Governor Paterson Announces Monetary Grants For Security To Two Riverdale Synagogues Targeted In Terrorist Plot

Each Synagogue Will Receive $25,000 to Upgrade Existing Security Systems Governor Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Additional Homeland Security Funding For Other Not-for-Profits Including Synagogues Governor David A. Paterson today announced that Riverdale Temple and Riverdale Jewish Center will each receive a $25,000 grant to upgrade their security systems. The New York State Office of…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Sent a Letter to Commissioner Scoppetta to Insist on Keeping Ladder 53 Open

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Sent a Letter to Commissioner Scoppetta to Insist on Keeping Ladder 53 Open Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr sent a letter to FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to advocate for the cancelation of the plan to close Ladder 53, located in City Island. Diaz said: “City Island deserves the…