Public Safety

At sixteen, still striking back
A los dieciséis años, sigue contraatacando

Virgilia Figueroa vende cosméticos y joyas. Como cualquier mujer de negocios, sabe si ella se ve bien, la gente va a comprar sus...
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“Fair, thorough, and swift”
“Justo, a fondo y rápido”

The words of Marvin Gaye have been echoing in Councilmember Debi Rose's mind for the last few days. "What’s going on? What's...
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Relocation and repair
Reubicación y reparación

Repairs are currently underway at 509 West 212th Street. As reported in The Manhattan Times, the building had suffered structural damage late on Wed...
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“I can’t live here anymore”
“No puedo seguir viviendo aquí”

The ceiling collapse at 509 West 212th Street caused extensive damage.

Just before the fireworks, there was a rumble. Residents of 509 West 212th Street were in for a shock this past week, as nearly 20 apartment units...
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A true champion
Un verdadero campeón

Stanley Richards nunca pensó que se encontraría a sí mismo en la Casa Blanca, ciertamente no para recibir un reconocimiento especial por su trabajo.
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Night Time Lane Closure on Major Deegan Expressway

Drivers are advised that there will lane closures along the Major Deegan Expressway (north bound and south bound near the High Bridge)...

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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014...

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Washington Heights District Needs Survey

Planning efforts are underway for the creation of the Washington Heights Broadway Business Improvement District. The Washington Heights Broadway BID looks to bring technical support and administrative services, public safety, beautification, and other services geared to...

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Silver Alert: Ronald Aleindre

NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Ronald Aleindre, male, black, 67 years of age, from West 121st St and Saint Nicholas Avenue in Manhattan. Mr. Aleindre suffers from dementia and is described as being 6'1" tall, 215 lbs., with salt and pepper hair.

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La Casa Azul U-LAMP Book Drive

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project, is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are...

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Lighting it up
Encendiéndolos

A new independent documentary about fireworks is sparking controversy. Filmmakers Jonathan Ullman and Led Black chronicled...
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Starting small to finish big

Comenzando a lo pequeño para terminar en lo grande

Cada viaje comienza con un pequeño paso. Y el miércoles, 11 de junio, EmblemHealth comenzó su campaña a nivel de la...
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Make the Best Choice against Hydrofracking

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

Desde 2008, las compañías multinacionales de petróleo y gas han cabildeado agresivamente en Albany para que se apruebe la utilización del...
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NYC DOT Henry Hudson Repair Advisory

Southbound right lane will be closed between West 89th and West 86th Street from Saturday evening through the morning of June 24 for important repairs Southbound entrance ramps to the parkway from West 125th Street to West 96th Street to be closed between 6 and 10 a.m. daily.

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“I love me just the way I am”
“Me amo tal y como soy”

"Es muy difícil para mí ser feliz". Las palabras fueron pronunciadas por una joven mujer parada las escaleras del Ayuntamiento...
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Without a home, but not without hope

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Garrett McMahan spends much of his time working with the homeless population of New York City. He can be found at local soup kitchens, talking with clients there and connecting them with vital health services...
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Hot in Harlem
Calor en Harlem

Fredrick Jones no espera con emoción al verano. Su habitación se calienta. Incluso cuando está ligeramente caliente...
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Participatory Budget Vote for District 7
Votación del presupuesto participativo de Districto 7

El mes pasado, más de 17,000 neoyorquinos a través de 10 distritos del Concejo de la ciudad se reunieron para discutir proyectos para el mejoramiento de sus comunidades...
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Cielo Latino shines

It was a heavenly time. Advocates joined together with fashion, business, community and health industry leaders this past Wed., May 14th at the 2014 Cielo Latino gala, the largest fundraiser for Latino/Hispanic AIDS initiatives in the U.S., at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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A Win at Wien
Una victoria en Wien

Sergio Tapia hace su camino por la casa Wien de 14 pisos para almorzar. "Me gusta estar activo y pasar tiempo con mis amigos", dice el hombre...
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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Memorial Day

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 26, 2014. Residents who normally receive Monday garbage and organics collection should...

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Trepidation about the terminal
Agitación por la terminal

For many daily commuters and visitors to Manhattan, the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal serves as the gateway to....
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In Solidarity
En solidaridad

From the Dyckman Houses to Dyckman Street and points north to the end of Inwood, neighborhood residents stand in solidarity...
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Revving up the slowdown
Calentando motores para bajarlos

Step on it – your brakes, that is. Starting in June, from Columbus Circle to 220th Street, Broadway will now be in the zone. The...
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High Time for High Bridge

Peña-Mora, Comisionado de DDC visita High Bridge

Para marcar su primera semana en el trabajo como Comisionado del Departamento de Diseño y Construcción de la...
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“When environment acts like medicine”

“Cuando el medio ambiente actúa como medicina”

Ustedes no son los hombres que sus abuelos eran. Esa fue una de las muchas aleccionadoras declaraciones entregadas...
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The Buczek Ball
A la Buczek

Hundreds of Little Leaguers, family members, police officers and residents were on hand for the kick-off of the Police Officer Michael Buczek Little League season this past Sat., Apr.26th...
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Too high a cost
Un costo demasiado alto

Él estaba en el ataque. El contralor del estado Thomas DiNapoli realizó una visita al Centro de Excelencia de Asma...
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Pitching in at Piatto
Manos a la obra en Piatto

Manos a la obra - y a los platos. Esa fue la convocatoria, el pasado lunes, 31 de marzo, como miembros del Consejo de...
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“From all this tragedy, I get beauty”
“De toda esta tragedia, obtuve belleza”

Liseth Pérez y Andreas Panagopoulos se conocieron sólo unos meses después de que ambos llegaron a la ciudad de Nueva York en...
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Sharing the air
Compartiendo el aire

On Wed., March 19th, students from Central Park East Middle School advocated against tobacco and about the harmful...
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Preventing Falls with VNSNY Choice
Previniendo caídas con VNSNY Choice

El pasado jueves 27 de marzo, VNSNY CHOICE, junto con el senador estatal Bill Perkins, realizó un taller gratuito de salud...
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To come alive again

A chicken saved their lives. During the night, someone put a chicken in a Macy’s shopping bag and brought it to the Urban Garden Center in East Harlem.
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Kicking Butts
Para combatir el tabaquismo

Local youths from the YM and YWHA (the Y) of Washington Heights and Inwood say they have seen enough marketing from...
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Explosion rocks East Harlem

A large gas explosion destroyed two East Harlem apartment buildings early Wed., Mar. 12th, killing eight and injuring nearly 60 others. Among those killed were Carmen Tanco, 67; Griselda Camacho, 44; George Amadeo, 44; Andreas Panagopoulos, 43; Mayumi Nakamura, 34; Alexis (Jordy) Salas, 22...

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“She was four, but she made a difference”
“Tenía cuatro años pero hizo una diferencia”

This past March 10th would have been Ariel Russo’s fifth birthday. Her mother Sofia Russo knows precisely how that celebration would have gone...
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One mile at a time
Una milla a la vez

Ha pasado más de un año desde los tiroteos en la escuela primaria Sandy Hook en Newtown, Connecticut, en los que...
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Raising the roof to break through
Levantando todas las voces

It only takes a few minutes to turn an audience member into an activist. That’s the premise of People’s Theatre...
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Full-court press against bullying

Todos al Unísono contra el acoso

Harlem Globetrotters star Bull Bullard stood in front of a hall packed with cheering grade school kids at PS/MS 57 in...
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Mi Gente: Stop and Frisk Stopped?

Mi Gente: Detención y cacheo ¿terminó?

El alcalde Bill de Blasio ha cumplido una de sus promesas de campaña, disminuyendo el atractivo de la histórica Floyd contra el...
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Dyckman gets a do over
Dyckman se renueva

Edith Prentiss ha andado por las colinas del Norte de Manhattan en una silla de ruedas desde hace más de 30 años. Hay sólo un...
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“This stuff is even worse”
La plaga de las drogas sintéticas

K2. Spice. Molly. Moon rocks. A veces se venden como sales de baño, incienso o incluso popurrí. Pero son drogas sintéticas diseñadas...
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Easy as UPK
Fácil como UPK

En una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa, el alcalde Bill de Blasio y un grupo de once sindicatos activos en toda la ciudad...
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Baby’s Timeline – The 1st Year

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Although it doesn’t seem like it while you’re deep in the slog of changing diapers on the hour and sleeping only a few winks per night... En-espanol

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Save the Garden
Salvemos el jardín

Durante el año pasado, se tomaron decisiones para permitirle a Parques NYC instalar la infraestructura a lo largo de la pared de roca...
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OEM Issues Winter Storm Warning

A citywide winter storm warning has been issued starting Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:00PM until 1:00PM on Friday, January 3, 2014. The current forecast calls for 6-8 inches of snow accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures.

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“Your worst nightmare”
“Su peor pesadilla”

On Sunday mornings, Adele Plot and her husband usually go for riverfront walks together. Near the intersection of Palisade and Independence...
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34th Precinct Community Council Meeting

Reunion del precinto 34 concilio comunitario

Todo residente es invitado a la próxima reunión del Precinto 34 Concilio Comunitario el miércoles, 18 de diciembre 2013. El reunión...
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Four-alarm fire in the Heights

Six people, including four firefighters, were injured in a four-alarm morning fire this past Mon., Nov. 18th in Washington Heights. Witnesses said the fire broke out at what appeared to be a 99-cent store at 1207 St. Nicholas Avenue, just south of West 174th Street. Firemen received a call at...

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Avonte—Our Missing Child
Avonte — Nuestro niño perdido

"Es como cualquier otro chico", dice Daniel, con una profunda tristeza en su voz. Suena cansado y frustrado, pero todavía tiene esperanzas...
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