Tag Archives: News

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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Perseverance Prep
Preparación para perseverar

Never give up on your dreams. Education advocate Angelo Cabrera will offer a presentation on aspirations and achievement...
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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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“A total victory”
“Una victoria absoluta”

In a stunning rebuke, a New York federal judge ruled against the Trump Administration’s request to add a citizenship question...
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Strife with Success
Conflicto con Success

Más por venir. Cuando Success Academy de Washington Heights (SAWH, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció una audiencia...
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Good Grief
Un buen duelo

I attended a funeral last week. The sudden death of my friend's husband left family and friends with shattered dreams and broken hearts.
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Manhattan DA refers defendants to ICE: report
Vance refiere a demandados al ICE: informe

Vance está volando en solitario. El fiscal de distrito de Manhattan, Cy Vance, se encuentra solo entre los abogados de distrito...
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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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Spotlight on the Census
Enfoque en el censo

Fun fact: The first people to be counted in the 2020 Census live in Toksook Bay, a village on an island off the southeastern coast of Alaska..
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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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The Trials of Time
Las pruebas del tiempo

When Artemisia Gentileschi accused her tutor Agostino Tassi of rape, the trial lasted seven months. The surviving transcripts of the 1612
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The Parranda Parade
El desfile parranda

The new year will be days in – and uptown, the party will have just begun.The 42nd Three Kings Day Celebration again kicks...
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Foam ban looms in new year
Prohibición de espuma se avecina en Año Nuevo

Falafel Tarboosh, un lugar para llevar sándwiches de pita rellenos, vende una gran cantidad ...
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Re-examining the Rezoning
Reexaminando la rezonificación

After “exhaustive and ultimately futile” requests for the city to thoroughly examine the impacts of rezoning Inwood...
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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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Uptown Anchor
Ancla en el Alto

Es hora de hacer lo nuevo de nuevo. El comisionado de Parques de la ciudad de Nueva York, Mitchell J. Silver, anunció que la reconstrucción...
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New leadership at Street Vendor Project
Nuevo liderazgo en SVP

Sean Basinski, fundador del Proyecto de Vendedores Ambulantes (SVP, por sus siglas en inglés), un grupo de miembros que aboga por...
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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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“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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Why Light?
¿Porqué la luz?

In the northern hemisphere, daylight has been dwindling and we will mark the winter solstice. In New York City, we will have almost six fewer...
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A gift, and taste, of home
Un regalo, y el sabor de casa

Si su bebida navideña preferida no implica un brebaje espeso vertido de una polvorienta lata del supermercado que su tío ondea debajo...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Free Flu Shots for Drivers
Vacunas gratuitas para chóferes

Make these for-hire vehicle drivers virus-free. New York’s app-based and black car drivers can now receive free flu shots through the month of November.
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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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“Democracy in action”
La democracia en acción

“This year was a call to action.” Valinn Ranelli spoke while keeping an eye on the television screen as election results come in at Coogan’s Restaurant...
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Defeating the disparity
Dólares y dolores

Google is great. When the New York State Council on Women and Girls hosted a recent panel discussion on wage disparities for Latina women...
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Mile after mile, day by day
Milla tras milla, día a día

Cuando Heidy Pabón cruzó la línea de meta de la maratón TCS de la Ciudad de Nueva York el domingo 4 de noviembre, inmediatamente...
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