Nearly three years after a fire at her Hudsoncrest co-op killed her ex-husband Juan Melendez, Nitza Bravo finally is ready to return to her 3215 Arlington Ave. home. The former high school educator had a long battle in ensuring her apartment was livable again and that journey was topped off with a house blessing.
Many northwest Bronx families who sit down for the annual Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 will share stories with relatives and friends, give thanks for their meal and watch football on television.
Of all the places in the world affected by the Holocaust of Jews during World War II by the Germans, Australia usually doesn’t come to the top of the list.
Members of the community get yams and other fresh produce for Thanksgiving outside P.S. 207 Monday. The Riverdale Y and Race-West, a root vegetable distribution business based in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania that has operated out of Riverdale for 12 years, provided the free produce to residents.
The turkey’s in the oven, the pumpkin pie is ready to be sliced, and the television in the living room is ready for some football. Thanksgiving is here once again — a time when we can celebrate all that we’ve achieved over the past year, and the importance of family and close friends.