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Miles ahead
Millas de ventaja

The Marathon Man is back. Amidst a crowd of elated voters and elected officials, Robert Jackson was sworn in as State Senator...
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“Something has to be done now”
“Hay que hacer algo ahora”

Federal employees are turning to food banks. Gabriel Pedreira, Legislative Director of the American Federation of Government Employees...
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Wall Work
Obra en muros

Es difícil financiar un muro. Las nueve millas de los muros de piedra de Fort Tryon se construyeron en la década de 1930...
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Tools to fight trafficking
Herramientas para combatir el tráfico

En 2017, se identificaron a casi 3,000 jóvenes de la ciudad como traficados o en riesgo de tráfico.
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Good Grief
Un buen duelo

I attended a funeral last week. The sudden death of my friend's husband left family and friends with shattered dreams and broken hearts.
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Manhattan DA refers defendants to ICE: report
Vance refiere a demandados al ICE: informe

Vance está volando en solitario. El fiscal de distrito de Manhattan, Cy Vance, se encuentra solo entre los abogados de distrito...
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Fair Fares rolls out- in phases
‘Fair Fairs’ lanza en faces

New York City finally revealed details of the long-awaited Fair Fares, designed to assist low-income New Yorkers afford mass transit...
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The Danger Diairist
La diarista del peligro

When Hurricane María hit the island, Melody Rose Vendrell waited it out with her family. Born and raised in Vega Baja, on Puerto Rico’s northern coast,..
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-31 to 1-5

Nerds of color rejoice! The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture invites comic book fans of all ages to participate in its 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival. The festival will be held on Friday, January 18 from 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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The Parranda Parade
El desfile parranda

The new year will be days in – and uptown, the party will have just begun.The 42nd Three Kings Day Celebration again kicks...
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Foam ban looms in new year
Prohibición de espuma se avecina en Año Nuevo

Falafel Tarboosh, un lugar para llevar sándwiches de pita rellenos, vende una gran cantidad ...
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Re-examining the Rezoning
Reexaminando la rezonificación

After “exhaustive and ultimately futile” requests for the city to thoroughly examine the impacts of rezoning Inwood...
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Barbot named city’s new Health Commissioner
Barbot nombrada nueva comisionada de salud

"Orgullosa de ser una pediatra puertorriqueña debutando el primer informe de @nycHealthy...
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Uptown Anchor
Ancla en el Alto

Es hora de hacer lo nuevo de nuevo. El comisionado de Parques de la ciudad de Nueva York, Mitchell J. Silver, anunció que la reconstrucción...
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Suicide and the Holidays
El suicidio y las fiestas

Suicide is more common around the holidays, right? Wrong.
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New leadership at Street Vendor Project
Nuevo liderazgo en SVP

Sean Basinski, fundador del Proyecto de Vendedores Ambulantes (SVP, por sus siglas en inglés), un grupo de miembros que aboga por...
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Hail Mary
Poppins en el Palacio

It was the best day of his life. That was one young boy’s review of his experience with Mary Poppins Returns, which had its pre-release ...
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Keeping the Caretakers
Manteniendo a los cuidadores

Losing just one nurse can cost a hospital up to $100,000 in sunk costs. To combat those losses and help promote job retention, the de Blasio administration...
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A Crumbling CUNY?
¿CUNY derrumbándose?

Reduced funding at the City University of New York (CUNY) colleges means shorter library hours. Since many CUNY students , shorter hours could place their education...
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Everyday Objective
Objetos cotidianos

Una amiga recientemente propuso el "Reto oficina en casa 2018" de fin de año. Sentada en su escritorio, hizo un giro de 360 grados ...
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“It’s hard to survive”
“Es difícil sobrevivir”

It was different in 1996. “A lot of drugs, a lot of rats, a lot of empty stores,” says Maribel Núñez. The co-owner of Albert’s Mofongo House ...
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“We want him back right now” 
“Lo queremos de vuelta ahora mismo” 

As parents picked up their children from the Mama Tingo Childcare Learning Center another family stood outside in the cold, waiting for their son to come home.
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“Disrupt, dismantle and change”
“Alterar, desarmar y cambiar”

Es un secreto a voces. El canciller de escuelas, Richard Carranza, describió la segregación dentro del sistema escolar como un problema arraigado ...
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Get happy, or else?
¿Ser feliz o…?

The happiness industrial complex promises that bliss will be found when we get our eating, exercise, sleep, journaling, weight, complexion, clothing...
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Education Exchange
Intercambio educativo

Los ministerios han encontrado su combinación. La City University de Nueva York (CUNY) y la Universidad Estatal...
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Recipe: Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Receta: salsa casera de espagueti

The colder it gets, the more inclined you are to seek out, and serve, hearty stews and flavorful sauces that warm and nourish.
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-3 to 12-8

The holidays are all about good cheer and merriment. Well, I have a sure-fire way to lift the spirits. This year’s Kwanzaa Crawl goes down on December 26, 2018. What is a Kwanzaa Crawl you may ask?

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Seeking to make history, anew
Buscando hacer historia, de nuevo

She is looking to be first, again. Armed with a long list of critical issues needing immediate attention, Melissa Mark-Viverito...
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Act of vandalism unnerves residents
Acto de vandalismo perturba a residentes

John Lapsatis has no idea why the window was smashed. A co-owner of the Hudson View Restaurant, Lapsatis said the restaurant’s large plate glass window...
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Call for Comment
Petición de comentarios

The federal government might soon have quite the reading list. With a deadline looming, elected officials and immigration advocates.‎..
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A statue for Shirley
Una estatua para Shirley

La ciudad ha revelado que construirá una estatua de Shirley Chisholm, la primera congresista negra y la primera mujer en buscar la nominación demócrata...
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Consumer Caution
Precauciones para los consumidores

‘Tis the season – not just for nabbing on-line bargains, but for scammers and identity thieves. Cybercriminals will take advantage of unsuspecting...
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Donor Duty
Deber del donante

Se necesita un pueblo. El Centro de Sangre de Nueva York (NYBC, por sus siglas en inglés) busca recordar a los residentes...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-26 to 12-1

On Saturday, December 15, all roads lead to the George Washington Education Center (549 Audubon Avenue) for the State of Latino Health Public Forum & Health Fair. Somos Community Care in collaboration with Rep. Adriano Espaillat

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The Cinque Sense
El sentido Cinque

l trío afro caribeño Elio Villafranca ofrecerá un concierto de jazz con infusión afrocubana en Harlem Stage Gatehouse...
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A Big, Big Dream
“Un gran, gran sueño”

Heather Godfrey wants to break down barriers to dance. That’s why the Dance Project of Washington Heights offers classes on a pay-what-you-can basis...
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“They have something to hide”
Tienen algo que esconder”

NYCHA no está cooperando. El contralor de la ciudad, Scott Stringer, acusó a la Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Does Hello Broadway mean “Bye, neighborhood”?
¿Hello Broadway significa “Adiós barrio”?

Say Hello. Brooklyn-based developer Hello Living purchased 4650 Broadway..
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Open House
Puertas abiertas

Echar un vistazo en Gracie. Mire para pasar las fiestas con estilo visitando las viviendas del director ejecutivo de la ciudad...
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A Remembrance: José Peralta
Un recuerdo: José Peralta

José Rafael Peralta was born at NewYork-Presbyterian on November 10, 1971 and spent his early childhood in Washington Heights.
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Inclined for ‎Impact
Inclinación de impacto

Estarán filosofando sobre las huellas. La Sociedad de Patrimonio y Cultura Dominicana patrocinará una mesa redonda que destacará a los jóvenes dominicanos...
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Advocates rally at close of Census trial
Defensores se manifiestan por el censo

Immigrant advocates and community organizations held a press conference in Foley Square on Tues., Nov. 27th. They gathered immediately after closing arguments...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-12 to 11-17

As promised, here is parte dos (part two) of some my favorite Uptown spots. Growing up with an old-school Dominican mom who is an amazing cook as well as living a frugal lifestyle, we hardly ever went out to eat.

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Green Giant
Gigante verde

Dado que la lechuga romana ha sido extraída de las listas de la compra en todas partes a la luz del brote de E. coli...
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Carrot Top to close
Carrot Top cerrará

Inwood residents were shocked and saddened when Carrot Top announced that its doors would close at the end of the year.
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Díaz cleared by Pulitzer board
Díaz absuelto por la junta del Pulitzer

La Junta del Premio Pulitzer determinó que no había pruebas que justifiquen la eliminación del autor más vendido...
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Gallery Galore
Galería Galore

Raina MacCallister was delighted to find an art gallery in Inwood. The eight-and-a-half-year old had never been to one.
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A Carol, Reconsidered
Un villancico, reconsiderado

Eng Navidad es la época favorita del año del actor Jeffrey Rashad. Cuando era niño le encantaba ver todas las películas tradicionales de las fiestas.
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Minding the Medallion 
Cuidando el medallón

he City Council passed a legislative package on November 14 aimed at assisting cab drivers, including one bill to establish a task force that...
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Signed, sealed and delivered
Firmado, sellado y entregado

Una oficina de correos de Harlem conmemoró un pedazo de historia esta semana. El lunes 20 de noviembre, la oficina de correos de Colonial Park
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