Local Electeds Distribute Back-To-School Supplies

(back, l-r) Barbara Prete, Gjonaj, Crowley, Vacca, principal Carol Ann Gilligan and Johanna Tejeda with some of the Directions for Our Youth students.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Congressman Joseph Crowley, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Councilman James Vacca distributed school supplies to P.S. 89 and P.S./M.S. 498 students at two separate back-to-school events on Tuesday, August 2. The local elected officials visited both schools to hand out loose leaf paper, erasers, notebooks, pens, pencils, markers and folders to nearly 600 students in total.

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