BP Diaz & Senator Klein Host ‘New York Salutes America’ Fireworks Extravaganza & Eating Contest

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein will host the borough’s official kickoff to the Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach located in The Bronx. Over 10,000 people are expected to be in attendance. “This is…

BP Diaz Celebrates Ramadan

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and over 200 members of the Bronx Muslim community gathered together at Lehman College to celebrate Ramadan. The program included recognition of leading individuals of the Muslim faith in the Bronx Community followed by prayers and fast-breaking.