BOOKS WITH BHARATI PROMOTES YOUTH LITERACY
Friends and family welcomed in the New Year by promoting literacy at a young age during the Books With Bharati celebration on Saturday, January 5 at Soundview Cornerstone. The
event featured activity packets and coloring fun, story time with Police Service Area 8 commanding offi cer captain Keiyon S. Ramsey and his fellow police offi cers, gloves giveaway and
a pajama/onesies raffl e.
Bharati Kemraj (front, c) joined PSA 8 and military members in promoting literacy to local youth. Photo by Aracelis Batista
SENATOR BIAGGI’S INAUGURATION CEREMONY
Recently elected Senator Alessandra Biaggi was offi cially sworn-in at her Inaugural Ceremony
on Sunday, January 6 at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theater.
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Joselyn Somellian (r) enjoyed reading many
books with Bharati Kemraj.
Photo by Aracelis Batista
Andrea Stewart-Cousins (l) celebrated with Senator Biaggi after she took the oath of offi ce.
Photo by Edward Watkins
TRIBORO CENTER CELEBRATES NEW YEAR’S EVE
Over 50 residents fi lled the recreation room on New Year’s Eve at Triboro Center. A DJ accompanied
the evening and all of the residents were treated to dessert, even after midnight.
Triboro Center residents and staff enjoyed ringing in the new year!
Photo courtesy of Centers Health Care/Triboro Center
The 42nd Precinct hosted a festive Winter
Wonderland over the holidays, complete
with Santa, hot chocolate and gifts for local
(back, l-r ) Assemblyman Michael Blake; Councilman
Rafael Salamanca and deputy inspector
Ernest Morales, 42nd Precinct commanding
offi cer welcomed Santa to the neighborhood.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s