Borough President Diaz Exhibits Daniel Hauben’s Artwork as Part of Bronx Centennial Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and artist Daniel Hauben, a resident of Van Cortlandt Village, survey Hauben’s “Bronx Vortex” at the Borough President’s office. The piece is part of an ongoing art exhibit celebrating the centennial of Bronx County. As one of the many events celebrating the centennial of Bronx County, Bronx Borough President…

Borough President Diaz Hosted Dominican Heritage Celebration

On Wednesday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official Dominican Heritage Celebration to celebrate the beauty of the Dominican culture. Borough President Diaz honored leaders from the Dominican Republic who have contributed to the growth and cultural richness of The Bronx. This year’s honorees included State Senator Hon. Adriano Espaillat,…

Mayor de Blasio Announces Agreement in Landmark Stop-and-Frisk Case

City to fully embrace stop-and-frisk reform, pledges respect for every New Yorker’s constitutional rights NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a historic agreement in the Floyd vs. City of New York case, taking steps to end the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Standing with plaintiffs, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson

“Today’s conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson closes an unfortunate chapter in our borough’s history. “As I have made crystal clear in the past, our borough and our city require and deserve honest, corruption free government. The public must have faith in its elected leaders, and the deplorable actions of Assembly Member Stevenson should not…