Tag Archives: Politics/Government

Silver found guilty on all counts
Silver declarado culpable de todos los cargos

Sheldon Silver, ex-presidente de la Asamblea del estado de Nueva York, fue declarado culpable el 30 de noviembre...
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Rezoning rejected
Reclasificación rechazada

Another borough board meeting, another thumbs down. Like the Bronx and Queens boards before them, the Manhattan Borough Board has voted...
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Establishing the Edge
Estableciendo The Edge

Hay más espacio para moverse. Sólo unos meses después que el Hotel Cliff abrió sus puertas en la calle 181, se llevó a cabo un corte de cinta...
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Right on the raise
Arriba con el aumento

Raise 'em up. The good government group Citizens Union has announced its support for salary increases...
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G.R.I.O.T. and Greens

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.

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Stop on the stoning
Freno al engaño

Francisco Moya salió de su hogar en Queens un día y se dio cuenta de dos autos estacionados en su calle, ambos sin tablillas.
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Design by demand
Diseño por demanda

El mes pasado, Judith Merino y su hijo fueron obligados a mudarse del apartamento en el que habían estado viviendo. Los propietarios eran miembros de...
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Bataclan, Beirut, Bennett

As word spread of the attacks, residents sought to show solidarity with victims and residents of Paris. Many turned to social media, posting messages and...
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Badges for the beasts
Insignias y bestias

Mil. Ese es el número de animales tratados por la Sociedad Americana para la Prevención de la Crueldad contra los Animales...
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Grind on the grade
Moler las calificaciones

Time to show the cards. Sounding off on a familiar issue, City Comptroller Scott Stringer recently spoke directly to local small business...
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Growing Bookworms
Creando ratones de biblioteca

De una forma u otra, como seres queridos y tutores, tenemos mucho que ofrecer que pueda inspirar a nuestros hijos a amar la lectura.
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Community Appeal

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...

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Toast of this town

Insane. Peter Walsh clearly remembers the reaction when he told others he planned to open a restaurant and pub in Washington Heights...
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Community News 11.11.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.11.15

Visit El Museo Del Barrio now through Dec. 31st for its Puerto Rican printmaking workshops and exhibitions. The collections are rich in...
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Summit of the spirits
Cumbre de bebidas alcohólicas

El estado quiere estar a cargo. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha anunciado la primera reunión de un nuevo grupo de trabajo que se centrará...
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UC Recap- November 2 – November 7

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...

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Brake on the breaks
Frenando al vandalismo

Un reciente aumento en los autos vandalizados tiene a un legislador local pidiendo que se incremente la vigilancia y la intervención del Departamento de Policía de Nueva York (NYPD)...
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Community News 11.04.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.04.15

Join Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez and District 6 Superintendent Manuel Ramírez at P.S. 128 The Audubon School for the District 6 Kindergarten Fair on Sat., Nov. 14th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m...
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Seeking parity on the play
Buscando igualdad en el juego

Rafaela Vivaldo no está sorprendida de que su hijo siga fallando la prueba. No ha logrado aprobar el reporte de acondicionamiento físico estudiantil...
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Hunger, of all tongues
Hambre en todos los idiomas

Poverty is spoken in all languages. A recent forum held uptown sought to challenge notions on how poverty looks and sounds. The YM and YWHA of Washington Heights...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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Teachers fret

“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...

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Hamilton High
Preparatoria Hamilton

School just got a new rap. A recently announced collaboration will provide 20,000 city high school students with the hottest ticket in town – the musical Hamilton.
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Clamoring for last call
Clamando por un último llamado

A Christina le gusta vivir en el epicentro. Durante los últimos dos años ha residido en la intersección de la avenida Seaman y la calle Dyckman, un corredor que presume...
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New gilt at Gracie
Nuevo enchapado en Gracie

Gracie Mansion’s got a new look. Its new exhibit, “Windows on the City,” takes a fresh look at city life during the era the Mansion was built. About 49 works of art depicts...
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Driving hunger out
Forzando al hambre a salir

Bibia Preciado ha trabajado durante mucho tiempo en varios empleos. "Trabajo día y noche", explicó. Sus hijos, quienes tienen necesidades especiales...
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Counting down, and looking up
En cuenta regresiva y levantando la mirada

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...
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MT – Community News 10.28.15

Visite la tienda de libros ‘Word Up Community’ el sábado, 7 de noviembre de 6-8 mientras un grupos de distinguidos poetas leen de sus colecciones del 2015.
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Pillow Talk
Plática de almohadas

¿Se mantiene saludable? Cuando escuchamos esto, la mayoría de nosotros pensamos en nuestros exámenes anuales, cuántas frutas y verduras comemos o si...
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Missing the mark on M/WBEs
Perdiendo la marca M/WBE

Sarah Pérez Jarret did not leave anything to chance. The 30-year-old obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Sophie Davis School...
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Don’t Miss…
No se pierda…

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...
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UC Recap- October 19 – October 24

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...

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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.

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Officer killed in East Harlem
Policía muerto en East Harlem

An NYPD officer was killed in East Harlem on Tuesday evening, October 20, shot during a gunfight on a pedestrian bridge over the FDR Drive.
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Keen on connection
Entusiastas de las conexiones

"'La energía es fenomenal". El delirio es real. Clayton Banks no dejaba de hablar el pasado viernes 16 de octubre mientras Silicon Harlem (SH) celebraba su segunda Conferencia Anual de Tecnología...
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Vying vendors‎
Vendedores rivalizan

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...
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The age of the sage
La edad de la sabiduría

Millennials, háganse a un lado. Un nuevo informe publicado por la firma de información y medición Nielsen...
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#AutumnInNYC

As the air gets cooler, the colors get warmer, the city offers one last burst of color as the leaves change...
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Comptroller makes his case
El contralor presenta su caso

Disparidad. Robo de sueldos. Viviendas existentes. Pocos de los desafíos que enfrentan los residentes de ...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Early registration has begun for emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season. Snow laborers...
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Stand up for Your Health
Defienda su salud

¿Pasa mucho tiempo sentada? Todos lo hacemos. Como escritora lo hago, y mucho. Esto haría feliz a...
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“You have an ally”
El Alcalde en el Alto

Era momento de hablar. El alcalde Bill de Blasio celebró la primera reunión del ayuntamiento desde que asumió el cargo hace casi dos años, el pasado miércoles 14 de octubre...
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UC Recap- October 12 – October 17

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.

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The Parents’ Petition
A petición de los padres

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...
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Good and plenty

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...

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The walls that speak
Paredes que hablan

The eleven took on nine. Earlier this month, a group of 11 mural artists took to nine different public sites in East Harlem and the South Bronx to give them color...
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Donate, coordinate and educate
Donar, coordinar y educar

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...
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UC Recap- October 5 – October 10

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...

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MT – Community News 10.14.15

Come to Sherman Creek Park on Thurs., Oct. 29th from 2:30 – 8 p.m. for an afternoon of Halloween fun that is sure to treat and not trick.
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Requests for Gifted and Talented Programs

Solicitudes a programas para dotados y talentosos

Las familias ya pueden presentar solicitudes para las pruebas del examen para Dotados y Talentosos (G y T por sus siglas en inglés).
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