Politics/Government

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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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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The now of WOW
El WOW de hoy

Cuando era niña, fue clasificada como en riesgo. No mucho se esperaba de la hija única de inmigrantes dominicanos en un barrio de clase trabajadora. "Estaba [considerada] en riesgo para el éxito", dijo Ferreras...
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Mothers on the move
Madres en movimiento

She answered the phone to the worst imaginable news. When Juanita Morgan picked up the receiver, it was to hear that her son had died. It was Christmas Day, 1999....
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Blast report finds fault
Informe de explosión encuentra culpables

Catalino Cruz estaba en el patio esa mañana. Él atendía el espacio compartido en el número 75 de la calle 116 este. Luego, a las 9:31 am, llegó la primera explosión. Cruz estaba a unos 100 pies de distancia....
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Recourse, relief and resources
Remedios, alivios y recursos

They were in search of a stretch, but got stuck instead. The yoga clients headed to Brahman Yoga to breathe and extend, but the elevator they stepped into and which kept them suspended for 10 minutes had other ideas...
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Up with UPK
Aumentando UPK

T is for touting. Mayor Bill de Blasio visited P.S. 5 Ellen Lurie School in Inwood on Mon., Jun. 8th, to note the success of his Universal Pre-K (UPK) program, one of the signature policies of his administration....
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El Bulevar de los Boricuas

Fue El Bulevar de los Boricuas este domingo, ya que cientos de miles se reunieron a lo largo de la Quinta avenida para el 58° Desfile anual del Día de Puerto...
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UC Recap – June 8 – June 13

The Uptown Renaissance continues apace. This past Tuesday, the High Bridge opened after 45 years and a $60 million renovation. The High Bridge is not any old bridge. In fact, it is New York City’s oldest bridge, built in 1848...

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If Rent Laws Expire, We Have Your Back

There is a sense of urgency being felt in every corner of New York City – from Washington Heights, to Corona; from the South Bronx, to Sunset Park. And we need to make sure this urgency is felt all the up in Albany. In just a few short days, the rent regulation laws that govern over one million...

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