DC 9 APPRENTICES HELP
District Council 9 apprentices recently returned to Grace
Episcopal Church to donate their time and skills by beautifying
the church using their skills in painting and taping. The
volunteer efforts follow the recent donation of over $3,200
in food products to the church as a part of its annual Teri
Muroff-Meyer Food Drive for Thanksgiving.
A DC 9 member volunteers his time and effort at Grace Episcopal
Church. Photo courtesy of Grace Episcopal Church
WRITER WINS RIDGEWOOD
Bronxite and retired acclaimed editorial writer Franck
Strongbow was a recent winner of a raffl e held by Ridgewood
Savings Bank’s Morris Park Avenue branch. Strongbow
won the prize of a Ridgewood Savings Bank Gift Card and a
box of high-end chocolates.
Strongbow (l) with Maureen Carvin, manager of Ridgewood
Savings Bank’s Morris Park Avenue branch.
Photo courtesy of Franck Strongbow
Last week, community-centered book club One Book One Bronx hosted their weekly restorative discussion to talk about
social issues related to gentrifi cation, social justice, women’s empowerment and criminal justice. The group was started
in October 2018.
One Book One Bronx members during the weekly discussion about social issues. Photo courtesy of One Book One Bronx
BRONX TIMES REPORTER,24 FEBRUARY 21-27, 2020 BTR
ONE BOOK ONE BRONX HOSTS DISCUSSION
RESEARCH REVIEW BOARD HOLDS MEETING
The Bronx Community Research Review Board held its monthly meeting on Saturday, January 25. The BxCRRB was established
in order to protect disadvantaged and vulnerable Bronx residents from academic research abuse.
The Bronx Community Research Review Board staff, board members and attendees. Photo by Jewel Webber
Senior designer Ginesto Viggiano shows students a 3D-printed model.
Photo by Aracelis Batista
As a part of the fi rst ever Career Discovery
Week, 10th grade students from the Bronx
Engineering and Technology Academy visited
the Con Edison Van Nest Shop at 1650
White Plains Road where the students got
a fi rst hand look at the 3D print shop to
learn about the engineering software
used by the construction services team.
Headed by the NYC Department of Education
andf Partnership, Career Discovery
Week is a collaborative initiative which involves
over 180 companies engaging with
more than 6,000 high school sophomores
in all fi ve boroughs, who learn about exciting
career possibilities by taking part
in daylong interactive site visits.