BIAGGI ATTENDS KINGSBRIDGE BID’S ANNUAL MEETING
The Kingsbridge Business Improvement District recently welcomed Senator Alessandra
Biaggi to speak at their annual membership meeting to celebrate the neighborhood’s small
businesses and discuss how the BID can provide better support.
CURBSIDE ELECTRONICS COLLECTION
Last week, the NYC Department of Sanitation announced the expansion of curbside electronics
collection to the Bronx and eastern Queens. Covered e-waste items included televisions,
monitors, laptops, electronic keyboards, fax machines, document scanners, VCRs,
DVDs, video game consoles and most computer printers.
HEALER HOLDS ‘AN AFTERNOON OF HEALING’ SESSION
On Sunday, September 29, intuitive medium and divine healer Rosemarie Nasta-Hall held ‘An Afternoon of Healing with Saint Padre Pio and the Divine’ at International Caterers, 3243
Ampere Avenue. Rosemarie does healing work and is committed to helping those who are suffering emotionally or physically and bringing spiritual awareness to the Bronx. To book an
appointment, purchase sacred oils of the Saints, review testimonials or see prior events, visit her website www.itisjustme.com or follow her on Facebook at Messages and Miracles of
Saint Padre Pio.
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BENEDETTO SPEAKS AT BRONX REACH MEETING
Assemblyman Michael Benedetto spoke at last month’s Bronx Health REACH’s Coalition
meeting. Benedetto, who is chairman of the Assembly Education Committee, discussed his
continuing support of school wellness programming as well as sponsoring NYS assembly
bill A7607, which directs the commissioner of education to establish a state model wellness
policy for local educational agencies as well as a school district wellness policy database.
Assemblyman Michael Benedetto speaks at last month’s meeting.
Photo courtesy of Bronx Health REACH
Senator Biaggi with the Kingsbridge BID. Photo courtesy of Senator Alessandra Biaggi’s offi ce
ENGINEERING CONFERENCE HELD AT PRESTON
Preston High School hosted an engineering conference on Friday, September 20. The conference
provided students with exposure to real world engineering disciplines and the
global challenges engineering solutions address. Session workshops included ‘Networks
and Drones’ and ’Bridges.’ The students who participated in the workshop were from Mount
St. Michael Academy, Academy of Mount St. Ursula, Monsignor Scanlan High School, along
with Preston High School.
Students participating in the workshop. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of NY
(l-r) Bronx resident Maggie Greenfi eld, commissioner Kathryn Garcia, Councilman Andrew
Cohen and David Hirschler, director of sustainability and legislative affairs at ERI.
Photo courtesy of DSNY
Sacred oils of the Saints. Photo courtesy of Rosemarie Nasta-Hall