DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DE EL BRONX DIAZ JR. RE: Actualizado el número de muertos por causa de Huracán María en Puerto Rico

“Como resultado de los nuevos datos que estamos obteniendo, tenemos una imagen más clara de la devastación que dejó el Huracán María. Con cada día que pasa, nos volvemos más conscientes de que las estimaciones originales de la devastación de la tormenta estaban tan subestimadas, peor de lo que podríamos haber imaginado, que eran esencialmente…

Mayor de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Heastie and Local Elected Officials Break Ground on New YMCA Community and Recreational Facility in Edenwald

The state-of-the-art facility will create 100 permanent jobs and include two pools, a full basketball court, and programming for New Yorkers of all ages Bronx, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, local elected officials and community stakeholders broke ground today on a new YMCA community and recreational facility in the Edenwald…

Mayor de Blasio Announces that Since Lapse of Speed-Camera Law, More than 132,000 Drivers Have Been Observed Traveling at Dangerous Speeds Near Schools

Because of State Senate inaction, none of these drivers received a summons; just before the start of school in September, the final 20 mobile cameras will also go dark, leaving students at risk NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the first status report since the majority of New York City’s school safety speed-cameras went dark…

Constantinides, Elected Officials, Community Advocates Call for More Monitoring of New York City Water Tanks After Disturbing News Reports

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today spoke outside the Astoria Houses in support of Intro. 1056, which would give the City a clearer picture of what potentially hazardous materials are inside a drinking water tower on any given day. Constantinides, along with Council Members Mark Levine…