CB 7, 52nd Precinct Host Christmas Tree Lighting

North Central Bronx Hospital’s Cristina Contreras (l), executive director and Gloria Bent, director of Weight Management/Healthy Living Programs, embraced the holiday spirit.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Community Board 7 and the 52nd Precinct co-hosted the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 6 at Mosholu Parkway and Bainbridge Avenue. Children and their families enjoyed a night of caroling, holiday goodie bag giveaways and hot apple cider and holiday cookies courtesy of the Friends of Mosholu Parkway.

CB 7’s district manager Ischia Bravo (l) and chairwoman Jean Hill welcomed Santa to the neighborhood.
Photo by Miriam Quin

The life-sized gingerbread house was a sweet sight to behold!
Photo by Miriam Quin

Elizabeth Quaranta, Friends of Mosholu Parkland president, treated everyone to holiday cookies and Yuletide gingerbread houses.
Photo by Miriam Quin

North Central Bronx Hospital’s Cristina Contreras (c) and Gloria Bent (2nd from r) celebrated with their staff members.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Santa wished local youth a happy holiday season.
Photo by Miriam Quin

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