Devotion to a South End market lives on
The Boston Globe - 07/22/2016
But beyond being a business owner, Seletsky gave back to the community and sat on the board of the Union Park Neighborhood Association. On Sunday, the group paid tribute with a concert in the parkand a proposal to install two wooden benches in his memory in front of the store.
For James Alan Fox, the association’s president, Seletsky’s family is honoring his life’s work by keeping the place a local market.
“He was extremely community-minded,” said Fox, the well-known Northeastern University criminologist. “They don’t want a big corporate owner, an absentee owner. They want someone who will be part of the neighborhood.”