Hall Named To St.Lawrence University's Dean's List Marcella Hall of Far Rockaway has been named to the dean's list at St. Lawrence University for the fall 2007 semester. Hall, a graduate of Math/Science Research Tech Magnet High School in Cambria Heights, is currently majoring in mathematics and economics. Among her many activities, she has participated in the Black Student Union and is a College Assistant and Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary. Pheffer Hosted Meeting on Domestic Abuse
Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer hosted a meeting on Tuesday, February 12 between New York State legislators and leaders of Shalom Task Force, an agency that deals with domestic violence in the Jewish community, to discuss issues facing victims of domestic abuse.
"The Shalom Task Force provides an invaluable service in helping curb domestic violence and assisting its victims," Pheffer said. "Increased funding and broadening support is paramount to protect families struggling with abusive situations."
Since 1992, Shalom Task Force has offered help to families dealing with domestic abuse.
|Denni Family Welcomes Alyssa Marie Rob Denni and Tamara Alvarado welcomed their new baby girl, Alyssa Marie Denni, on November 21, 2007. Alyssa Marie weighed 6 pounds one ounce and was 18 and one-half inches long. Her proud grandparents are Constant and Peggy Denni of Arverne and Victorio and Eusbia Alvarado of Panama. Pheffer and legislators discuss issues surrounding domestic abuse. Weiner Rings Opening Bell With Small Business Leaders Representative Anthony Weiner rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on February 19, taking the opportunity to highlight small businesses of New York City. Pictured is Weiner with small business leaders Leah Abraham, owner of Settepani Café and Bakery in Harlem; Sarah H. Beatty, founder of Green Depot in Brooklyn; Mark Buller, president and co-founder of Marjam Supply in Brooklyn; Vincent D'Antuono, owner of Pastosa Ravioli in Staten Island; Elliot Fread, owner of Bimmy's in Queens; and Paola Palombo, owner of Palombo Bakery in the Bronx. |