Tag Archives: Politics/Government
They served warm plates – and a jam as well. The New York City Mission Society opened the doors of its Minisink Townhouse headquarters this past Tues., Nov. 17th to serve over 200 guests a full Thanksgiving meal sponsored by Whole Foods and Vita Coco.Read More »
Whereas our Council Members have convened a town hall on Jewish poverty in New York City; Whereas, according to the UJA-Federation of NY Jewish Community Study of 2011, Russian-speaking immigrant Jews have the highest levels of poverty among all...Read More »
The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium is going down at the venerable United Palace on Saturday, November 14th from 3 pm to 6pm. Aptly titled Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs, the event will hone in on young Uptown entrepreneurs...Read More »
“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...Read More »
Size matters. A recent survey conducted by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) found that the number of oversized classes in New York City’s public schools has shrunk. As announced by UFT President Michael Mulgrew earlier this month, the number of overcrowded classes...
Parques NYC presenta el primer Día de Juegos de Otoño el Día de las Elecciones (no hay escuela). Vaya al Parque Highbridge en el Oeste de la Calle 172 y la Avenida Amsterdam en Manhattan para un día de diversión y juegos...
Halloween is here, people… Uptown parents looking for a safe and fun event for their children, look no further than The Inwood Center (5030 Broadway @ 213th Street), which will once again host their annual Halloween event on Friday, October 30th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm...Read More »
Funeral Information for NYPD Police Officer Randolph Holder
Información Funeral del Oficial de Policía de la Ciudad de NY Randolph Holder
VIEWING SERVICES Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Time: 9:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York 110-31 Merrick Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11433 718.206.4600. FUNERAL SERVICE Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Time: 3:00 p.m.Read More »
Every day, Héctor E. Palaguachi sets up shop. The Ecuadorian immigrant heads out early in the morning, and scouts out just the right spot to spend the day selling pastelitos, small dough pockets filled with meat and cheese, and fresh juices...
Mayor Bill de Blasio chose Washington Heights to hold the first town hall meeting of his mayoralty. The event was held at Gregorio Luperón High School for Science and Mathematics on October 14th.Read More »
When her son reported that he was being bullied in school, Griselda De León didn’t hesitate to speak up and address the problem. But, when she met with teachers and the parents of the children involved, she couldn’t understand much of what was being said...
Where other stores and bodegas have not quite made the cut, Mi México Mini Market has risen above. Much discussion is often had about the benefits of healthy foods and the importance of a well-rounded diet...Read More »
Este invierno, estudiantes de preparatoria y de universidad pueden ayudar a salvar vidas y ser elegibles para ganar una beca de hasta $2,500 dólares organizando una campaña de donación de sangre para la Cruz Roja Americana...
Car enthusiasts have been making note of the reemergence of an ascendant Lincoln. Lincolns are once again redefining luxury, class and refinement. Enter the brand new 2016 Lincoln MKX...Read More »