Bronx Borough President and Citymeals Executive Director Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly in the Bronx

 “March for Meals” Puts a Spotlight on Food Insecurity Among the Aging Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Beth Shapiro, Executive Director of Citymeals-on-Wheels, took The Bronx by foot today as they delivered meals to three Citymeals-on-Wheels recipients to focus attention on the growing problems of food insecurity and malnutrition among the borough’s homebound elderly.…

As USPS Moves Ahead with the Sale of the Historic Bronx Post Office, Gillibrand Urges USPS to Meet with the Bronx Community Before Choosing a Winning Bid

Senator Presses for Space That Benefits the Community, Strengthens the South Bronx Local Economy Gillibrand: “The Voices of Bronx Residents Must Be Heard” Bronx, NY – As the United States Postal Service (USPS) moves ahead with the second phase of the sale of the historic Bronx post office, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urged USPS to…

Borough President Diaz Exhibits Daniel Hauben’s Artwork as Part of Bronx Centennial Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and artist Daniel Hauben, a resident of Van Cortlandt Village, survey Hauben’s “Bronx Vortex” at the Borough President’s office. The piece is part of an ongoing art exhibit celebrating the centennial of Bronx County. As one of the many events celebrating the centennial of Bronx County, Bronx Borough President…

Borough President Diaz Hosted Dominican Heritage Celebration

On Wednesday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official Dominican Heritage Celebration to celebrate the beauty of the Dominican culture. Borough President Diaz honored leaders from the Dominican Republic who have contributed to the growth and cultural richness of The Bronx. This year’s honorees included State Senator Hon. Adriano Espaillat,…

Mayor de Blasio Announces Agreement in Landmark Stop-and-Frisk Case

City to fully embrace stop-and-frisk reform, pledges respect for every New Yorker’s constitutional rights NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a historic agreement in the Floyd vs. City of New York case, taking steps to end the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Standing with plaintiffs, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…