“You shouldn’t have to be wealthy to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Councilman Rafael Salamanca Jr., adding that the Health Bucks program is “a great way to improve low-income access to NYC farmers markets.”
Concern about the deteriorating environment and rising waters is at the heart of an art exhibit in Riverdale that features several South Bronx artists.
An array of colorful and vibrant marchers and vehicles caravanned down Lafayette Avenue for the 15th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade on June 16, including dance troupes and about a dozen local organizations and civic groups.
Earlier this month the New York City Council recognized PS 48’s Grammy-winning music teacher with a special proclamation for her contributions to Hunts Point youth.
This month, five local students from the Bronx Junior Photo League received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national competition founded in 1923 by the Alliance for Artists and Writers and judged by a panel of renown visual and literary artists.