FERNANDEZ FUNDS STAND UP TO VIOLENCE GJONAJ SUPPORTS LEHMAN
LIONS FOOTBALL TEAM
Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to support the Lehman
High School Campus Lions Football Team who are the undefeated
champions and pride of the community. Lehman
High School Campus Lions Football Team are preparing for
the 2019 season.
Councilman Gjonaj (c) congratulated the Lehman High
School Campus Lions Football Team.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
On Tuesday, September 3, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez announced $20,000 in state funding towards Stand Up to
Violence, an organization that works within the Bronx by targeting high risk individuals with outreach workers who act as
mentors and provide alternatives to violence.
Fernandez (r) presented a check for $20,000 to the SUV Program. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
PARKCHESTER COMMUNITY RECREATION HOSTS MUSIC IN THE OVAL SALSA NIGHT
Parkchester Community Recreation & Outreach hosted Music in the Oval Salsa Night with Orquesta Dulzura on Tuesday, August 27.
Residents had fun listening and dancing to salsa music. Photo by Jewel Webber Orquesta Dulzura were eager to perform for the audience. Photo by Jewel Webber
Amid urgent negotiations with state offi cials over planned improvements
to Bronx bus service, a coalition of bus riders and
transit advocates called on Governor Cuomo on Wednesday,
September 4 to provide new spending on vastly improved bus
frequency, balanced bus stop spacing, optimized routes, and
new bus routes to poorly served neighborhoods that have become
major destinations for bus riders.
(Left) Riders Alliance members called on the governor to
provide better bus services for the Bronx.
Photo courtesy of Riders Alliance
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