SAM YOUNG AMERICAN LEGION POST 620 CLEAN UP
Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked Joseph Menta and many volunteers for their Community Neighborhood
Clean-Up initiative at the Samuel Young American Legion Post 620.
P.S. 175 PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION NIGHT
Councilman Mark Gjonaj proudly presented the P.S. 175 Parent Teacher Association a HP computer courtesy of
TDS to be raffl ed to raise funds for the PTA at their Bingo Night.
PRESTON FACULTY, ALUM HONORED BY FIAME
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UNION GROVE PASTOR VISITS
Union Grove Baptist Church pastor Frederick Crawford joined Councilman
Rafael Salamanca in the Council Chambers to deliver the invocation
for the Council’s Stated Meeting at City Hall.
Pastor Crawford (l) met with Councilman Salamanca following his invocation.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
SBHC’S DR. SALCEDO RECEIVES AWARD
Dr. Vanessa Salcedo, a pediatrician on staff at St. Barnabas Hospital and
Union Community Health Center, has received the 2019 Young Physician
of the Year Award from the National Hispanic Medical Association.
Dr. Salcedo spearheaded the creation of the very successful Healthy
Beverage Zone project that was launched borough-wide to encourage
individuals and institutions to limit consumption of surgery drinks and
sports drinks in the interest of combatting childhood obesity, liver disease
and diabetes. Photo courtesy of St. Barnabas Hospital
Councilman Gjonaj (back, 2nd from l) thanked the volunteers for their service.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
Councilman Gjonaj (c) met with P.S. 175 students. Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
Preston High School would like to congratulate Italian teacher and foreign language department chair Rosemary
DeMaio and alumnae Susan Amore Lembo, Class of 2005 and Jillian Constantine Salerno, Class of 2002
on being honored for their excellence in education at the FIAME dinner dance on Friday, April 12.
Rosemary DeMaio (c) received congratulations from Preston principal Jane Grendell (r).
Photo courtesy of Preston High School