Tag Archives: safety

$20.5 million awarded for anti-gun violence programs
20.5 millones de dólares para programas contra la violencia armada

New York City has received a $20.5 million federal grant to support ongoing work by Cure Violence providers as part of the city’s Crisis Management System (CMS) network – chosen from a pool of 36 government applicants...
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The forgotten first responders
Los socorristas olvidados

“We had members become financially destitute. We’re paid, on average, about $30,000 less than firefighters or cops. A lot of us work two or three jobs. And when we get hurt, we don’t have enough to cover,” said Lieutenant Paramedic Anthony Almojera...
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Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety
Desenvuelva el regalo de la seguridad de los juguetes

De acuerdo con la Comisión de Seguridad de Productos para el Consumidor de los Estados Unidos, cada año miles de niños sufren lesiones, a causa de juguetes, lo suficientemente graves como para ser tratados en la sala de emergencias de un hospital...
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Grief-stricken, and striking back
De luto y devolviendo el golpe

So far, more than 241 fatalities have been recorded in 2021, including 12 delivery cyclists who were killed on the job...
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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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Fair in the Square
Feria en la Plaza

June has typically marked the school year’s end, prompting tears and recurring wishes for an “awesome” summer.
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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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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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Eye on Youth
Ojo en la juventud

Given that half of all mental disorders begin by age 14 and given that suicide is the second leading cause of death for 14 to 29-year-olds...
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Remembering Fausto Luna
Recordando a Fausto Luna

Fausto Luna, de 58 años de edad, era un hombre de muchas actividades. Nacido en la República Dominicana, fue residente de Washington Heights...
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Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in sex abuse probe
Diócesis católicas citadas en investigación de abuso sexual

New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood has subpoenaed the state’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses as part of an investigation into...
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