Public Safety

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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The Might of Michelen
La fuerza de Michelen

"Esta es mi familia". Yamilex Marte asistió a la guardería Centro Nasry Michelen (Michelen) en Harlem en el pre-jardín de infantes.
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A classic with cake
Prosa y pastel

“They know me here – for years and years.” Gloria Davis is a regular at the George Bruce branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) in West Harlem...
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Hail, yes
¡Así, sí!

Condujo para recoger un pasajero en una esquina de Soundview y fue herido en el pecho con una bala. Era finales de los 60 y ser un taxista era un...
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New IDNYC Enrollment Center
Nuevo centro de inscripción IDNYC

El Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York ha aprobado leyes para una identificación emitida por el gobierno que todos los neoyorquinos de 14 años...
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A matriarch, still on the march
Una matriarca sigue marchando

Beaten, tear-gassed and left for dead. When Dr. Amelia Boynton Robinson participated in 1965 in the march from Selma to Montgomery, she was...
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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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Vying for Viable
Competir por lo posible

East Harlem resident Miriam Marmolejos thought she had succeeded in landing a sweet rental deal for a commercial space. But now, she is being told to move on...
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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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POSTAL SERVICE FORUM
FORO SOBRE EL SERVICIO POSTAL

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a public forum on Wed., May 27th in Washington Heights to address residents’ problems with postal service in northern Manhattan...
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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2015: The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, May 25, 2015.

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Heart to Heart
De corazón a corazón

El Hospital Mount Sinai ha abierto oficialmente su nuevo Centro Ambulatorio Cardiovascular Familia Lauder de 20,700 pies cuadrados....
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New club seeks clout
Nuevo club busca influencia

The Uptown Community Democrats (UCD), a new political club based in Northern Manhattan, officially launched this past Mon., May 18th...
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Frontline fight
Lucha en primera línea

A cut to the heart. That’s what advocates who rallied this past Fri., May 15th say that funding cuts to the city’s three public library systems constitute for the millions of residents...
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“The Greatest Things can be the Unexpected Ones”
“Las cosas mayores pueden ser las inesperadas”

“Receiving this award is an honor. Having the chance to serve in the community that I grew up in not only allows me...
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Hale gains Gold
Hale gana el oro

El nuevo depósito de autobuses Madre Clara Hale ha sido certificado con el estatus LEED Nivel Oro, una norma reconocida internacionalmente por el...
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Preventing a future tragedy
Previniendo La Próxima Tragedia

The moment unscrupulous actors set up an illegal gas hook-up, they start the clock on a dangerous timer that puts the fate of that building...
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Water Safety Tips
Consejos de seguridad en el agua

Con mayo siendo el Mes Nacional de la Seguridad en el Agua y el inicio "no oficial" de la temporada de natación de verano con el fin de semana de Día de los Caídos a la vuelta de la esquina...
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Destruction for prevention
Destruir para prevenir

Ten years ago, Katie Harris made a donation to a benevolent fund affiliated with New York Police Department (NYPD) to help families of fallen police officers.
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Looking for Landon
Buscando a Landon

Police are still searching for a missing New York University (NYU) law school graduate who has not been seen since leaving...
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MT – Community News 05.13.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 05.13.15

Shred your personal papers for free at the 8th Annual Shred Fest on Sat., May 16th. This event is sponsored by the New York City Department of...
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Free Disaster Preparedness Class

Clase de preparación para desastres

Las tropas de la Guardia Nacional de Nueva York estarán dando clases gratuitas de preparación para desastres en el Teatro Aranow del edificio...
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A Stitch in Time
Una puntada en el tiempo

En noviembre pasado, las noticias de México acerca de 43 estudiantes desaparecidos de la Escuela de Maestros Rurales...
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Get carded
Obtenga su tarjeta

Local residents can now sign up for IDNYC close to home.IDNYC is a government-issued identification card that is available to all...
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Reverse the Reconfiguration
Revertir la reconfiguración

Dear Editor, My name is Eileen King and I am President of the Board of Directors of Inwood Tower, which is located at 11 Fort George Hill.
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Report focuses on child deaths
Informe se enfoca en muertes infantiles

The city’s annual report on child injury deaths was released this past Tues., May 5th by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
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Community News 05.06.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 05.06.15

Please join the Children’s Aid Society at the East Harlem Center on Sat., May 16th for a community forum on the effects of...
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Relief at the ring
Alivio en una llamada

Llámeles. El 13° servicio anual de llamadas de Citizenship NOW! de CUNY inició el pasado lunes 27 de abril en el Community College Stella y Charles Guttman de City University de Nueva York (CUNY)...
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National Life@50+ Event and Expo
Evento y Exposición National Life@50+

Celebramos todo la vida tiene para ofrecer @50+. Del 14 al 16 de mayo de 2015, AARP organizará el Evento y Exposición Nacional Life@50+ en la soleada y cosmopolita ciudad de Miami...
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Helping Nepal
Ayudar a Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, New Yorkers are encouraged to consider providing support to organizations assisting in relief efforts.
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Again on Academy
De regreso a casa en Academy

Resulta que puedes ir a casa otra vez. Pregúntale a Lucía Valerio. Valerio se paró frente al 552 de la calle Academy en Inwood, un edificio que cayó en tan mal estado....
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Rx for the RNS
Receta para las RNS

“It struck me as a Vietnam situation,” said Mark. Five years ago, the war veteran was rushed to the emergency room at New York-Presbyterian after suffering a heart attack....
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Brakes on de Blasio
Freno a de Blasio

Not so fast. The Transit Workers Union (TWU) has filed suit against Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City of New York, claiming that Vision Zero is unconstitutionally vague.
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Winning for workers
Ganancia para los trabajadores

They are cleaning up. An uptown company is sprucing up local homes and businesses, while helping its workers excel with reliable wages and steady employment...
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Honing in on housing
Poniendo a punto la vivienda

Estaban comprometidos a una temprana edad. A los 26 años, se convirtió en el concejal más joven en la historia de San Antonio, Texas.
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Speaker talks tech
Hablando de tecnología

Tiempo para reiniciar. La portavozdel Concejo Municipal, Melissa Mark-Viverito, anunció un nuevo plan de tecnología diseñado para conectar mejor...
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March on Message
Marchar para dar un mensaje

Harán una entrega especial. Este próximo lunes 13 de abril, activistas y líderes comunitarios se embarcarán en una caminata de 250 millas a través...
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Mino’s Motivation
La motivación de Mino

Cuando su hija nació en 2013, Mino Lora sabía que su mundo había cambiado. Más allá de las maravillas -y sorpresas- incluidas en su condición...
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“We are the quintessential immigrant city”

“Somos la ciudad de inmigrantes por excelencia”

All in. The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently announced the creation of a joint task...
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GET INVOLVED TO HELP FIGHT ALS

PARTICIPE EN LA LUCHA CONTRA LA ELA

The federal government has taken a major step in the fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease as the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry...
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SYEP Deadline Extended
Extienden fecha límite para el SYEP

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has announced that the application deadline for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has been extended to Friday, April 24, 2015...
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Silver Alert

Silver Alert issued 4/6/15 at 3:10 PM. The NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Lynne Kaduson, a 65-year-old White female from the East Harlem area of Manhattan. Ms. Kaduson was last seen 4/5 around 12:20 PM at East 39th Street and Lexington Ave

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East Harlem resident killed in explosion
Residente de East Harlem muerto en explosión

Nicholas Figueroa, residente de Harlem de 23 años de edad de ascendencia puertorriqueña, fue identificado como uno de los dos cuerpos extraídos...
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What I learned
Lo que aprendí

Four years ago, the most beautiful and peaceful protests we’ve seen in recent memory erupted in Zuccotti Park. Like-minded progressives of...
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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Grasped in grief
Inmersos en el dolor

"Si puedes recordarme, siempre estaré contigo". La presidenta del Concejo Municipal, Melissa Mark-Viverito, repitió las palabras de la autora Isabel Allende...
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“This is bigger than Tony”
“Es más grande que Tony”

On Fri., Mar. 6, 19-year-old Anthony "Tony" Robinson, an unarmed black teen, was shot and killed by police in Madison, Wisconsin. In a nation still reeling from...
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Ahead of time
Antes de tiempo

En los días previos a su discurso del estado del distrito, el concejal Ydanis Rodríguez expuso su visión de cómo fortalecer el desarrollo económico, cómo abordar las...
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Boning up on business
Poniéndose al día en los negocios

“I am looking to educate business owners.” Jason Miller, Chair of CB 12 Business Development Committee, spoke from the auditorium at the Isabella Geriatric Center....
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Indictment in Islan Nettles case
Acusación en caso de Islan Nettles

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the August 2013 death of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender female. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., announced...
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