Sanitation Commissioner, Bronx Borough President Launch Public Awareness/Enforcement Effort for Dog Walkers to heed ‘Pooper Scooper’ Law

On Thursday, October 27, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined NYC Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty and Bronx Community Board #7 District Manager Fernando Tirado to announce a new information and enforcement campaign aimed at keeping Bronx streets free of canine waste. Here, Borough President Diaz holds a “pooper scooper,” which typically cost about…

Senator Rivera and Borough President Diaz Celebrated Food Day and Launched Bronx CAN Health Initiative in Bronx Schools

State Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx) and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. (D-Bronx) attended a celebration of National Food Day on Monday, October 24 at the Academy of Mount St. Ursula, which is one of several schools in the Bronx that have adopted the Bronx CAN Family Health Challenge. The Family Health Challenge and…

Borough President Diaz & District Attorney Johnson Announce Major Grant for Domestic Violence Prevention

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson, along with representatives of the New York City Department of Probation and Safe Horizon, will announce new and enhanced domestic violence services in the Bronx with a new grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.…

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to the New York City Council Finance Committee in Support of the Establishment of the Westchester Square Business Improvement District

Good morning, Chairman Recchia and members of the New York City Council Committee on Finance, my name is Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and I am here today to provide testimony in support of Intro 644, the establishment of the Westchester Square Business Improvement District. I strongly support the creation of a business improvement…