UC Recap – April 13th – April 18th

It does not get more Washington Heights than Coogan’s. More than just a bar, Coogan’s was a haven for this diverse, vibrant and hardworking community for over 35 years. It was an Irish bar that was also Dominican, Black, Jewish, Mexican and so forth. It was the Uptown version of Cheers.

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We didn’t know
No lo sabíamos

We didn't know it'd be the last day. Manhattan Times' photographer Cristobal Vivar headed to Coogan's on no less a festive day for the famed Irish pub than St. Patrick's Day - March 17.
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Slice Slinging
Pizzas de poder

As healthcare workers and first responders continue to serve during the coronavirus pandemic, Niall Henry and Shean Carbin are working to keep them well fed, one slice at a time…
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Coogan’s Closes
Coogan’s cierra

Coogan's está oficialmente cerrado a los negocios. La casa pública de Washington Heights cerró temporalmente sus puertas el 17 de marzo. Los propietarios anunciaron el lunes 20 de abril que el cierre es permanente.
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“They kept the air conditioning cranked up”
“Mantuvieron el aire acondicionado encendido”

Until recently the number of deaths from COVID-19 were reported by hospitals. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have also seen a fair amount of deaths in recent weeks.
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iPads for patients 
iPads para pacientes

No one is allowed to visit the thousands of New Yorkers hospitalized with COVID-19. Dr. Jenny Chang saw many patients admitted without cell phones, leaving them out of touch with those they need most. Chang is a resident physician at Jacobi-Montefiore’s Emergency Room.
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New benefits agreement for family of fallen transit workers
Nuevo acuerdo para las familias de trabajadores del tránsito caídos

Se ha anunciado un nuevo paquete de prestaciones para las familias de trabajadores del tránsito cuyas vidas se perdieron por el COVID-19. La Autoridad Metropolitana de Tránsito...
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New Yorkers under orders to wear masks in public
Neoyorquinos bajo órdenes de usar mascarillas en público

Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order on Wednesday requiring all people in New York State to cover their faces.
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“And then I cook dinner”
“Y luego cocino la cena”

Estos son tiempos inciertos y no sabemos qué traerá el futuro. Lo que hacemos con nuestro tiempo es importante, ya sea cuidar a los demás en un trabajo necesario, tratar de educar a los niños mientras trabajamos desde casa o centrarnos en ese libro...
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“They were going hungry”
“Estaban pasando hambre”

Martin Englisher has seen a lot. For over four decades, Englisher has served at the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y), an organization with an astonishing 103 years of history in Northern Manhattan.
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City Council to hold first-ever remote stated meeting 
El Ayuntamiento celebrará la primera reunión de forma remota 

Habrá un cambio en las cámaras. Por primera vez en más de ochenta años, el Concejo de la Ciudad de Nueva York hará impacto de forma "remota". El 22 de abril, el Concejo llevará a cabo una reunión...
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Plasma, panic and pandemics
Plasma, pánico y pandemias

Blood treatment was a bust for Craig Spencer. In 2014, Spencer became Patient Zero – New York City’s first Ebola patient. Outbreaks of Ebola, a rare but deadly virus, most commonly surface in sub-Saharan Africa.
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