Around Town: News from your neighbors

Around Town: News from your neighbors
Dominick Del Franco

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Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.

Congratulations graduate

Congratulations to our son Dominick Del Franco on his eighth grade graduation from The Urban Institute of Mathem

Dominick, we have watched you grow into such a bright and funny young man.

s a National Junior Honor Society member you held a held a 90+ average all through middle school. We know you will excel in Iona Prep High School.

You have exceeded all of our expectations with your hard work and dedication.

We are so proud of you and of all of your accomplishments.

Keep smiling and keep reaching for the stars! You will always have our love and support.

Congratulations Dominick! God Bless you always. Love, Mom, Dad, Rock and Gia.

Birth announcement

The following birth announcement was received by the Bronx Times from White Plains Hospital:

Issac Levi Martinez was born to parents Sara and Bravlio Martinez of Soundview on Tuesday, May 23. He weighed six pounds and nine ounces.

Best All Around Student

Melissa Hernandez, whose family has strong business ties to the borough, received the Best All Around Student Award from Chowan University for the 2016-17 academic year at the school’s Annual Awards Day Convocation.

The Best All Around Student must be a graduating senior who has achieved academically, excelled in extra-curricular activities, exhibited leadership ability among his or her fellow students, and sought to attain the ideals for which the university stands.

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