Borough President Diaz, Mayor de Blasio Join Bus Riders to Inaugurate First Workday of Bx6 Select Bus Service

Service will provide 24,000 daily riders with faster, more reliable connections to subways, Metro North, and 20 bus routes along four miles from Manhattan to the Bronx; the fourteenth SBS route builds on Mayor’s commitment to SBS expansion across the five boroughs NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio today marked the first week of the…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Trump Administration’s Repeal of DACA

“Doing away with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is another step in the wrong direction by the Trump Administration and represents a wrong-headed turn in immigration policy. It is no secret that President Trump came right out of the gates with hateful invective, launching his presidential campaign with xenophobic rhetoric labeling hardworking…

Governor Cuomo and Senators Schumer, Gillibrand and Congressman Serrano Announce Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funding For New Regional Food Hub in the Bronx

Food Hub Will Increase Access of Fresh, Local Food, Support New York’s Farmers and Create 95 New Jobs, 150 Construction Jobs Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand and U.S. Representative José E. Serrano today announced $2,484,746 in federal funding has been awarded for the New York…

Council Members Mark Treyger & Donovan Richards Gather Elected Officials, Local Disaster Recovery Groups, Community-Based Organizations, and Advocates at City Hall to Encourage New Yorkers to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

NEW YORK – Council Member Mark Treyger (Chair of the City Council’s Committee on Recovery and Resiliency) and Council Member Donovan Richards were joined by Council Members Chaim Deutsch and Mathieu Eugene, and a number of disaster recovery groups, community-based organizations, and advocates this morning on the steps of City Hall to encourage New Yorkers to…

BP Diaz Hosts ‘Back to School’ Event

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Bronx President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual “Back to School” Literacy & Health Fair at the Pablo Casals Middle School 181 on the Co-op City Education Campus. The event was co-sponsored by Montefiore, 92.3 AMP Radio, Healthfirst, with additional school supplies and backpacks donated by MetroPCS and FreshDirect. The…