Summer reading kick-off at block party

Barnes Avenue Tenants and Neighbors Together - Wilton Casiano Jr., Edwardo Mercado, Blanca Gonzalez, Rose Hernandez with son Giovanni, Shebba Delancy, Saad Rehman, Tim Delancy, Sokhan Nim-Johnson and Danny Hernandez.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The Pelham Parkway- Van Nest Library hosted its second annual Summer Kick Off Block Party on Saturday, June 27 on Barnes Avenue. Co-sponsored by Health First, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein and Councilman James Vacca, the event kicked off the summer season with a family-friendly community resource fair as well as music, BBQ, free raffles, bounce house, youth activities and more.

(l-r) Mariah, Angela, Kimberly and Benjamin Quiros with the NYPL mascot.
Photo by Edwin Soto

Reach Reporter Jaime Williams at 718-260-4591. E-mail her at jwilliams@cnglocal.com.
Andrea Seigel of the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association with Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (c) and library branch manager David Nochimson.
Photo by Edwin Soto

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