Talking the Bronx 02.27.13

Talking the Bronx 02.27.13

Artist Alba García will host a doll making workshop at The Huntington Free Library

Doll Making with Alba García

Photo CUTLINE: Artist Alba García will host a doll making workshop at The Huntington Free Library

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Huntington Free Library (HFL) continue their 2012-2013 family-friendly craft workshop series at 12:30pm on Sat., Mar. 16th at Westchester Square’s Huntington Free Library with Doll Making with Alba García.

García is a master sculptor. Her art creatures are in private collections all over the world and she is a professor of Creature Design at the FANTASIATION Art Studio. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico achieving a Fine Arts BA Degree. She completed a Stop Motion Film at the School of Visual Arts, NY, achieving the Dusty Film Festival Award.  She was nominated for a Student Academy Award 2001, for her stop-motion animation, The Happy Prince, by Oscar Wilde.

The workshop runs from 12:30-3:00pm. The Huntington Free Library is located at 9 Westchester Square (next to the Apple Savings Bank).

Admission to the workshop is free and it is open to the public.

All are welcome, but space is limited.

Reserve seats at:

For more information, please call 718.931.9500 x33 or 718-829-7770, or please visit


At the Montefiore North Broadway Dental “Give Kids a Smile Day,” pediatric dentist Adam Postel, D.M.D. shows Jonah Jose, 7, of the Bronx the proper way to brush his teeth.

Give Kids a Smile Day

In honor of Oral Health Month, Montefiore Medical Center’s Department of Dentistry offered free dental screenings for children ages 2-13 years old.

The screenings were held at North Broadway Dental and Wakefield Dental. Among the services offered were general practice and pediatric dentistry includes fillings, crowns, root canals, dentures, partials and cosmetic dentistry as well as preventative care, which includes cleanings and digital x-rays.


New St. Barnabas Mobile Mammography Van

Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera; Dr. Bert Petersen, director of the Breast Surgery Clinic at St. Barnabas Hospital; and Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene cut the ribbon for the hospital’s new mobile mammography van. Also shown here are (left) Albert Alvarez, Mr. Rivera’s Chief of Staff; Dr. Scott Cooper, President, St. Barnabas Hospital; and Wendy Rodriguez, a member of the hospital’s Board of Trustees and Chairwoman of Board #6. The new state-of-the-art unit will provide free diagnostic services to women throughout the Bronx.


















For more information, call 718-960-3931.

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