Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence Day the City Council Way

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Students from P.S. 257 and P.S. 84 get ready to celebrate Dominican Republic Independence Day with the City Council with Council Member Antonio Reynoso

City Hall celebrated Dominican Republic Independence Day on the night of February 23rd. New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito with Council Members: Antonio Reynoso, Rafael L. Espinal, Ydanis Rodriguez , Julissa Ferreras, and Fernando Cabrera hosted the event that acknowledged Dominican heritage and certain exceptional members of the community. One such individual was Anfry Sanchez who is a high school senior at Grand Street Campus and an up-and-coming leader from Williamsburg.

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“I was proud to recognize Anfry Sanchez (pictured far right)of the 34th District for his leadership and commitment to our community at last night’s Dominican Independence Celebration at City Hall. Congratulations to all the recipients!” said Council Member Antonio Reynoso (2nd from right) Pictured with Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, among the other honorees.(photo credit: William Alatriste for the New York City Council)

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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