Politics/Government

Remote Relief
Alivio a distancia

Slay your summons – without having to leave home. New York City residents are now able to fight summonses from numerous city agencies...
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UC Recap –  August 7 – August 12

Democracy is not a spectator sport. If the election and elevation of you-know-who to the Oval Office teaches us anything, it is that elections matter...

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Tunnel of Trash
Túnel de basura

Los murales son un desastre. Apenas dos años después de que la ciudad lanzara un proyecto de embellecimiento para el túnel peatonal...
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The canvas of contention
La lucha sobre el lienzo

Politics is sure-fire fodder for art. That’s true in two new exhibits by Washington Heights artist Andrea Arroyo. Known for colorful...
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The Pro-Tenant Patrol
La patrulla pro-inquilinos

The Ramóns were ready. Ramón Antonio Sosa Mendoza and his son Ramón Sosa Mendoza Jr. live in a fifth floor walk-up in Hamilton Heights. The...
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Shelter Shock
No a las redadas en los refugios

Pulled from his bed, threatened and elbowed in the back. That’s how Griffin Kinard, who resides in a homeless shelter, said he was treated...
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New funding fix?
¿Solución por impuesto?

He’s calling it the “fair fix” to the transit system crisis. After being pushed by transit advocates to back a plan for reduced price Metrocards for low-income subway...
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Overdose Assistance
Asistencia para la sobredosis

¿Necesita naloxona? Un nuevo programa para proporcionar naloxona sin costo -o a bajo costo- en las farmacias de Nueva York comenzará esta semana....
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Quality Review
Revisión de Calidad

A report that looks in depth at how climate change is impacting crops has found that they are being robbed of nutrition, and warns that there will be...
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UC Recap –  July 31 – August 5

74 years ago this week, an uprising erupted in Harlem after the shooting by police of an unarmed black man. Sound familiar? “The riot lasted two...

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Boots Boost
Las botas y los bomberos

These boots are meant for fighting. The City Council has allotted $4 million in funding to provide a much-needed second pair of boots to all...
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Lift for a Lifeline
Nuevos fondos para servicios legales

"Asombroso". Así es como la senadora estatal Marisol Alcántara describió los esfuerzos emprendidos por la organización sin fines de lucro...
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