EBHF’S PRESENTATION ON COUNTRY CLUB
The East Bronx History Forum met at the City Island Nautical Museum for a presentation about the history of Country Club
on Wednesday, January 15.
East Bronx History Forum members (l-r) Thomas Casey, Richard Vitacco, Angel Hernandez, Tom Vasti and Nilka Martell.
Photo courtesy of Jorge Santiago
GJONAJ HONORS EAGLE SCOUT JOSEPH MENTA
National Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout Joseph Menta was recently honored and presented with a NYC Council citation
by Councilman Mark Gjonaj. Members of Boy Scouts Troop 182 of Throggs Neck were also in attendance.
The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association
held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January
14 at Bronx House. The meeting featured guest
speakers from the U.S. Census and the Department
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COUNCILMAN ANDY KING
CELEBRATES MLK’S BIRTHDAY
On Wednesday, January 15, Councilman Andy King’s offi ce
held a celebration for the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Those in attendance, which included local elected offi -
cials and community members, listened to music, ate catered
food, gained information from vendors and were given
brand new coats and book bags.
Councilman King celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.s’ birthday
with children in attendance. Photo by Jewel Webber
Menta, alongside his parents, receives a NYC Council citation from Gjonaj. Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s offi ce
GJONAJ THANKS WILDCATS
FOR RECENT CLEANUP
Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked the Wildcats for their recent
cleanup of the Throgs Neck Expressway service road
from Schley to Prentiss avenues.
The Throggs Neck Expressway service road, after the Wildcat
cleanup. Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s offi ce
of Environmental Protection.
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association members
during their monthly meeting.
Photo by Laura Stone