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MT- Community News 08.05.15
MT- Noticias Comunitarias 08.05.15

El Museo del Barrio se transformará en la pista de baile del verano más caluroso del barrio el miércoles 19 de agosto, ya que la disco silenciosa del Lincoln Center llega a East Harlem...
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Smart Starts
Inicio inteligente

Con el regreso a clases a la vuelta de la esquina, contar con soluciones fáciles, frescas y saludables para el almuerzo y la cena es más importante que nunca....
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Men: Make Screenings a Healthy Habit
Hombres: hacer de los exámenes de salud un hábito sano

Did you know that the projected life expectancy of a man born in the United State in 2015 is 76 years and 5 months?...
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When closed doors are good for business
Cuando las puertas cerradas es buen negocio

As summertime temperatures rise, local store owners tend to crank up the air conditioning.‎ But retailers that leave their doors open while running the AC are not only harming the environment.‎...
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A Change of Pace

There’s a shift in the wind. West Harlem Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has released a comprehensive Climate Action Plan (CAP) specifically for Northern Manhattan....

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Keep Safe in the Heat
Manténgase a salvo durante el color

Heat related illness is serious, but can be prevented. Prolonged exposure to the heat and direct sunlight can be very harmful, and in some cases, fatal. Heat can also aggravate or worsen certain health conditions...
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Disposing of Potentially Harmful Household Items?
¿Eliminando Artículos de su Hogar Potencialmente Dañinos?

La Comisionada de Sanidad, Kathryn García, anunció la segunda ronda de eventos de disposición del Departamento SAFE (Solventes, Automotriz, Inflamables y Electrónicos) para proveerle a los residentes de la ciudad...
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More than parlor talk
Más que hablar

“I wanted to shoot for the stars.” Though Gabrielle Jasmin had always aimed high, studying the skies wasn’t what interested her. It was the idea of working in white that drove her....
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Keep cool with Con Ed
Manténgase fresco con Con Ed

With hot and muggy weather ahead, Con Edison wants to remind customers to use energy wisely, while saving money. New Yorkers can stay cool all summer by following these money-saving conservation tips...
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Care Starts With You
Cuidar de los demás empieza en ti

One of my favorite quotes is by Rosalynn Carter. It is, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”...
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Break for dance

Statement Arts is hosting free hip-hop dance classes by artist Lya Pouleyy for children ages 5-14 starting this Sat., Jul. 18th. Classes will be divided up by age, and will be hosted over three weeks. The workshop will take place at the United Palace, at 176th Street and Broadway...

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Strokes, in step
Pinceladas para el bien

"Era un desastre caminando". Russell M. recordó cómo se enfrentó a los tribunales después de luchar contra el abuso de sustancias. Era agosto de 2014 y tenía que hacer un cambio....
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Lean in to listen
Apoyarse para escuchar

These hills too are alive with the sound of music. Listen Closely, a new chamber music Initiative established by artists James Waldo and Rose Hashimoto, is bringing classical music ot local residents...
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Make that an MD
Lograr un título en medicina

The doctors will be in. For the first time in its nearly 170-year history, the City University of New York and City College will award the MD degree.
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The new Power Rangers
Los nuevos Power Rangers

Most New Yorkers wouldn't consider taking the stairs to reach the top of the Empire State Building, but by late August, some uptown summer campers might feel like they've done that dozens of times...
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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Market Share
Póngase de verde

Get your green on. This summer, Northern Manhattan residents can again return to a local source for their fresh greens – and reds...
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A mannered meal
Una comida amable

Tai Muhammed had an important date this past Tues., Jul. 7th. The professional chef, who routinely presents diners through a unique...
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MT- Community News 07.15.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 07.15.15

Join the New York Restoration Project (NYPR) on Sat., Jul. 25th, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. for a community clean-up opportunity, which is open to all volunteers and families of all skill level and experience...
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UC Recap- July 6 – July 11

Kismat Restaurant (603 Fort Washington Ave) has been serving some seriously delicious Indian cuisine in Washington Heights for over 3 decades. Well, guess what? They now have an outpost in Harlem. Clove Harlem is located at 1592 Amsterdam Avenue at 139th Street, directly in front of the City College campus...

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Summer Swing
Swing de verano

Samantha López might well be hooked. Though the six-year-old had only just picked up her racket and taken a few inaugural swings moments before, she was beaming...
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Fresh Fun
Fresca diversión

El pasado 29 de junio marcó el inicio de las experiencias de verano Fresh Air para miles de niños de la ciudad de Nueva York. Los emocionados jóvenes...
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Broadway Barks

Time to raise the roof- and give a woof. Broadway star Bernadette Peters will sign copies of her newly published third children’s book...
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Breathe easier this summer
Respire mejor este verano

El asma y la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC) son afecciones que perjudican los pulmones. Pueden hacer que usted tenga dificultad para respirar y tos...
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NOT TO BE MISSED
NO SE LO PIERDA

Shonibare Summer of Art: Touch Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Morris-Jumel Mansion (MJM) is being presented in conjunction with Yinka Shonibare MBE's "Colonial Arrangements" exhibit....
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Move over, Doogie; it’s Doctor Dinardo

Hazte a un lado, Doogie; es el doctor Dinardo

Dinardo Rodríguez has big plans for his summer. Chief among them is lingering in bed on Saturday mornings. Though not an uncommon wish for teenagers, sleeping in would be a break...
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Free Summer Meals for All
Alimenta tu mente

A partir del 29 de junio y hasta el 4 de septiembre, el Departamento de Educación servirá desayunos y almuerzos gratis y saludables para todos los niños y jóvenes...
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Lauding a Leader
Homenaje de líder

La Junta Consultiva Comunitaria del Centro Hospitalario Metropolitano (CAB por sus siglas en inglés) honró a William J. Dionne...
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Fund fuels summer fun
Financiamiento alimenta diversión de verano

The plan is ambitious: raise $30,000 by July 19th. But the administrators at Inwood Academy are confident that their first online crowdfunding campaign will prove a success. The campaign aims to support summer camp opportunities for its students...
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New LGBTQ Resource Guide
Nueva guía de recursos LGBTQ

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a new 2015 issue of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Guide of Services and Resources, which includes the launch of an accompanying website...
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Committed on cause
Comprometidos con la causa

Sobre 100 activistas del HIV/AIDS, líderes comunales y oficiales electos se reunieron en las afueras de la alcaldía este pasado jueves, 18 de junio para pedirle a la ciudad de Nueva York que asignara $10 millones para programas locales de prevención y tratamiento del HIV...
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Beautification Day at Fort Tryon Park
Día de embellecimiento

Inscríbase en la mesa del Comité Amigos en la entrada Margaret Corbin Circle en el Jardín Heather. Use pantalones largos y zapatos resistentes y acompañe al Comité de Amigos del Fideicomiso de Fort Tryon Park en sus días mensuales de embellecimiento...
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Summer Standbys
En espera del verano

When packing your bag for outdoor activities this summer, don’t forget these seven summer standbys. It is essential that you protect your skin, eyes and body from the summer sun and heat...
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UC Recap – June 15 – June 20

I have to thank Mayor Bill de Blasio for coming Uptown to the Shabazz Center on Father’s Day to once again forcefully denounce the planned mass deportations of undocumented Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic...

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MT- Community News 06.24.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 06.24.15

prenda sobre historia, ciencia y matemáticas utilizando bloques LEGO con ladrillos ‘4 Kidz’ el miércoles, 8 de julio en la Biblioteca Pública de Inwood.
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Sit on these (sculptures)
Siéntese en esto

Have a seat – or nine. Just after reopening the High Bridge, the Parks Department has announced that it will host a public art exhibition along the esplanade leading to the bridge...
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MT- Community News 06.17.15
MT- Noticias Comunitarias 06.17.15

Para celebrar la temporada de verano, EmblemHealth organiza una clase de zumba en el Teatro United Palace el lunes 22 de junio. El popular entrenamiento de todo el cuerpo -inspirado en los latinos- ofrecerá un divertido y saludable ejercicio...
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SAFE Disposal Event
Evento de Desperdicio SAFE

One of the world’s largest events of its kind, the NYC SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables and Electronics) Disposal event, administered by the New York City Department of Sanitation, is coming to Northern Manhattan...
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Safe in the Sun
Seguridad bajo el sol

As we move into summer, families will spend more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk of skin cancer, which is why proper sun protection is essential...
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MT- Community News 06.10.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.10.15

Join P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem on Fri., Jun. 12th and Sat., Jun. 13th at the Adam Clayton Powell State Building Office for the “Demystifying Housing” conference. The annual event looks to explore current issues faced by renters and homeowners living in the city.
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“The First Practitioners of Medicine”
“Los primeros practicantes de medicina”

Es el único programa farmacéutico en Manhattan. Y tres años después de su apertura en Harlem, en un auditorio repleto de familiares...
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UC Recap – June 1 – June 6

The United Palace (4140 Broadway) is the place to be in June. First of all, there will be a free screening of the poignant Selma on Friday, June 12th at 7:30 pm. Then on Sunday, June 14th at noon there will be a can’t miss Q&A with Amelia Boynton Robinson...

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Healing Right
Sanar de forma adecuada

Although warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it can also mean more scrapes, cuts and scratches. Whenever your skin is injured — whether by falling off of a bike or tripping over a ball — a scar may form...
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For Food’s Sake
Para el Bien de los Alimentos

El próximo paso para el Concejo fue el conducir una investigación local para poder entender que piensa la gente sobre el servicio, ambiente y calidad de opciones ofrecidas en sus supermercados...
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UC Recap – May 25 – May 30

As a kid growing up in Washington Heights, before the Internet, my library card was my passport to a world beyond my neighborhood. The local library on 179th street was my gateway to destinations all over the globe as well as a convenient time machine...

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Community News 06.03.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.03.15

Join fellow neighbors on Sun., Jun. 7th from 12:30 – 3 p.m. for the 4th Annual Spring Clean. Together with Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, New Leaf Café, La Marina, Dichter Pharmacy, the Department of Sanitation...
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Can-do Colleen
Todo en Touro

Hace seis años, Colleen Kim fue empleada como ingeniero de software en San Diego, poniendo así su título en ingeniería aeroespacial a trabajar...
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The Misconceptions of a Healthy Diet
Las Falsedades de una Dieta Sana

People strive to eat healthy to protect their wellbeing. But did you know that in an era of widely-available dieting advice and multiple diet plans, some people are taking healthy eating to an extreme...
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Mailman on a mission
Mailman en una misión

Located at West 168th Street, the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University has over 1,400 enrolled students, and ranks among the top in the country...
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Filing fair
Limar equitativamente

Van a lograrlo. En respuesta a los recientes informes preocupantes sobre las condiciones peligrosas dentro de la industria de los salones de uñas, el gobernador Andrew Cuomo...
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