Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Congressional Proposal to Rename Post Office After Herman Badillo

“Congressman Herman Badillo was a trailblazer in government,” said Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “I congratulate Congress Members Charles B. Rangel, José E. Serrano and Joseph Crowley for introducing federal legislation to make my proposal for a ‘Herman Badillo Post Office’ a reality. “I am very proud to have known him and to have called…

BP Diaz & Senator Klein to Host ‘New York Salutes America’ Fireworks Extravaganza & Eating Contest

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein will host the borough’s official kickoff to the Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach located in The Bronx. Over 10,000 people are expected to be in attendance. “Things…

NYC Parks Partners with NYC Department of Design and Construction to Re-Open the High Bridge to the Public

Restoring the city’s oldest standing bridge after 45 years NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora and Congressman José E. Serrano celebrated the reopening of the High Bridge today. They were joined in celebration by Councilmembers Fernando Cabrera, Vanessa Gibson, Mark Levine, and Ydanis Rodriguez; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz…