PROVIDENCE REST RESIDENT CELEBRATES 100TH
On Sunday, January 12, Providence Rest centennial resident Cecilia Servidio celebrated her 100th birthday. She offi cially
turned 100 on Tuesday, January 14. Servidio, who was born and raised in Manhattan but has lived in the Bronx for over 30
years, was joined by all of her close family and cousins for her birthday.
Servidio (c) along with close friends, family and cousins during her birthday party. Photo courtesy of Lauren Servidio
NWAKO SPEAKS AT POST 253’S FAMILY MEETING
Regis High School student Obinna Nwako, who was recently elected as attorney general this past summer at Boys State,
spoke at last week’s Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253’s family meeting.
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VENKAT HONORED FOR
SERVICE TO BANGLADESH
On Tuesday, January 7, Meenakshi Venkat was honored for
her many generous services to the Bangladesh community.
Members of the Bronx Bangladesh Community Association
were among those in attendance.
Venkat (l) with Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and members
of the Bronx Bangladesh Community Association.
Photo courtesy of Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
ST. HELENA’S RECEIVES
St. Helena School recently received four new computers for
its kindergarten class, which will help the students learn
specifi c computer skills. The students were very happy with
their new computers and began working them like pros, according
to the school.
St. Helena School kindergarten students anxiously await the
arrival of four new computers for their classroom.
Photo courtesy of St. Helena School
Nwako (c) with Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 members Guy Richardson, Nick Tedesco, third vice commander,
Sal Caruso, second vice commander, Mike McNerney, Gene DeFrancis, post commander, Kevin Devine, fi rst vice
commander and Ed McGee, fi nance offi cer. Photo courtesy of the Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253
Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined Bronx Park Commissioner Iris Rodriguez Rosa and the Cottom family for a Pelham Bay Park walk
through, where they checked out three possible locations for a future skate park to be built in memory of Drew Cottam.