Carmen Calderon Quintana

Carmen Calderon Quintana, March 13th, 1930 – April 14th, 2020. “Carmelita” was a caring and giving person. She was a woman of strong faith and belief. She loved a good laugh and telling jokes, albeit dirty jokes. She loved music and dancing and was known to do the occasional dance on tables during the holidays.…

BRONX BP DIAZ, EMPIRE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, & MONTEFIORE HEALTH SYSTEM HOST ANNUAL ‘HEALTH & LITERACY BACK TO SCHOOL’ EVENT

On Wednesday August 26, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Montefiore Health System hosted their annual “Heath and Literacy Back to School Event,” at Roberto Clemente State Park, distributing school supplies and health information to Bronx families. Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. was joined by Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden,…

REPRESENTATIVE ESPAILLAT INTRODUCES BILLS TO COMPENSATE COVID-19 VICTIMS, CREATE MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE LIVES LOST AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT AGAINST PANDEMIC

NEW YORK, NY – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced two legislative initiatives today to compensate surviving individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and to establish a commission for the creation of a National COVID-19 Memorial in New York City. “The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the US economy, impacted every community across the nation,…

Daniel M. Garcia

Daniel M. Garcia, native of The Bronx (born at the old Lincoln Hospital!), was educated in the NYC public school system. After high school graduation, Danny left New York to attend the University of South Florida where he majored in Education with a minor concentration in Spanish.  Returning to New York City, Danny worked in…