BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. This year’s honorees included Matilda Raffa Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor…

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK, BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ANNOUNCE $900K DOJ GRANT TO ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN BRONX

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today announced that the Bronx has received a $900,000 award from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to address domestic violence. District Attorney Clark said, “We are pleased to have received this award which will be put to…

DISABILITY ADVOCATES, TRANSPORTATION ORGANIZATIONS, ELECTED OFFICIALS KICK-OFF “24 HOUR RIDERS RESPOND TRANSIT TOUR”

Coalition of Elected Officials, Transportation and Disability Advocates Will Travel Subway to Hear About Riders’ Concerns, Evaluate Progress from Last Year and Current Conditions of Subway Stations New York, NY – Today, Elected officials, advocate groups, and volunteers are preparing to meet fellow straphangers and ride the rails. A year after Governor Cuomo declared the…