UC Recap – March 9th – March 14th

No, not Tom Hanks. You know things are bad when even Forrest Gump can't outrun the pandemic. Life is like a coronavirus-tainted box of chocolates. And now, no more NBA. Say it ain't so. I’m not a Lakers fan but I was rooting for Bron Bron to bring home a chip this year in honor of Kobe. But that may never happen now. But seriously folks, we are headed for unchartered territory.

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“It’s hard to stay healthy when you can’t eat”
“Es difícil mantenerte saludable cuando no puedes comer”

Susan LaRose es fanática de Common. La residente de East Harlem visita la Despensa de Alimentos NY Common para complementar las comidas para ella y sus dos hijos.
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“An Undeniable Void”
“Un vacío innegable”

It was recently announced that Tino Hernández, who held various positions in city and state government and in non-profit organizations, including Samaritan Daytop Village, had passed away.
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Virus Crisis
Crisis Corona

Es una ciudad en crisis, pero no un caos. El alcalde Bill de Blasio lo hizo oficial el jueves 12 de marzo y declaró el estado de emergencia para la ciudad de Nueva York, que tenía 95 casos confirmados de COVID-19 (Coronavirus)...
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“A wake-up call”
“Una llamada de atención”

An army without armor. As coronavirus spreads in New York City, and just a day before the city declared an official state of emergency, nurses gathered to sound the alarm.
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Poised for Practice
Las Ambiciones de Aury

For Aury García, opportunity has always been close. Growing up in Washington Heights, García always had an interest in being a doctor and dreamed...
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Inadequate oversight of homeless shelters: audit
Inadecuada supervisión de los refugios para personas sin hogar: auditoría

Moho. Bichos y alimañas. Daños por agua. Una auditoría publicada recientemente por el contralor estatal Thomas P. DiNapoli afirma que estas y otras malas...
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Vigilance on Virus Scams
Vigilancia de estafas por virus

Don’t panic – and don’t fall prey. Scammers commonly exploit real public health concerns and use heightened public fear to prey on consumers and profit...
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Casals named new Culture Commissioner
Casals nombrado nuevo comisionado de Cultura

Alegría por Gonzalo. Gonzalo Casals ha sido nombrado nuevo comisionado del Departamento de Asuntos Culturales (DCLA, por sus siglas en inglés), anunció el miércoles...
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Love for Ms. Pac-Man
Amor para Ms. Pac-Man

I don't know about you, but I am exhausted from the deluge of discussions about hand sanitizer and health care policy, travel bans and super delegates. Sometimes we need a break, and that is where Ms. Pac-Man comes in. I fell in love with Ms. Pac-Man...
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Community News 03.11.20
Noticias Comunitarias 03.11.20

¿Cómo han utilizado específicamente las mujeres negras el arte y la representación para expresar el costo masivo que las prisiones...
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UC Recap – March 2nd – March 7th

It’s starting to feel a whole lot like Spring. With that said, make sure you check out the fully renovated Jacob Javits Playground on Fort Washington Avenue and 190th Street. After a multi-million dollar makeover, the park is better than ever with a little something for everybody. The redesign expands the recreational amenities for young children, youth and adults including more play equipment, more swings, more workout equipment...

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