CARDINAL HAYES’ FINAL TRACK & FIELD INVITATIONAL
The 24th and fi nal Cardinal Hayes High School Invitational was celebrated on Friday, January 4 at Fordham University. Approximately 400 athletes from 17 Catholic and private high
schools patricipated in 26 track and fi eld events.
(l-r) Xavierians Daylan Abernethy, Jacob Goell and McAllister Whiting earned fi rst, second and third place, respectively, in the varsity 400
meter race. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
Cardinal Hayes High School’s Jadin Richardson
participated in the shot put competition.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
BMNAR, YMCA PROVIDE HOLIDAY CHEER
For the seventh year in a row, the Bronx Manhattan North Association of Realtors and the Bronx YMCA provided joy during the holiday season to local families during BNMAR’s annual
Holiday Party and Toy Drive on Saturday, December 22. On Christmas Day, Operation REALTORS’ Kids traveled throughout the Bronx to deliver toys to 21 homes.
Eliezer Rodriguez, Esq. (2nd from l), BMNAR’s association executive
offi cer and Sharlene Brown, Bronx YMCA executive director (2nd
from r) joined others in collecting toys for local families.
Photo courtesy of Bronx YMCA Local youth were excited to receive their holiday gifts. Photo courtesy of Bronx YMCA
Music therapist Bill Chase played
and sang songs to patients at
Jacobi Medical Center.
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SKATE PARK PROPOSAL FOR ORCHARD BEACH
Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with friends and family of Drew Cottam, a City Island resident
who passed away on October 4, 2018, to discuss a skate park proposal for Orchard Beach
in his memory.
Gjonaj (2nd from r) listened attentively to Drew Cottam’s friends and family’s proposal.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
Bill Chase serenaded Madalina
Diaz during her stay at the hospital.
Photo by Edward Watkins