GIBSON HOSTS SENIOR BRUNCH AT BRONX ZOO
On Aug. 24, City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson in partnership with the Bronx Zoo held a Senior Appreciation Brunch.
City Councilman Oswald Feliz addresses attendees at a recent luncheon at the Bronx Zoo.
WOODLAWN UNVEILS GRAVESTONE FOR DOROTHY PARKER LITTLE LEAGUE HOLDS HONORS
On Aug. 23, many came out in celebration of the gravestone unveiling of Dorothy Parker at Woodlawn Cemetery
and Conservancy. Parker was a writer, poet and witty soul. She was known for her satire in her writings. At
Woolworth Chapel where the ceremony was held, attendees listened as her poems were read and The Rounders
performed with Kate Mannings.
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From left, Barbara Harges, Jennifer Talley, Christopher Moultrie, Elizabeth Moultrie and Sandra
at the Bronx Zoo senior brunch. Photos Miriam Quinones Photos Miriam Quinones
On Sunday, Aug. 29, Castle Hill Little League and NYPD Det. H. Jeeuth
held a community event that included an honors ceremony, food, raffl es,
music and a school supply giveaway as part of a back to school event.
Attendees at an unveiling of a tombstone for the late Dorothy Parker. Photo Jewel Webber
CEREMONY, GIVES SCHOOL SUPPLIES
NYPD offi cers with Jade Guzman, special assistant to Assemblyman Kenny
Burgos, on Aug. 29, 2021.
Photo Aracelis Batista
LOCALS TOUR BRAND NEW NORTHEAST BRONX YMCA AHEAD OF OFFICIALS OPENING
On Sept. 9, elected offi cials will be on hand to offi cially christen and celebrate the opening of a newly constructed YMCA in the northeast Bronx, located at 1250 E. 229th St., at Schieffelin
Place. The event is being co-hosted by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, state Sen. Jamaal Bailey, NYC Councilman Kevin Riley, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
From left, Elizabeth Gill, Ayris Gramps, Mrs. Barrett, Samuel
Gramby, Al de Castro, Shirley Fearon and Lettia Williams. Hillary
Bloomfi eld and Ayris Gramps II, in the back row, represent a
group of area residents who have long advocated for the construction
of a new YMCA.
Al de Castro and Shirley Fearon proudly stand in front of the
new Northeast YMCA Bronx, a project they fought for, for more
than 20 years. Photos Laura Stone
Crystal Jones, left, and Zariah Freeman tour the
new YMCA in the Bronx while also receiving information