BRONX NIGHT MARKET A SUMMERTIME TREAT
Bronxites enjoyed some summertime delights at the Bronx Night Market on Saturday, July 27
at Fordham Plaza.
NYC COUNCIL MEETING HONORS ERIC GARNER
Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus in support
of Eric Garner and his family’s fi ght for justice at the NYC Council Stated Meeting on Saturday,
SENIORS ATTEND COLLEGE
ESSAY BOOT CAMP
Iona Preparatory School seniors are participating
in the Essay Boot Camp to complete
the college essay before the academic year
starts. Taking place over two consecutive
days, the Essay Boot Camp invites college
reps and admissions offi cials to work directly
with students, providing fi rst-hand insight
into the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of the college essay.
Approximately 100 students completed the
fi rst session in July with a second session approaching
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GJONAJ FUNDS PRESTON CENTER OF COMPASSION
Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the Preston Center of Compassion as they celebrated their service
to the Bronx and announced that he has allocated $20,000 for its Senior Programing.
Councilman Gjonaj (l) presented a hefty ceremonial check to Preston Center of Compassion.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
Baked By Dawn, Inc. offered a wide selection of food options for guests to sample.
Photo by Jewel Webber
NYC Council members joined in support of Eric Garner and his family’s fi ght for justice.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
Asma Malik (l), associate director of Admissions
at Syracuse University, worked with
Iona Prep senior David Pereira (r), 16, of
White Plains, during a College Essay Boot
Camp. Photo courtesy of Iona Prep
GO PROGRAM LAUNCHES AT TRIBORO CENTER
Triboro Center’s GO Program has started and it’s gaining momentum very quickly. The GO
Program stands for ‘Good Outcomes’ and it is a concierge program for residents in short-term
rehab whereby these residents can preselect their rehab provider and residents can enjoy the
great amenities from Starbuck’s coffee, Netfl ix movies to the high tech rehab system of Jintronix
that’s used at Triboro Center.
Triboro Center residents enjoyed participating in the GO Program.
Photo courtesy of Centers Health Care/Triboro Center