NATHALIA FERNANDEZ’S OFFICE OPENS
Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez offi cially opened her new district offi ce at 2018 Williamsbridge
Road on Saturday, May 11. The offi ce is a hub for government activity, community
events, and local services, ranging from legislative work to constituent services. The event
was attended by local community activists, elected offi cials and neighborhood residents.
Fernandez (front ,c) and others were excited to cut the ribbon for the assemblywoman’s new
district offi ce. Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez’s Offi ce
TRIBORO CENTER HOSTS CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION
Triboro Center residents and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo together on Friday, May 3. The
event included Maria, a DJ who played everything with a south-of-the-border fl avor, and
other types of Spanish music. Alcohol-free margaritas were served with tasty chips, salsa
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SALAMANCA ATTENDS DA CLARK’S OPIOID SUMMIT
Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined District Attorney Darcel Clark and stakeholders to participate
in high-level discussions on the opioid crisis in the Bronx.
Councilman Salamanca (2nd from l) spoke with Michael Brady (r), Third Avenue Business
Improvement District executive director during the event.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafal Salamanca’s Offi ce
Triboro Center residents Ramon Vargas and Antonia Aviles Rivera took a selfi e during the
festivities. Photo courtesy of Centers Health Care/Triboro Center
DIAZ, BOEDC HOST BUSINESS DAY LUNCHEON
In honor of Bronx Week, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Overall Economic
Development Corporation co-hosted the annual Business Day Luncheon on Tuesday, May
14 at Tosca Marquee. This year’s honorees were Kang Chae Jung, Kyun Chae Jung, Suzanne
Jung Angell and Dosun Jung of C. Kenneth Imports, Inc.; Ceetay’s Amir Chayon; F&F Supply’s
Gary Jacobs; Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s Wilma Alonso; Charlie DiMaggio
and Stu Rice of FresCo and FresCo International; Liz Neumark and Dean Martinus of Great
Performances; GVC Ltd’s Michael LaVallie; KZA Realty Group, Inc.’s Kathy Zamechansky; Mon
Amour Coffee & Wine’s Jeffrey Garcia and Sidco Foods, Inc.’s Jose Negron.
Borough President Diaz (back, c) and Marlene Cintron (front ,r), BOEDC president, with this
year’s honorees. Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Offi ce
The Barbuda Relief Network’s Pre-Mothers
Day All White Dinner & Dance was held on
Friday, May 10 at St. Andrews Episcopal
Church Hall. The organization is responsible
for helping villagers from this tiny paradise
Bronxites of Barbudan descent and many
others came together in support of the hurricane
damaged island of Barbuda.
Photo by Jewel Webber