Local leaders and students celebrated the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art playground in Longwood
Entrada Academy Playground Grand Opening
Victor Frias (c), Accion Academy principal, said that his students were happy to visit the new playground.
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Councilman Rafael Salamanca; The Trust for Public Land; NYC Department of Environmental Protection; MetLife Foundation and students and faculty from Accion Academy celebrated the grand opening of a new, state-of-the-art playground on Tuesday, June 25 at 977 Fox Street. During the ceremony, Councilman Salamanca presented a $425,000 check for the Entrada Academy Playground.
(l-r) Maurice Baber, Stephanie Rosario and Giselle Payano received some t-shirts to commemorate the special occasion.
Borough President Diaz (2nd row, l) enjoyed meeting with local students at the ceremony.
NYC Department of Environmental Protection’s Tara Deighan (l) and Effie Ardizzone attended the grand opening.
Borough President Diaz (2nd from l) and others were excited to cut the ribbon for the playground.
Dalla Ortiz (c) presented a gift to Councilman Rafael Salamanca (l) and Borough President Diaz as a sign of her school’s gratitude.
Posted 12:00 am, July 12, 2019