JACOBI REMEMBERS 9/11 HEROES, LOVED ONES
On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Jacobi Medical Center held its annual
morning memorial service on Wednesday, September 11 at its permanent 9/11 Memorial on
its Pelham Parkway campus. The somber memorial featured a moment of silence, prayers
and the ceremonial laying of fl owers at the monument listing the names of Bronxites who
perished in the World Trade Center attacks.
North Central Bronx Hospital executive director Cristina Contreras (front, l) and Jacobi Hospital
CEO Christopher Mastromano (front, r) laid a wreath at the Jacobi 9/11 Memorial. Photo
by Silvio Pacifi co
(front, l-r) MPCA secretary Silvio Mazzella and president Al D’Angelo and (back) Joe Mc-
Manus attended the memorial service. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
(l-r) Al D’Angelo, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Senator
Jamaal Bailey paid their respects to the fallen. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, S 16 EPTEMBER 20-26, 2019 BTR
IONA PREP JUNIORS REVITALIZE
BRONX RIVER RESERVATION
Twenty Iona Prep juniors rolled up their sleeves to remove graffi ti from the stone underpass
of the Bronx River Reservation on Thursday, September 12 in partnership with Westchester
Parks Foundation’s Thalle Industries Graffi ti Squad.
(l-r) Daniel Gonzalez; Erin Cordiner, Westchester Parks Foundation volunteer coordinator
and Charles Vega were eager to scrub out graffi ti. Photo courtesy of Iona Prep
Iona Prep students with the Westchester Parks Foundation’s Thalle Industries Graffi ti Squad.
Photo courtesy of Iona Prep
BETH ABRAHAM CENTER’S
END OF SUMMER LUAU
Beth Abraham Center residents and staff enjoyed their annual End of Summer Luau on
Friday, August 30. The event featured a Tiki Bar, a bounce house, face painting, dunk tank,
photo booth, games and giveaways.
Beth Abraham Center residents and families enjoyed the festivities. Photo by Jewel Webber