BP DIAZ & HARRIS COUNTY JUDGE LINA HIDALGO PLACE FRIENDLY WAGER ON RESULT OF HOUSTON ASTROS-NEW YORK YANKEES ALCS SERIES

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Harris County (Texas) Judge Lina Hidalgo have placed a friendly wager, as the New York Yankees get set to take on the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) American League Championship Series (ALCS). Borough President Diaz Jr., a Bronxite who grew up emulating former New York Yankees…

BP DIAZ RESOLUTION TO INCREASE MWBE PARTICIPATION IS APPROVED BY NYCERS PENSION FUND

Borough President Diaz introduced a resolution that would empower New York City’s pension fund to bring more Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises before the Board for selection as asset managers. Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. introduced and passed a resolution in his role as a trustee of the New York City Employees Retirement…

BRONX BP DIAZ & WESTCHESTER CE LATIMER LEAD DISCUSSION OF NEWLY CREATED PENN STATION ACCESS BRONX & WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COUNCIL

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Westchester County Executive George Latimer hosted the inaugural meeting of the Penn Station Access Bronx & Westchester Community Council at Mercy College in Morris Park – which is the planned site of a future new Metro-North Railroad Station. Janno Lieber, Chief Development Officer and President…

NYC COUNCIL MEMBER ANDREW COHEN ANNOUNCES FULL FUNDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE VAN CORTLANDT PARK PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

The construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Major Deegan Expressway will finally unite the east and west sides of Van Cortlandt Park   Bronx, N.Y. – New York City Council Member was joined by community members and his fellow colleagues in government at Van Cortlandt Park on September 20th, 2019 as he announced the…

Breaking Ground Celebrates Groundbreaking of its First Passive House Supportive Residence in the South Bronx

152 New Units for Formerly Homeless and Low-Income Seniors, Including Current NYCHA Residents Betances Will Be 27th Building Operated by Breaking Ground    BRONX, NEW YORK – Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing developer, today broke ground on Betances Residence, its latest development in the South Bronx. Breaking Ground’s new building will bring 152…