Around Town

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town.

Hope all our readers get a chance this weekend to relax and enjoy the 4th of July holiday.

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We would like to wish our little man, Dean Masciarelli Jr., a very happy birthday on Sunday, June 29. Dean, we can’t believe that you are 8 years old already!  Time is going so fast!  We Love You!  Love, Mommy, Daddy and your sister, Juliana.


Carolyn Phongo, daughter of Roberto and Luz Phongo, graduated from 8th grade on June 13, 2008 from LaSalle Academy in New York City. Congratulations, Carolyn. From, Maria and John Gaffney.

For my daughter, Kimberly Gambichler, my sailor, my hero. We wish you all the best with your decision and career choice. Let no one stand in your way or change your mind. You do what is in your heart. We are so proud of you and support your future in the Navy. Trust in God. Don’t forget Him. Have God in your heart. He will guide you and keep you safe. Congratulations on your graduation in the Navy. Love always and forever, Mom, Dad, Darlene and David.

Congratulations to Diana Elizabeth Major, of Silver Beach Gardens, who graduated from New York State University at Oswego on May 17, 2008.  Diana received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  She was a member and Vice President of the National Honor Society in Psychology and on the Dean’s List and President’s List. Much success and happiness to you in the future.  We are very proud of you.  Love Mom, Dad, Vicki and Chris.

Honor Society

Congratulations to my sister, Carly Villarruel, for her eligibility into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at the University of New Haven. Love always, Sissy and Eddie.

New Appointment

Patrick Dolan, a member of Community Board 11 since 2003, is proud and happy to see his daughter, Deborah Hunt, following in his footsteps. She was recently appointed by Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. and Councilman Jimmy Vacca to serve on Community Board 10. The community board plays a vital role in maintaining and improving communities throughout the Bronx.

Around Town, Laura Guerriero, column, birthdays, weddings, engagements, deaths, announcements, community, graduations, honor society, appointment, Dean Masciarelli Jr., Carolyn Phongo, Kimberly Gambichler, Diana Elizabeth Major, Carly Villarruel, Patrick Dolan

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