Borough President Diaz Issues Response to Developer on Kingsbridge Armory

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued his official response to the Related Cos., the developer of the proposed Kingsbridge Armory project, following the developer’s answers to the Borough President’s concerns about the project as outlined in his ULURP recommendation issued in August and subsequent testimony before the City Planning Commission. “It is…

Bronx Borough President Diaz Announces the Creation of the Disability Advisory Council

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month On Wednesday, October 7, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Matthew Sapolin, and the Executive Director of Bronx Independent Living Services, Brett Eisenberg, announced the creation of the Bronx Borough President’s Disability Advisory Council (BxBPDAC),…

Mr. Diaz Goes to Washington

Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. made his first official visit to the Capitol to discuss policy with federal leaders, both of New York’s senators, and members of the State’s congressional delegation. During his one-day trip to Washington, D.C., Borough President Diaz met with Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, former Bronx Borough President…

Bronx Borough President Diaz Hosted the Borough’s First Iftar Dinner “Break the Fast” in Honor of the Blessed Month of Ramadan

On Thursday, September 17, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by hundreds of residents and community leaders, celebrated the borough’s first Iftar Dinner “Break the Fast”, in honor of the blessed month of Ramadan. During the event, Borough President Diaz recognized the importance of the growing Muslim community in The Bronx, and awarded with…

Manhattan and Bronx Borough Presidents Alert Residents of Northern Manhattan and Bronx to Section 8 Voucher Scam

Borough Presidents announce legal action and assistance on behalf of low-income victims swindled out of their life savings Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by HPD, NYCHA, other elected officials, and housing advocates today alerted Northern Manhattan and Bronx residents to a housing scam that has defrauded…