Optimum Community and Nat Geo Mundo Kick-Off 2016 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Contest At Celia Cruz High School

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Actor John Leguizamo Participate Optimum Community and Nat Geo Mundo kicked-off the 2016 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Contest today at Celia Cruz High School. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and actor John Leguizamo participated in the event. After welcoming remarks from principal Jerrod Mabry, Optimum Community emcee…

Borough President Diaz, MTA & BOEDC to Co-host Business Development Seminar

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation to help Bronx businesses do more business with the transit authority. The MTA and the BOEDC, which serves as the borough president’s economic development arm, will co-host a business development seminar titled “Learn How to…

Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice, Labor Leaders, State and Local Elected Officials Rally in The Bronx to Fight for $15 Statewide Minimum Wage

Governor Cuomo, 1199 SEIU, NYS AFL-CIO, PEF, IBT Local 237, Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, Teamsters & NYS Nurses Association Launch ‘Drive for $15,’ Traveling from Manhattan to the Bronx to Long Island to Fight for Fair Pay Governor Urges Legislature to Pass $15 Phased-In Minimum Wage this Legislative Session New…

Mayor de Blasio Announces Public Launch of LinkNYC Program, Largest and Fastest Free Municipal Wi-Fi Network in the World

First LinkNYC kiosks replacing payphones throughout the City are now fully functional –offering superfast Wi-Fi network, free domestic phone calls, USB charging ports, tablet for web browsing, and emergency services LinkNYC adds to City’s efforts to bridge digital divide, with more than 7,500 free Wi-Fi kiosks coming across all five boroughs NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio,…