Tag Archives: Politics/Government

The now of WOW
El WOW de hoy

Cuando era niña, fue clasificada como en riesgo. No mucho se esperaba de la hija única de inmigrantes dominicanos en un barrio de clase trabajadora. "Estaba [considerada] en riesgo para el éxito", dijo Ferreras...
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Blast report finds fault
Informe de explosión encuentra culpables

Catalino Cruz estaba en el patio esa mañana. Él atendía el espacio compartido en el número 75 de la calle 116 este. Luego, a las 9:31 am, llegó la primera explosión. Cruz estaba a unos 100 pies de distancia....
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Recourse, relief and resources
Remedios, alivios y recursos

They were in search of a stretch, but got stuck instead. The yoga clients headed to Brahman Yoga to breathe and extend, but the elevator they stepped into and which kept them suspended for 10 minutes had other ideas...
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Up with UPK
Aumentando UPK

T is for touting. Mayor Bill de Blasio visited P.S. 5 Ellen Lurie School in Inwood on Mon., Jun. 8th, to note the success of his Universal Pre-K (UPK) program, one of the signature policies of his administration....
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El Bulevar de los Boricuas

Fue El Bulevar de los Boricuas este domingo, ya que cientos de miles se reunieron a lo largo de la Quinta avenida para el 58° Desfile anual del Día de Puerto...
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UC Recap – June 8 – June 13

The Uptown Renaissance continues apace. This past Tuesday, the High Bridge opened after 45 years and a $60 million renovation. The High Bridge is not any old bridge. In fact, it is New York City’s oldest bridge, built in 1848...

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If Rent Laws Expire, We Have Your Back

There is a sense of urgency being felt in every corner of New York City – from Washington Heights, to Corona; from the South Bronx, to Sunset Park. And we need to make sure this urgency is felt all the up in Albany. In just a few short days, the rent regulation laws that govern over one million...

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Playing field of procurement
En el campo de las adquisiciones

Shirley Lam’s last career lasted a quarter of a century. She expects her next one to last even longer. After arriving from China decades ago, Lam worked full-time as a housewife...
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Making misuse of MCI
Haciendo mal uso de ‘MCI’

Es un llamando a las fallas sobre las reparaciones. Funcionarios electos e inquilinos se reunieron frente al 605-609 de la calle 177 oeste en...
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First on Facebook
Los primeros en Facebook

The 34th Precinct of the New York Police Department (NYPD) has launched its own Facebook page this past Tues., Jun. 9th. It is the first NYPD precinct...
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Driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Conductor detenido por atropello y fuga fatal

Un hombre de Manhattan ha sido arrestado y acusado por el atropello y fuga en febrero que mató a un empleado de 38 años de edad de la...
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WAGE BOARD MEETING
AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

The New York State Department of Labor gives notice that on Monday, June 15, 2015, the Wage Board will hold a public hearing to receive testimony about an increase in the minimum wage...
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WALK FOR LIFE
CAMINATA POR LA VIDA

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. está organizando una Caminata por la Vida, pidiendo el fin de la violencia en las comunidades locales este jueves 11 de junio. Comenzando a las 2 pm, la caminata se iniciará ...
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Convictions in biker assault case
Condenas en caso de asalto

Two more men, including an undercover police officer, have been convicted for their roles in a highway mêlée that occurred in Washington Heights in September 2013. Wojciech Braszczok, 34, an undercover detective from Queens, and Robert Sims, 33, of Brooklyn...
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Summer of STEM

Solicitudes para ‘NYC SUMMER STEM 2015’, un nuevo programa para proveerle a los estudiantes que acaban de completar los grados 2, 7 y 10 con instrucción STEM...
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MT- Community News 06.10.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.10.15

Join P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem on Fri., Jun. 12th and Sat., Jun. 13th at the Adam Clayton Powell State Building Office for the “Demystifying Housing” conference. The annual event looks to explore current issues faced by renters and homeowners living in the city.
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UC Recap – June 1 – June 6

The United Palace (4140 Broadway) is the place to be in June. First of all, there will be a free screening of the poignant Selma on Friday, June 12th at 7:30 pm. Then on Sunday, June 14th at noon there will be a can’t miss Q&A with Amelia Boynton Robinson...

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The Might of Michelen
La fuerza de Michelen

"Esta es mi familia". Yamilex Marte asistió a la guardería Centro Nasry Michelen (Michelen) en Harlem en el pre-jardín de infantes.
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A classic with cake
Prosa y pastel

“They know me here – for years and years.” Gloria Davis is a regular at the George Bruce branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) in West Harlem...
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Hail, yes
¡Así, sí!

Condujo para recoger un pasajero en una esquina de Soundview y fue herido en el pecho con una bala. Era finales de los 60 y ser un taxista era un...
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Toast of the Track
Un Brindis por la Pista

The 15th anniversary of CityTrack was celebrated at the Armory this past Wed., May 27th. More than 135 young runners from the local community schools...
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New IDNYC Enrollment Center
Nuevo centro de inscripción IDNYC

El Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York ha aprobado leyes para una identificación emitida por el gobierno que todos los neoyorquinos de 14 años...
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Community News 06.03.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.03.15

Join fellow neighbors on Sun., Jun. 7th from 12:30 – 3 p.m. for the 4th Annual Spring Clean. Together with Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, New Leaf Café, La Marina, Dichter Pharmacy, the Department of Sanitation...
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A matriarch, still on the march
Una matriarca sigue marchando

Beaten, tear-gassed and left for dead. When Dr. Amelia Boynton Robinson participated in 1965 in the march from Selma to Montgomery, she was...
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The Victoria

She will sing again. Originally constructed in 1917, the Victoria Theater held 2,000 seats. The Victoria, together with the Apollo Theater, the Harlem Opera...
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Four Letter Words
Palabras de cuatro letras

El sueño de Aracely Cruz es ser normal. "Éste habría sido un día inolvidable", dijo Cruz recientemente. La mujer de 30 años de edad se mudó a los Estados Unidos siendo una menor, a los 14 años...
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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2015: The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, May 25, 2015.

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A perfect pass
Un pase perfecto

El amante del arte llegó a las 3 pm, listo para su cita. Pero no fue guiado a una galería. Eso vendría después. En cambio, el senador estatal Adriano...
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New club seeks clout
Nuevo club busca influencia

The Uptown Community Democrats (UCD), a new political club based in Northern Manhattan, officially launched this past Mon., May 18th...
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Frontline fight
Lucha en primera línea

A cut to the heart. That’s what advocates who rallied this past Fri., May 15th say that funding cuts to the city’s three public library systems constitute for the millions of residents...
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Destruction for prevention
Destruir para prevenir

Ten years ago, Katie Harris made a donation to a benevolent fund affiliated with New York Police Department (NYPD) to help families of fallen police officers.
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Hedging their bets
Cubriendo sus apuestas

Kirssy Martínez tenía 14 años cuando se mudó a Nueva York desde la República Dominicana. Cuando se graduó de la escuela preparatoria en 2005, carecía...
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MT – Community News 05.13.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 05.13.15

Shred your personal papers for free at the 8th Annual Shred Fest on Sat., May 16th. This event is sponsored by the New York City Department of...
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Free Disaster Preparedness Class

Clase de preparación para desastres

Las tropas de la Guardia Nacional de Nueva York estarán dando clases gratuitas de preparación para desastres en el Teatro Aranow del edificio...
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Marked late?
¿Marcado tarde?

La directora general de las Escuelas Charter Success Academy, Eva Moskowitz, está reclamando que la ciudad ha demorado los pagos a dos sitios...
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Fierce in the FORCE
Ferocidad en la Fuerza

“Something so simple changed my life,” says Nancy Vandespool.

Desde que descubrió hace ocho años atrás que tenía cáncer en el pulmón, Nancy Vandespool no estaba segura que alguien entendería su diagnóstico.
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A Stitch in Time
Una puntada en el tiempo

En noviembre pasado, las noticias de México acerca de 43 estudiantes desaparecidos de la Escuela de Maestros Rurales...
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Get carded
Obtenga su tarjeta

Local residents can now sign up for IDNYC close to home.IDNYC is a government-issued identification card that is available to all...
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Reverse the Reconfiguration
Revertir la reconfiguración

Dear Editor, My name is Eileen King and I am President of the Board of Directors of Inwood Tower, which is located at 11 Fort George Hill.
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Report focuses on child deaths
Informe se enfoca en muertes infantiles

The city’s annual report on child injury deaths was released this past Tues., May 5th by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
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Community News 05.06.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 05.06.15

Please join the Children’s Aid Society at the East Harlem Center on Sat., May 16th for a community forum on the effects of...
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Helping Nepal
Ayudar a Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, New Yorkers are encouraged to consider providing support to organizations assisting in relief efforts.
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VolunTREERS Unite
Voluntarios unidos

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP has announced the launch of the TreesCount! mobile app, which will be used by volunteers to register and collect...
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Again on Academy
De regreso a casa en Academy

Resulta que puedes ir a casa otra vez. Pregúntale a Lucía Valerio. Valerio se paró frente al 552 de la calle Academy en Inwood, un edificio que cayó en tan mal estado....
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Brakes on de Blasio
Freno a de Blasio

Not so fast. The Transit Workers Union (TWU) has filed suit against Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City of New York, claiming that Vision Zero is unconstitutionally vague.
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Health conference returns to Harlem

Conferencia de Salud regresa

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will explore issues concerning healthcare in urban communities, as it hosts its fifth annual...
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Winning for workers
Ganancia para los trabajadores

They are cleaning up. An uptown company is sprucing up local homes and businesses, while helping its workers excel with reliable wages and steady employment...
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On a Mission
La misión comercial a Cuba

As the son of an immigrant from the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, it is with great hope that I envision the transformation of the U.S.-Cuba...
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Honing in on housing
Poniendo a punto la vivienda

Estaban comprometidos a una temprana edad. A los 26 años, se convirtió en el concejal más joven en la historia de San Antonio, Texas.
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Bring the Ballot
Traigan las boletas

His poster board listed pertinent project characteristics, and boasted colorful photographs. Each panel was detailed with small flower and letter appliqués.
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