Around Town: News from your neighbors

Around Town: News from your neighbors|Around Town: News from your neighbors
Jeannine Mendez

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Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.

100th Birthday

Lucille Farrington turned 100-years-old on Tuesday, June 27.

Farrington is the mother of Joseph Thompson, 49th Precinct Community Council president and Community Board 11.

Thompson said his mother was an inspiration for his joining the military.

Thompson said he has memories of his mother praying with her family during World War II, and that her admiration for service members protecting the country during the war inspired him to enlist in the U.S. Air Force.

Birth Announcement

The following birth announcement was sent to the Bronx Times from White Plains Hospital:

Jonathan Ramirez Jr. was welcomed into the world by Tanairi Garay-Ramirez and Jonathan Ramirez of Waterbury-LaSalle on Thursday, May 25.

New Job

Borough native Jeannine Mendez has been named Astor Services for Children & Families’ director of development, public and government relations in the borough.

Happy First Anniversary

Thank you for a great year; I’m looking forward to the rest of my life with you. Thank you for giving me the best gift ever Calis! I LOVE YOU!! Happy anniversary and Happy Birthday. All my love, Idania.

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Calis and Idania

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