15 BRONX WEEKLY September 8, 2019 www.BXTimes.com
ness Improvement District’s Back 2
24 at Westchester Avenue between
shook off the ‘Back to School Blues
mances, rides and bouncy houses, fa
family friendly activities.
Students prepared for their return to to
the classroom at Third Avenue Business
School Festival on Saturday, August
3rd and Bergen avenues. Everyone
Blues’ with some live music and performances,
face painting, local food vendors and
3RD AVE. BID
(above) Local students were ecstatic receiving their brand new backpacks.
Bronxites could quench their thrist with some freshly made drinks. Photos by Jewel Webber
(above left) Students of all ages were happy to receive
their unique backpacks.
(above right) Local youth were given new notebooks
during the celebration.
(left) Councilman Rafael Salamanca (2nd from r) and
his volunteers helped Michael Brady (r) distribute
educational literature to guests.
(right) (l-r) Dion Powell, Bronx NAACP; Michael Brady,
Third Avenue BID executive director and Oswald Denis,
84th Assembly District Leader welcomed everyone to
the back to school festivities.