19 BRONX WEEKLY March 3, 2019 www.BXTimes.com
MONTEFIORE NURSES PROTEST OVERCROWDING ISSUES
A rally was held in front of Jack D. Weiler Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine on Wednesday, February 13 to raise awareness of an overcrowded Emergency Department and
an overabundance of hallway beds. Additional issues include a nurse to patint ratio of 1:20, overcrowding leaving some patients not to be seen or admitted for three or more days and no
cardiac monitors for patients with heart issues.
Nurses rallied together to raise awareness of issues impacting Jack D. Weiler Hospital’s service. Photo by Curtis Heath
Nurses addressed fair contract for patients
and nurses. Photo by Curtis Heath
PRESIDENT’S WEEK DOUBLES TOURNEY AT CARY LEEDS CENTER
Councilman Rafael Salamanca attended the President’s Week Doubles Tournament at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning, the fl agship home of the New York Junior Tennis
League in the Bronx.
Councilman Salamanca (front, c) and NYJTL students had a ball at the President’s Week Doubles Tournament. Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
The Pelham Parkway Resident Inc. Tenants
Association held its inaugural meeting
and board member installation ceremony
on Friday, February 22 at the Sue
Ginsburg Senior Center.
Local elected offi cials congratulated the board members on their
success fi rst meeting. Photo by Fernando Justiniano
Spiritually Sparkled co-owners Raygrid Calderon (l) and Ingrid Cabrera
welcomed everyone to the celebration. Photo by Fernando Justiniano
Spiritually Sparkled celebrated the grand
opening of its Wellness Center for south
Bronx residents and entrepreneurs on Saturday,
February 23 at 3411 Third Avenue.