FreshDirect Opens New State-of-the-Art Facility Revolutionizing the Online Grocery Industry

FreshDirect Opens New State-of-the-Art Facility Revolutionizing the Online Grocery Industry South Bronx Facility Reimagines Farm-to-Fork Food Distribution, Ensuring Exceptional Quality and Significantly Increasing Capacity FreshDirect’s New Environmentally Friendly Facility Positions the Company to Expand its Product Offerings and the Areas it Serves NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FreshDirect, the Northeast’s leading online fresh food grocer, today announced the…

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES TRANSFORMATIONAL PROJECTS FOR THE SOUTH BRONX’S CIVIC CENTER NEIGHBORHOOD AS PART OF $10 MILLION AWARD

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES TRANSFORMATIONAL PROJECTS FOR THE SOUTH BRONX’S CIVIC CENTER NEIGHBORHOOD AS PART OF $10 MILLION AWARD 12 Downtown Revitalization Initiative Projects Connect Commercial and Cultural Nodes within the Civic Center, Support Economic Growth and Opportunity, and Preserves Borough’s Unique Heritage   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 12 transformational projects in the South…

BP DIAZ & LGBTQ COMMUNITY RAISE THE RAINBOW FLAG AT THE BRONX COUNTY BUILDING TO CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined members of the City’s LGBTQ community to raise the rainbow flag at The Bronx County Building. The flag-raising event, which recognized both this month’s LGBTQ Pride celebrations and the contributions the LGBTQ community has made to the ongoing success of both The Bronx and…

THE FIRST-EVER BRONX NIGHT MARKET

Foodies rejoice! Starting June 30th and every last Saturday of the month through October, the BX will host a Night Market with more than 40 food vendors that represent the city’s diverse culinary offerings. The monthly, FREE, open-air festival also features dozens of local artisans and merchants, and of course, the local soundtrack and stands…

LaGuardia Community College Confers More than 1,600 Associate’s Degrees at 46th Commencement Ceremony

LaGuardia Community College Confers More than 1,600 Associate’s Degrees at 46th Commencement Ceremony Activist Shaun King delivered keynote; Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. delivered alumni address; Student address delivered by Karina Ramos-Caraballo, a 25yo secondary education major & mom of a 2yo daughter Long Island City, NY (June 5, 2018)—More than 1,600[1] New Yorkers…

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses The Protect Our Courts Act would prohibit federal immigration agents from making arrests without a judicial warrant and is the first-of-its-kind nationally   NEW YORK – June 5, 2018 – New York Assemblymembers Michaelle…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Mayor de Blasio’s Proposed Specialized High School Reforms

“Today’s announcement by Mayor de Blasio regarding proposed reforms to the Specialized High School admissions process is both a welcome step forward for fairness and equity in the public education system, as well as a validation of the diligent work of so many elected officials, educators, activists and parents whose efforts have focused on this…