making a long-held dream come true.
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Say hello to Oscar
Salude a Oscar

Pain-inducing. Kevin Nazemi, a former Microsoft developer, once expressed those sentiments about dealing with health insurance that many...
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Ed101: Battles lines drawn anew

Ed101: Las líneas de batalla se dibujan nuevamente

It seems now to be a tale of two schools. The debate on charter and district schools has reached a fever pitch, particularly in...
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Wanna blog?
¿Desea bloguear?

When we launched Young Urban Moms (YUM), we knew we wanted to make a difference for young moms on a global...
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Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Competition

Students have just two weeks left for submissions in the “Doodle 4 Google” 2014 Scholarship Competition. Artists have a chance to win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grand for their school, along with having their winning artwork displayed on Google’s homepage logo for millions...

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And the award goes to…

The awards season is not over. While Oscar golden statuettes have been handed out, there are still more honors to come. The Annual Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership approaches. There are five nominees, and the winner will be announced...

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Juggling ahead
Haciendo Malabares

Sales, clerical tasks, negotiation, writing, and entrepreneurship, to name a few. Mothers have abundant skills we...
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Frederick Douglass Academy and MCU open WFDA

La Academia Frederick Douglass y MCU inauguran WFDA

Staff and students from the Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA), along with representatives from Municipal Credit Union (MCU)...
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From WHEELS to the White House
De WHEELS a la Casa Blanca

Es seguro decir que cuando el Presidente le ofrece un saludo, la gente puede prestar atención. Estiven Rodríguez bien podría...
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“It’s something you don’t get over”
“Es algo de lo que no te recuperas”

There could hardly be a more bittersweet celebration. In honor of Black History Month, local union 1199 SEIU, chose...
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