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Soccer’s Cana Visits Jacobi Patients

Bronx Times
Albanian National Soccer Team player Lorik Cana met with adolescent admirers on Friday, May 26 in Jacobi Medical Center’s Illria Clinic. Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Jacobi CEO Chris Mastromano were in attendance to welcome the soccer phenom.

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Marano ends Council quest; endorses Gjonaj

Bronx Times
One of the candidates, John Marano, prior to the start of the forum, announced his decision to withdraw from the race, thanking supporters, while not ruling out a future run. He did not say who he would endorse at the time, but later shared with the Bronx Times that he was supporting Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj.

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MTA averts Bridgeageddon/Benedetto, Gjonaj force corrective action

Bronx Times
Assembymen Michael Benedetto and Mark Gjonaj joined community leaders on the Pennyfield Avenue overpass just above I-295 on Thursday, May 25 to demand that the MTA take immediate action to alleviate the massive bridge traffic backups.

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Pol Posts Flags throughout Bronx for Memorial Day

Bronx Voice
East Bronx residents woke up over the Memorial Day weekend to see their neighborhoods filled with up to 300 American flags hung from telephone poles, courtesy of Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj.

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Toll booth construction at 2 New York City bridges causing gridlock

ABC 7
"They opened up all the toll booths and moved some of the construction barriers so that we had additional lanes that we had bottlenecking right up to the toll and that has made some significant improvement," Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, of the Bronx said.

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BX drivers, leaders angered at construction-related traffic on bridges

News 12 Bronx
"We must have MTA stop construction immediately," said Assemblyman, Mark Gjonaj.

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MTA causes bridge chaos/Latest ‘Bridgegate’ snarls traffic, chokes nabes

Bronx Times
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj also called for all closed plaza lanes and tollbooths to be reopened, and warned the closures were a safety concern.

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Einstein Hospital complaints bubble over

Bronx Times
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj was also in attendance at Community Board 11 Meeting and said he would continue to keep on the hospital about the issues mentioned. “This has been an ongoing dilemma with no resolution. It’s been on the radar and constantly being brought up,” Gjonaj said.

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Benedetto’s Keep Your Promise Campaign

Bronx Times
Assembly members Michael Benedetto and Mark Gjonaj recently thanked Icahn Charter 4 School eighth graders for participating in their Keep Your Promise Campaign effort to bring Barnes and Noble Booksellers back to the Bronx.

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Klein Honors Local Jewish Leaders

Bronx Times
Senator Jeff Klein, in partnership with Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, celebrated his third annual Jewish American Heritage Month Celebration on Sunday, May 7 at Bronx House honoring local Jewish American leaders and their many accomplishments and contributions to our community.

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Gjonaj to Receive Bronx Democratic Party Endorsement

Norwoood News
The Bronx Democratic County Committee will throw their support to Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, who is running in the widely crowded race for the 13th Council District seat currently held by the term-limited Councilman Jimmy Vacca. The endorsement gives Assemblyman Gjonaj a major advantage over other contenders in the race.

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More lead found in Bronx school water

Bronx Times
When asked about the issue, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj said budget allocations would address aging water systems to eliminate issues like lead in city pipes. “New Yorkers should never have to worry about the water coming out of our faucets and drinking fountains,” Gjonaj said. “This year’s budget includes $200 million for drinking and wastewater infrastructure improvements in New York City’s watershed. Clean water is absolutely essential to our health and safety.”

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Klein, Gjonaj’s Graffiti Removal Day

bxtimes
In partnership with the 49th Precinct, Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted Graffiti Removal and Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 29 in Pelham Parkway.

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In the District with Mark Gjonaj

BronxNet
VIDEO: Interview with Arlene Mukoko to discuss issues going on in the 80th District.

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Immigration Forum At Bronx House

BXTimes
Assemblymembers Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto and Senator Jeff Klein hosted their fourth annual Bronx Immigration Forum on Thursday, April 6 at Bronx House.

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Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Local Faith Leaders Host 22nd Annual Chanukah Intergenerational Celebration

The Bronx Chronicle
“It is truly an honor to be part of such a meaningful tradition. Seeing everyone come together to light the menorah and celebrate the miracle of Chanukah is part of what makes this community so special,” said Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj.

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Key 2017 New York City Council Primaries by District

City & State
District 13: Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj has the support of state Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley.

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MTA says ‘No’ on special SCA bus arrangement

BX Times
Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Assemblyman Mike Benedetto penned a letter to the MTA in December 2016 asking for the special bus so the all-girls school’s students would not be harrassed by other riders.

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Klein, Gjonaj & Benedetto Celebrate Black History Month

Bronx Times
Senator Jeff Klein, in partnership with assembly members Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto, celebrated the 22nd annual Black History Month Breakfast on Saturday, February 25 at Villa Barone Manor.

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