Marisol Alcántara looks to take over the seat vacated by Adriano Espaillat in the Senate while Carmen De La Rosa seeks a seat in the Assembly, reports El Diario.
As Zika cases rise, the NYC Department of Health is launching a new campaign to urge pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, and their partners, to defer travel to Zika-affected areas.
Students in Washington Heights gave the name “Laluzbrillante” (Bright Light) to a newly discovered species of wasp from the Dominican Republic, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
Current Deputy Mayor of Paterson Pedro Rodríguez is positioning himself to become the city’s first Dominican mayor in 2018, Reporte Hispano reports.
After narrowly winning the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District, Adriano Espaillat is poised to be the first Dominican in U.S. Congress, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
More than 160,000 Dominicans in the tri-state area will be able to vote in this Sunday’s presidential election without the need to register, El Diario and Reporte Hispano report.
Two Dominican candidates, Wendy Guzmán and Luis Vélez, vie for a hotly contested seat on the Paterson City Council, Reporte Hispano reports.
Greenpoint Star attends a Dominican Independence Day celebration in Williamsburg, and speaks to longtime residents who lament, and praise, the changes in a neighborhood once home to a large Dominican community.
Author J.C. Malone wrote “9 Exceptional Examples and One Extraordinary Woman,” the first of a series called “The Dominican-Americans,” El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Hispanics who stay in the transformed Williamsburg neighborhood remember their past without nostalgia, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Washington Heights artist Tony Peralta draws his inspiration from the Latino culture in the United States, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle profiles Brooklyn City Council member Antonio Reynoso.
Unlike last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived punctually for the 14th anniversary memorial of the tragedy, El Diario reports.
A diverse team led by chef Kelvin Fernandez brings “edgy Latin cuisine” to Riverdale, reports The Riverdale Press.
The high cost of living in New York is prompting Dominicans to move to such states as Florida and New Jersey, El Diario/La Prensa reports.