Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Honors Essential FreshDirect Employees for Courage and Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, February 17, in keeping with the celebration of Black History Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden recognized FreshDirect employees Larry Scott Blackmon, Kisha Brown-Anderson and Raymond Talovera for their selfless courage and stellar service throughout the pandemic. The event was sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield,…

Ana L. Ortiz

She was my mother and my friend. We lived in each other pocket after the father of my father in 2010. My mother was warm smiles and helping hands. She was beloved by her friends and her family and her passing from this disease has left a hole in our lives.

Gladys Barcelo Betancourt

My Grandmother is an Icon and an inspiration to many who lived in E. Robert Moore Houses and who frequented her famous gym, The Jerome Boxing Club! for many years, Jerome Boxing Club kept so many kids and adults off the streets and was a prop and backdrop for many shows and movies. My Grandmother…

Efrain Martinez

We were together together for a Total of 38 Years he was a very Special unique and Caring he Loved to help everyone in need, he was a Good Partner and husband over all he was a Good father to all his 4 Stepchildren and Grandchildren he made sure he called them every single and…

Mabia Khatun

She was our great mother and will be as always. She left 5 sons & one daughter and raised us with good moral character. She was always behind us to educate us. Suddenly COVID-19 came and took away our mother with in 10 hours which was very unfortunate for us. There is no alternative way…

Hugh Freyer

Hugh Freyer was born and raised in New York. He and his wife raised their 3 children in Riverdale. Hugh was a dedicated member of AA for over 50 years and part of a weekly sober poker game in the Bronx for over 30 years. He loved every New York and wearing his many New…