Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: City Council Approval of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center

“After years of hard work and advocacy by elected officials, community organizations, our community board and the people of the Bronx, I am thrilled to see that the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory will finally become a reality. “Today’s vote of the City Council represents the final hurdle cleared for the Kingsbridge National Ice Center…

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee On the Kingsbridge Armory

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee On the Kingsbridge Armory December 5th, 2013 Good morning, Chairperson Weprin and the members of the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee, I am Ruben Diaz Jr., Borough President of the Bronx. I am here today to offer my…

Borough President Diaz Urges Bronx Residents to Apply to Their Local Community Board

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today invited Bronx residents to make a difference in their community by joining their local Community Board. The Office of the Bronx Borough President will be accepting applications for all 12 Community Boards from city residents who reside, work or have professional or other significant interests in the Bronx. “Participation…

Borough President Diaz & Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Celebrate Chanukah in the Bronx

On Tuesday, December 3, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., together with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, world renowned psychosexual therapist and author, will host the borough’s annual Chanukah celebration. The event will take place at 1 p.m.in the Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse, in Veterans Memorial Hall. Traditional Chanukah foods, such as latkes and jelly…

Borough President Diaz & Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Celebrate Chanukah in the Bronx

On Tuesday, December 3, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., together with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, world renowned Psychosexual Therapist and Author hosted the borough’s annual Chanukah celebration. The event  took place at 1 p.m.in the Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse, in Veterans Memorial Hall. Traditional Chanukah foods, such as latkes and jelly donuts were…