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Hispanic New York More Than A Sourcebook

By Victoria Cepeda The last time that I read a book that compelled me to share its message/content with everyone that was willing (or unwilling) to listen was a few years back. The name of that book was The Shadow of The Wind or “La Sombra del Viento” written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. It was a work of […]

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Feeling The Heat? Cool Down With a Batido de Fruta

Across the country the heat has been beating down with temperatures in the 90’s and 100’s. According to The Weather Channel the northeast will be even hotter due to “upper-level ridge of high pressure shifting its focus from the Plains and Missouri Valley to the Appalachians and East” (weather.com). I think this weekend we will […]

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In Secaucus, NJ Library Holds First Spanish Story Hour

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda One parent’s crusade to fight ignorance and instill in her young son a sense of pride of his origins led to the first Story Hour reading series in Spanish held at the Secaucus Public Library in New Jersey.  It all started when Paula Tropeano’s son was hesitant to speak Spanish […]

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