OSBORNE ASSOCIATION WORKFORCE GRADUATION
The Osborne Association held its graduation ceremony of justice system-involved and formerly
incarcerated persons who have recently completed a workforce training program on
Thursday, December 13 at 809 Westchester Avenue.
The graduates proudly displayed certifi cates of completion. Photo by Adam Wilson
YOUNGSTERS ENJOY PAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
COUNCILMAN GJONAJ HOSTS PELHAM PARKWAY TREE LIGHTING
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MBD COMMUNITY HOUSING CORP. HONORED
At the 45th annual New York Housing Conference and National Housing Conference Awards,
south Bronx-based MBD Community Housing Corp. was awarded Non-Profi t of the Year.
Councilman Rafael Salamanca (r) showed his support for MBD and its president Derrick
Lovett at the ceremony. Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
Over 400 children from Police Athletic League After School programs in all fi ve boroughs enjoyed a festive holiday party on Saturday, December 8 at PAL’s Harlem Center. PAL’s Holiday Party
was fi lled with entertainment, arts and crafts, carnival games, music, dancing, gifts, face-painting, a DJ dance party, participation by NYPD police offi cers and a visit from Santa Claus.
P.S. 47 students had a merry time celebrating the Yuletide
season together. Photo courtesy of PAL P.S. 48 students and their teachers shared in the holiday spirit. Photo courtesy of PAL
Councilman Mark Gjonaj hosted a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 12 at Pelham Parkway and White Plains Road.
P.S. 105’s Wrecking Crew sang catchy Christmas carols. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
Santa and Councilman Gjonaj met with local
children and their families.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co