SCS Back2School Jam Block Party
Celebrates 25th Year
Stratford Community Services, Inc.; NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce and 1471-73 Watson
Avenue Resident Council co-hosted the 25th annual SCS Back2School Jam Block Party on Saturday,
August 24 at 1471 Watson Avenue.
End of Summer
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(above) Local youth proudly displayed their vibrant face paint designs.
(above left) Senator Luis Sepulveda met with Maribel (l) and Mary during the
(far left) Josephine Luna-Turpin (r) graciously accepted her Certifi cate of
Recognition from Rev. Carmen Hernandez, NYC LGBTQS Chamber president
(left) Lil Lex (front, c) was honored with a Certifi cate of Recognition.
Photo by Miriam Quin
Senator Alessandra Biaggi hosted
her End of Summer Celebration on
Sunday, August 25 at Loreto Playground.
The ‘season fi nale’ featured
live music, family activities
and snacks for everyone.
(right top) (l-r) Morris Park Community Association’s
Michael Kaess; Ostacio ‘Lefty’ Negron, patrol
coordinator; John Pucci; Jerry Leon and Al
D’Angelo, president attended the celebration.
(right) (l-r) Neighborhood friends Vincent, Skylar,
Aries, Siriana, Faith, Nicolas and Miguel waited in
line for face painting.
(right bottom) Senator Biaggi (3rd from l) met with
MPCA’s (l-r) Jerry Leon, Ostacio ‘Lefty’ Negron, Michael
Kaess, John Pucci and Al D’Angelo during the
Senator Biaggi (back, r) met with residents including
Melissa Roberts and her daughter Hope.
Photos by Laura Stone