Beautification Day

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The beginning of April. The start of Spring. April 1st. My sister, April, hosted her first beautification day in the neighborhood. Homeowners, the Youth, dog walkers, teachers, children not yet in school- all were welcome to come and beautify the neighborhood.

Congressman Jose Serrano

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Congressman Serrano has been a  member of the United States House of Representatives since 1970. He has basically been representing the Bronx for around 40 plus years.

In his words, he has been in congress since 1974. ‘I’ve been around longer than Buckner [Blvd] was around..I am the longest democratic politician for the Bronx. When I got elected, Nixon was president and Brennan was mayor”.

During his time in office, he created a relationship with the Mary Mitchell Family and Youth Center.

He is posing with staff and family of the Mary Mitchell: Izzy with his daughter, Veronica, My sister April, Me, Congressman Serrano, Ms. Josefina, & her twin sister, Ms. Yolanda.