YOUNG ISRAEL, JCCPP CELEBRATE PURIM
Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center and Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway co-hosted Purim Party on Thursday, March 21 at 3 pm Young Israel of Pelham Parkway.
Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who plotted the destruction of the Jews in ancient Persia.
Jodie-Ann Semenova and Harold Linder (r) helped Silly Billy tell a magic story. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
Silly Billy delighted Anistasia Blancaneaux
and the audience with his magic tricks.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
SALAMANCA ATTENDS HUNTS POINT HEALTHY EXPO
Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently attended the Hunts Point Shop Healthy Expo where participants were given recipe demonstrations, nutritional tips and food tastings!
Salamanca (c) and participants enjoyed some food for thought at this year’s expo. Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
MAMMOGRAM VAN VISITS ST. HELENA
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GJONAJ HOSTS BHM POSTER CONTESTS
In honor of Black History Month, Councilman Mark Gjonaj hosted Black History Month Poster
Contests in eight schools throughout Council District 13.
Lilyanna Pekic (l), Gjonaj’s chief of staff, congratulated P.S. 121’s budding artists.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
For the fourth year in a row, the American Italian Cancer Foundation’s Mammogram Bus
visited St. Helena Catholic Church on Sunday, March 17.
A large number of eligible women were able to receive a free mammogram outside of their
parish. Photo courtesy of St. Helena Catholic Church