MET COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST
Council members Andy King and Ritchie Torres and Comptroller Scott Stringer attended the
Met Council Legislative Breakfast on Sunday, June 2 at the Yale Club.
(l-r) Torres, Stringer and King joined others at the breakfast gala.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s Offi ce
PRESTON STUDENTS MEET ST. EDMUND’S PEN PALS
On Friday, May 17, the students in Ms. DeMaio’s Italian class at Preston High School met their
pen pals from St. Edmund’s Preparatory High School. The students and their teachers met
at the authentic, excellent Northern Italian restaurant, Gnocco, located in NYC.
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FERNANDEZ, OCASIO-CORTEZ MEET HOUSING ADVOCATES
Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently
met with housing advocates from the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition, the
Met Council on Housing, Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation and others.
Assemblywoman Fernandez (front 2nd from l) and Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez (front, c)
with local housing advocates. Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez’s Offi ce
Preston and St. Edmund’s students and teachers had a great time meeting each other.
Photo courtesy of Preston High School
PICHARDO URGES NEW RENT REGULATION BILLS
Alongside his fellow elected offi cials, Upstate & Downstate Housing Alliance and other tenant
organizations, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo reiterated the importance and urgency
in passing the new rent regulation bills before entering the Assembly housing hearing in
Manhattan, where he listened to the concerns of each tenant.
Assemblyman Pichardo (front, c) reiterated the importance and urgency in passing the new
rent regulation bills to the audience and news media.
Photo courtesy of Assemblyman Victor Pichardo’s Offi ce
SALAMANCA FUNDS M.S.
Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided
$450,000 in funding to M.S. 302 for the installation
of surveillance cameras surrounding
the playground which is utilized by the
school, community-based organizations and
the local community.
M.S. 302 students were excited for their
school’s surveillance upgrades.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s