Monday, 28 July 2014
Volunteers and legal experts in the Bronx help permanent residents navigate the application process.
Traditional music and dance marked the festivities.
The singer, who revolutionized Brazilian music in the 1970s, found religion and freed her style.
City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.
Jews, Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims shared the dinner that breaks the daytime fast Muslims observe during Ramadan.
Electric bikes and their operators are on warning in the 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, where the police plan to step up enforcement against the bikes, The China Press reports.
The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 is being commemorated in Greenpoint by a mural which will be updated annually as a "living memorial," Nowy Dziennik reports.
Initiatives like a Puerto Rican dance workshop and a summer pool workout keep the city's growing senior population healthy and active, in this episode of Independent Sources.
Internet access is highly variable across the city, City Limits reports.
Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.
Vendors populate the streets of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, bringing fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods often without access to fresh produce, reports Manhattan Times.
A coalition of Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders gathered to condemn attacks that occurred in Brooklyn over the weekend, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
A little girl arrived in NYC recently, as have thousands of minors from Central America, El Diario reports. She hopes to not be deported.
If Nancy Tong, a community liaison in Bensonhurst, wins the post of female Democratic district leader in the 47th State Assembly District, she will be the first Chinese Democratic leader in the borough, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Public Advocate Letitia James met with Council member Costa Constantinides to discuss development along the Astoria waterfront.
Teachers say that the city is turning away some adult students with low literacy levels, Chalkbeat reports.
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