Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & Council Member Ritchie Torres join Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa to announce a joint funding project to reconstruct Waring Playground and Basketball Court

Elected officials and the city allocated $3.6 million for the renovations Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Council Member Ritchie Torres joined NYC Parks Bronx Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa at Waring Playground on Tuesday afternoon to announce a joint allocation of $3.6 million to reconstruct portions of the park.…

Senior-Focused CSA Arrives in The Bronx

Making sure that Bronx residents have access to quality fruits and vegetables is a priority for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Today, Borough President Diaz launched a Bronx-based, senior-focused Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) initiative, as part of the “#Not62” Campaign for a Healthier Bronx. Borough President Diaz and the Mary Mitchell Family & Youth…

Governor Cuomo Announces Construction on $67 Million Supportive Housing Development in The Bronx

New Development will Provide Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless New Yorkers Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that construction is underway on a $67 million supportive and affordable housing project in the Bronx. The building being constructed, part of a larger mixed-use development known as La Central, will create 160 units of housing, including 97…

NYC to Become First Jurisdiction in U.S. that will Guarantee Free Legal Representation for Low-Income Tenants in Housing Court

The Landmark Legislation, Known as the “Right to Counsel,” Offers Blueprint for Cities Across the Country New York, NY – The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the NYC Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for…