Bronxites celebrate the Fourth

Assemblyman Mark Gonaj hosted an Independence Day and Iftar celebration on July 6 in Pelham Parkway.
Photo by Patricio Robayo

Throughout the borough, Bronxites young and old celebrated the Fourth of July all holiday-weekend long.

Melanie Galarza and daughter Charlotte Torres enjoy Assemblyman Mark Gonaj’s celebration in Pelham Parkway.
Photo by Patricio Robayo

Residents enjoyed the summer standards of block parties, cookouts and fireworks, and even managed to soak up a little sun after the storm.

Chloe Zerbo, Sienna Genil, and Lauren Buccolo rode their bikes to the Randolph Place Block Party on July 4.
Photo by Laura Stone

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“Uncle Sam” and event organizer Anthony Grazioli at the Randolph Place Block Party.
Photo by Laura Stone

John Buccolo gets a thrill from the water slide at the Randolph Place Block Party.
Photo by Laura Stone

Rose Marie Maldonado and Breslin Bautista show off their stars and stripes at the Randolph Place Block Party.
Photo by Laura Stone

Schuyler Hill residents enjoyed food and good company at the civic association’s celebration on July 5.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Anthony Romeo, Catherine Mondeelli and Bob Kurtz serve up watermelon for the Schuyler Hill Civic Association’s celebration on July 5.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Residents wait for the fireworks to start at Co-op City’s celebration on July 5.
Photo by Alex Belisle

Fireworks light up the sky over Co-Op City.
Photo by Alex Belisle

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