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Miles ahead
Millas de ventaja

The Marathon Man is back. Amidst a crowd of elated voters and elected officials, Robert Jackson was sworn in as State Senator...
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“Something has to be done now”
“Hay que hacer algo ahora”

Federal employees are turning to food banks. Gabriel Pedreira, Legislative Director of the American Federation of Government Employees...
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Wall Work
Obra en muros

Es difícil financiar un muro. Las nueve millas de los muros de piedra de Fort Tryon se construyeron en la década de 1930...
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Tools to fight trafficking
Herramientas para combatir el tráfico

En 2017, se identificaron a casi 3,000 jóvenes de la ciudad como traficados o en riesgo de tráfico.
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From musings on mastodons
Nuevo libro explora la historia de Inwood

Inwood’s unofficial historians, Don Rice and Cole Thompson, have teamed up to write Lost Inwood, a rich and lively history of Northern Manhattan.
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Fair Fares rolls out- in phases
‘Fair Fairs’ lanza en faces

New York City finally revealed details of the long-awaited Fair Fares, designed to assist low-income New Yorkers afford mass transit...
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Equity in Arts Ed
La importancia de una educación artística

High-quality arts education transforms students’ lives. The skills we learn in the arts apply well beyond chords and color palettes...
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“A bad thing”
“Es algo malo”

El cierre ha comenzado. No, no el cierre parcial del gobierno federal, sino la interrupción de un año del servicio del tren...
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City announces public health plan
Se anuncia plan de salud pública

La ciudad te tiene cubierto. La ciudad de Nueva York garantizará atención médica integral a cada uno de sus residentes, independientemente...
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Time to Take Stock
Momento de análisis

With the start of a new year, we all engage in some form of accounting – taking stock of the last twelve months and setting resolutions...
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Desk Drama
Premiando los profesores

Los estudiantes inspirados por sus profesores de teatro ahora pueden dirigir la luz hacia sus obras. El Premio de Educación Teatral, patrocinado por Tonys...
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The Danger Diairist
La diarista del peligro

When Hurricane María hit the island, Melody Rose Vendrell waited it out with her family. Born and raised in Vega Baja, on Puerto Rico’s northern coast,..
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-31 to 1-5

Nerds of color rejoice! The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture invites comic book fans of all ages to participate in its 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival. The festival will be held on Friday, January 18 from 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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Barbot named city’s new Health Commissioner
Barbot nombrada nueva comisionada de salud

"Orgullosa de ser una pediatra puertorriqueña debutando el primer informe de @nycHealthy...
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Community and business leader Ramon Murphy dies
Muere el líder comunitario Ramón Murphy

He was remembered as a “leader and teacher,” among other accolades. Ramon Murphy, President of the Bodega Association of the United States...
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Keeping the Caretakers
Manteniendo a los cuidadores

Losing just one nurse can cost a hospital up to $100,000 in sunk costs. To combat those losses and help promote job retention, the de Blasio administration...
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A Crumbling CUNY?
¿CUNY derrumbándose?

Reduced funding at the City University of New York (CUNY) colleges means shorter library hours. Since many CUNY students , shorter hours could place their education...
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“It’s hard to survive”
“Es difícil sobrevivir”

It was different in 1996. “A lot of drugs, a lot of rats, a lot of empty stores,” says Maribel Núñez. The co-owner of Albert’s Mofongo House ...
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“We want him back right now” 
“Lo queremos de vuelta ahora mismo” 

As parents picked up their children from the Mama Tingo Childcare Learning Center another family stood outside in the cold, waiting for their son to come home.
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“Disrupt, dismantle and change”
“Alterar, desarmar y cambiar”

Es un secreto a voces. El canciller de escuelas, Richard Carranza, describió la segregación dentro del sistema escolar como un problema arraigado ...
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Get happy, or else?
¿Ser feliz o…?

The happiness industrial complex promises that bliss will be found when we get our eating, exercise, sleep, journaling, weight, complexion, clothing...
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Education Exchange
Intercambio educativo

Los ministerios han encontrado su combinación. La City University de Nueva York (CUNY) y la Universidad Estatal...
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Recipe: Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Receta: salsa casera de espagueti

The colder it gets, the more inclined you are to seek out, and serve, hearty stews and flavorful sauces that warm and nourish.
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Seeking to make history, anew
Buscando hacer historia, de nuevo

She is looking to be first, again. Armed with a long list of critical issues needing immediate attention, Melissa Mark-Viverito...
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Call for Comment
Petición de comentarios

The federal government might soon have quite the reading list. With a deadline looming, elected officials and immigration advocates.‎..
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A statue for Shirley
Una estatua para Shirley

La ciudad ha revelado que construirá una estatua de Shirley Chisholm, la primera congresista negra y la primera mujer en buscar la nominación demócrata...
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Consumer Caution
Precauciones para los consumidores

‘Tis the season – not just for nabbing on-line bargains, but for scammers and identity thieves. Cybercriminals will take advantage of unsuspecting...
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Donor Duty
Deber del donante

Se necesita un pueblo. El Centro de Sangre de Nueva York (NYBC, por sus siglas en inglés) busca recordar a los residentes...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-26 to 12-1

On Saturday, December 15, all roads lead to the George Washington Education Center (549 Audubon Avenue) for the State of Latino Health Public Forum & Health Fair. Somos Community Care in collaboration with Rep. Adriano Espaillat

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A Big, Big Dream
“Un gran, gran sueño”

Heather Godfrey wants to break down barriers to dance. That’s why the Dance Project of Washington Heights offers classes on a pay-what-you-can basis...
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“They have something to hide”
Tienen algo que esconder”

NYCHA no está cooperando. El contralor de la ciudad, Scott Stringer, acusó a la Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Inclined for ‎Impact
Inclinación de impacto

Estarán filosofando sobre las huellas. La Sociedad de Patrimonio y Cultura Dominicana patrocinará una mesa redonda que destacará a los jóvenes dominicanos...
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Advocates rally at close of Census trial
Defensores se manifiestan por el censo

Immigrant advocates and community organizations held a press conference in Foley Square on Tues., Nov. 27th. They gathered immediately after closing arguments...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-12 to 11-17

As promised, here is parte dos (part two) of some my favorite Uptown spots. Growing up with an old-school Dominican mom who is an amazing cook as well as living a frugal lifestyle, we hardly ever went out to eat.

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Green Giant
Gigante verde

Dado que la lechuga romana ha sido extraída de las listas de la compra en todas partes a la luz del brote de E. coli...
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Carrot Top to close
Carrot Top cerrará

Inwood residents were shocked and saddened when Carrot Top announced that its doors would close at the end of the year.
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Díaz cleared by Pulitzer board
Díaz absuelto por la junta del Pulitzer

La Junta del Premio Pulitzer determinó que no había pruebas que justifiquen la eliminación del autor más vendido...
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Gallery Galore
Galería Galore

Raina MacCallister was delighted to find an art gallery in Inwood. The eight-and-a-half-year old had never been to one.
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A Carol, Reconsidered
Un villancico, reconsiderado

Eng Navidad es la época favorita del año del actor Jeffrey Rashad. Cuando era niño le encantaba ver todas las películas tradicionales de las fiestas.
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Minding the Medallion 
Cuidando el medallón

he City Council passed a legislative package on November 14 aimed at assisting cab drivers, including one bill to establish a task force that...
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Signed, sealed and delivered
Firmado, sellado y entregado

Una oficina de correos de Harlem conmemoró un pedazo de historia esta semana. El lunes 20 de noviembre, la oficina de correos de Colonial Park
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The Concussion Discussion
La discusión sobre las conmociones

Los jugadores de fútbol profesional tienen un alto riesgo de conmoción cerebral, y el fútbol es el deporte más común en el que los niños experimentan conmoción cerebral.
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Building Schools for the Future
Construimos escuelas para el futuro

hen I began as Chancellor just over six months ago, I went on a listening tour across 62 schools and 45 town halls in 5 boroughs.
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Dog Tag
El renombre de Rocky

¿Qué tienen en común los residentes del norte de Manhattan, el Bronx y Staten Island? Les gusta nombrar a sus perros...
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Mentor Match
Mentores maestros

Seeing law enforcement officers used to make Diego Morales uncomfortable. “In my country, when you call a policeman...
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Delivering on Furniture Fraud
Rescate del fraude de muebles

Maddy’s Home Furniture offers deals that seem too good to be true. That’s because they are...
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Second Legionnaires’ cluster strikes 32 ill
Segundo grupo de enfermedad del legionario ataca a 32 enfermos

Un grupo de la enfermedad del legionario que se desató en Washington Heights en septiembre ha enfermado a 32 personas, dijo el Departamento de Salud de la ciudad.
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The Museo ‎Million ‎
Un millón para El Museo

Christmas came early at El Museo del Barrio. El Museo received a $1 million gift to expand its endowment as well as its curatorial and education programs...
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Healthier, Longer Lives
Vidas más largas y saludables

Mi tío Hank fue diagnosticado con esquizofrenia a los veinte años y murió en una institución psiquiátrica para adultos ....
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Big win for Bailey
Gran victoria para Bailey

What a nice way to meet Yolanda Vega. Robert Bailey, 67, always played the same numbers – for a quarter of a century.
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