Public Safety

  • UNIDOS against underage drinking

    UNIDOS contra menores bebiendo alcohol

    A 2011 survey done by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies teen behaviors, reported that nationwide, 70 percent of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 40 percent of 12th grader responders admitted to having drunk...
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  • A Model Session
    Una sesión modelo

    In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo...
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  • In the running: Candidate Cheryl Pahaham

    Aspiraciones: Candidata Cheryl Pahaham

    Cheryl Pahaham ostenta una Licenciatura en Estudios Afroamericanos de Wesleyan University. Su Doctorado en Sociología (co enfoque en la pobreza...
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  • On the waterfront
    En la ribera

    Lydia Gaston is a long-time East Harlem resident, but she can’t remember the last time she was at the waterfront. It’s difficult to get there. And once you arrive, it’s not especially safe.
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  • No light, no heat, no gas
    Sin luz, sin calefacción, sin gas

    Pablo Satan, Maria García and Juana Monegro, along with other tenants in seven dilapidated buildings along West 183rd Street, have not had electricity in their homes for weeks.
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  • Support Graduate Medical Education

    As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the Affordable Care Act is the “law of the land.” The Supreme Court has upheld it. The 2012 election reaffirms it. Whether you love it or hate it, the law is being implemented. The law is welcoming 27 million Americans into the health care system and urging them to find a doctor — a regular source of care.

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  • Community News 03-06-13

    Moving into its third year of existence here in New York City, CATCH Healthy Habits paired teams of volunteers age 50 and over, with kids in grades K-5 to teach them fun and constructive ways to be active and healthy. This March, after serving communities in The Bronx, the inter-generational program will...

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  • MT – Community 02.27.13

    Registration for the Inwood Little League, the oldest in the city, is open for its last week of registration. All are invited to visit at the League’s...
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  • Where Are We Going?
    Hacia dónde vamos?

    In celebrating Dominican heritage, things can get academic. "Where Are We Going?: The State of Dominican-Americans," a series of panel discussions were held this past Sat., Feb. 23rd, as sponsored by EmblemHealth and co-hosted by Councilmember Robert Jackson...
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  • After fraud, finding freedom
    Después del fraude, encontrar la libertad

    Son tan sólo cinco horas de vuelo directo desde Miami a la capital de Honduras, y el sitio en donde se encuentra su principal aeropuerto internacional, Tegucigalpa...
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  • A double EDge
    College EDge

    Johan Rubin is a busy man. Although he has already graduated from Yeshiva University, he was back at his alma mater this past Fri., Feb. 22nd ...
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  • Tolstoy, ESOL, and Wii
    Tolstoy, ESOL y Wii

    Want to play video games, paint a masterpiece, find a job, and learn English? For free? Yes, there is such a place, and closer than you might think...
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  • Acacia Network – 02.20.13 – Depression

    Over 20 million Americans suffer from depression. It is more common among women, often starting in ages 15 -30. Depression is often triggered by stressful events such as divorce, death or job loss, and a person is more likely to become depressed if they have a family history of it.

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  • CB12 meets at new EMS facility

    Northern Manhattan residents can expect both large and small improvements in quality of life matters this year.Alternate side of the street parking regulations will be reduced.
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  • Harsh winters create hardships for seniors

    Winter, which has come on strong in the last week, is tough on everyone. It puts the cold shoulder on our outside activities, chills our bones, and dampens on our spirits. As tough as it is for all of us, the harsh winter weather is particularly tough and can at times become dangerous for seniors. “Winter can force many older people to become virtual prisoners...

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  • Tax Season Readiness
    Preparación de Impuestos

    Justo ahora llega la temporada que muchas familias jóvenes esperan ansiosamente – de alguna manera. Si, la temporada de impuestos. Cuando yo era más joven, tenía planes para el esperado ...
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