COLLEGE OF NR’S FINAL
Ending 115 years of preparing young women (and in more
recent years men) for careers in the modern world, The College
of New Rochelle, NYS’ fi rst Catholic College for women,
will hold its fi nal commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May
21 at 1 p.m. at the Riverside Church in Manhattan in what is
sure to be a moving and bittersweet occasion.
Ruth Hassell-Thompson and College of New Rochelle president
Bill Latimer at dedication ceremony at the College’s
Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem in November 2018.
Photo courtesy of College of New Rochelle
REV. RUBEN DIAZ
DEMOCRATIC CLUB OPENS
Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. joined the community in celebrating
the grand opening of the newly dedicated ‘Rev. Ruben Diaz
Democratic Club’ on Thursday, May 9 at 1748 E. 172nd Street.
Joined by his supporters, Councilman Diaz (c) cut the ribbon
to offi cially open the Rev. Ruben Diaz Democratic Club.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently hosted his annual fun-fi lled Mother’s Day Tea Party with women in the 13th Council District.
LATIN CRUISERS HOST CRUISE NIGHT AT BAY PLAZA
HOSTOS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM HONORED
BRONX TIMES R 32 EPORTER, MAY 17-23, 2019 BTR
GJONAJ HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY TEA PARTY
Local mother’s wore their best spring hats for the councilman’s tea party. Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
The Latin Cruisers hosted its fi rst cruise night of 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Mall of Bay Plaza’s parking lot near JC Penney.
The club’s cruise nights will be held every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.
The cruise night had many interesting cars on display.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano
A classic Royal Blue Charger owned by Richie Ramos struts
its stuff. Photo by Fernando Justiniano
On Thursday, May 9, Hostos Community College celebrated the national champion women’s basketball team with a special
parade and celebration at the College. The Caimans repeated as NJCAA D-III champion on March 16, 2019, after a 73-63 win
over the No. 3 Owens Community College Express (Ohio) at the Arthur L. Scott Center at Northampton Community College
in Bethlehem, PA. The victory made Hostos the only NJCAA D-III community college team in New York City history to have
captured three national titles in both men’s and women’s basketball combined.
Hostos Community College’s Caimans proudly displayed their award plaques. Photo courtesy of Hostos Community College