Bronx’s 100th Anniversary Celebrated at Bronx Community College

Brendaliz Candelaria, deputy director of the Bronx Tourism Council, and Eddy Bayardelle, a vice-president at Bronx Community College, enjoy the celebration.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The 100th anniversary of the Bronx as a borough was celebrated at Bronx Community College’s Rotunda and Hall of Fame for Great Americans on Tuesday, October 7. The centennial celebration bridged history and the present day. It included a program that focused on the story about how the Bronx became a borough of New York City, what that meant in 1914, and what it still means today. Borough President Diaz, Jr. spoke at the occasion.

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