Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: President Obama Awards ‘Borinqueneers’ with Congressional Gold Medal

“I am proud and it gives me great pleasure to know that the ‘Borinquneers’ have been awarded the congressional Gold Medal from President Obama for their military service. It is an honorable recognition that the ‘Borinquneers’ truly deserve for their brilliant record of heroism on the battlefield. “The enormous contribution the 65th Infantry has made…

Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Strengthen Roberto Clemente State Park Waterfront; Protect Morris Heights Neighborhood

Project Will Replace Failing Seawall and Improve Park Waterfront Esplanade New York State Will Use Up To $46.5 Million of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Funds for the Project Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a plan to replace a failing seawall at Roberto Clemente State Park that was directly impacted by Superstorm Sandy with…

Department of Environmental Protection and American Water Resources Announce One in Five Eligible Homeowners in New York City Have Enrolled in Service Line Protection Program

The Service Line Protection Program Has Saved New York City Customers More Than $13 Million in Unexpected Water and Sewer Line Repair Costs New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd and American Water Resources President Malcolm Conner today announced that one out of every five eligible homeowners in New York City…

Borough President Diaz Celebrates the Grand Finale of Bronx Week 2014 with Induction Ceremony & the 43rd Annual Bronx Week Parade

On Sunday, May 18th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. celebrated the grand finale of Bronx Week 2014 with the annual induction ceremony and Bronx Week Parade. During the 43rd annual Bronx Week Parade, hundreds of students from Bronx schools and youth organizations marched down Mosholu Parkway with the five new members of the Bronx…