Tag Archives: Poltics/Government

Honoring Edith
Honrando a Edith

Edith Prentiss used a wheelchair for the last 25 years of her life.
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Peril in the Park
Peligro en el parque

It’s discrimination. A series of violent attacks in Inwood Hill Park has prompted calls for additional security – as well as criticism that Northern Manhattan parks have not received adequate park safety resources.
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“We just want to be visible”
“Solo queremos ser visibles” 

Last week, home health care workers paraded up Broadway to City Hall to cheers as part of the city’s Hometown Heroes celebration honoring healthcare and essential workers.
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A Parade of Empty Promises
Un desfile de promesas vacías

After nearly a year and a half enduring an unprecedented health and economic crisis, it has come to this.
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Cash in Question
¿Prohibición de efectivo en camino?

Cash payments at booths have been banned since the start of the pandemic, and many riders were eager for the day when they could again replenish MetroCards with dollars in hand and the help of a station agent.
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Rebel at Rest
Rebelde en reposo 

A new sculpture depicting Margaret Corbin has been unveiled on the upper plaza of David Rockefeller Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park.
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Decision Daze
Elección de espera

New York City residents headed to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the primary election, but might have to wait well into July for some of the results.
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Something Old, Something New
Algo viejo, algo nuevo

The ink is barely dry. President Biden has just signed legislation establishing Juneteenth, short for June 19th, as a U.S. federal holiday.
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Federal Food Aid
Ayuda alimentaria federal

Get it while it’s hot. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is serving up $28.6 billion in direct relief to restaurants and food establishments...
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Lawsuit takes aim at Gifted and Talented programs
Demanda apunta a programas para dotados y talentosos

"El sistema está "amañado".Ese es el reclamo realizado en una nueva demanda presentada por un grupo de estudiantes de preparatoria de la ciudad de Nueva York contra la ciudad y el estado para detener los programas para estudiantes dotados y talentosos y las pruebas de admisión para las escuelas públicas."
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Loaner Library
Biblioteca en préstamo

Call it the interim iteration. In an email sent to Inwood patrons Friday March 8, Inwood Library Manager Danita Nichols said a temporary site has been designated for the uptown branch.
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“A full blown crisis”
“Una crisis en estado avanzado”

Las cosas no estarán bien. El alcalde Bill de Blasio emitió advertencias de que millones de neoyorquinos podrían perder el acceso...
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