Bronx Borough President’s 7th Annual Diva Spa Raises Awareness about Domestic Violence

Free manicures, facials, massages and more were available along with information on domestic violence Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. celebrates Bronx Week 2009 by transforming the Veterans’ Memorial Hall of the Bronx County Supreme Courthouse into a fully operational salon offering free manicures, facials, makeovers and massages to all New Yorkers, an event that…

Borough President Diaz Launches Start Strong Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, NYC Department of Education, Sanctuary for Families, Pregones Theater and community partners to promote healthy relationships through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s new national Start Strong initiative Bronx, New York – Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined the Bronx Partnership for Healthy Adolescent Relationships (Bronx PHAR) today…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Business Initiative Corporation of New York Host the 11th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast

Bronx, NY – The Business Initiative Corporation of New York and the Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr., hosted the 11th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast “Celebrating New Beginnings”, the largest networking event for financial services and businesses in The Bronx. Over 400 bankers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and city officials are part of this event…

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…

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…