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Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.

Changing Of The

Guard At Bronx Gop

John Greaney, Bronx Republican Party chairman, recently announced that he would be stepping down from his post as the county chairman.

The reason is 9/11-related health issues. The Bronx GOP announced that Chairman Greaney has decided to step back and dedicate his energies to leading a healthier life.

Greaney has been Bronx chairman since April 2013.

In a letter to the GOP’s executive committee, Greaney stated I will miss running at the fast pace we have set for our team, but you know, I will continue to be there to help our great Team in any way I can.

Michael Rendino was elected by the party’s borough district leaders as the new chairman.

Rendino is a commissioner of the Bronx Board of Elections, a retired New York City firefighter, chairman of the 161st Street Business Improvement District, and an owner and operator of Stan’s Sports Bar.

The executive committee also nominated Robert Siano to represent them as the Bronx Republican Commissioner on the NYC Board of Elections at the conclusion of Commissioner Rendino’s term.

Siano is an attorney in private practice who was the Republican Party’s candidate for Bronx District Attorney in 2015.

New Grandparent

White Plains Hospital reports that the following Bronxites became grandparents to newly born children:

Michael and Maria Rogalewski are grandparents of Skylar Rose Lukic born on Friday, November 18.

Liz and John Agostinelli are grandparents of Jax Faustino Delgado born on Sunday, November 20.

Josephina and Pablo Casado and Rafaela Morales and Manuel Medina are grandparents of Andrew Maximiliano Medina on Monday, November 21.

Mayra and Omar Guerrero are grandparents of Mayleen Sophia Lluesma on Monday, November 14.

101-Year-Old Celebrates

Beryl Raymond, a resident of Triboro Center, celebrated her 101st birthday on Friday, December 6.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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