Statement by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. re: Community Board 8 Resolution to Support the Fight of City Island Residents against the Closing of Ladder 53

“Like I said in my inaugural address we are ‘One Bronx,” and the problems of one community concern every corner of our borough. Community Board #8’s resolution to oppose the closing of Ladder 53, making it clear that what effects City Island also effects Riverdale and Kingsbridge, is the embodiment of that spirit. I applaud…

Bronx Borough President Calls for Highbridge Middle School to Be First Green LEED Platinum School in New York State

Standing on the green roof of the Bronx County Court House, the only municipal building in NYC with a green roof, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr, Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene, Highbridge Residents and community asked for the Highbridge Middle School to be the first Green LEED Platinum School in New York State. After…