Local organizations host school supply giveaway

(l-r) Edith Blitzer, Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association chairwoman, Councilman James Vacca, Aleks Nilaj, David Nochimson, Pelham Parkway Van Nest Library manager, Michael Riyadeneyra, Vacca’s chief of staff, and Mamoudou Keita pose during the school supply giveaway.
Photo by Laura Stone

On Thursday, September 3, the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association, the Albanian American Open Hand Association and the Pelham Parkway Van Nest Library handed out school supplies to local students. The event, which took place on Holland and Lydig avenues, included the giveaway of backpacks and school supplies such as notebooks, folders, pencils and other educational materials as well as snacks.

Reach Reporter Steven Goodstein at (718) 742–3384. E-mail him at sgoodstein@cnglocal.com.
(l-r) Students Daniel Nilaj, Alex Bacovski and Annabella Nilaj received school supplies from Edith Blitzer, at the giveaway.
Photo by Laura Stone

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