Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Announces his Appointment for the Board of Education

Dr. Dolores Fernandez will be the Bronx representative on the newly reconstituted Board of Education, effective following the sunset of mayoral control on July 1. Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., announced the appointment of Dr. Dolores Fernandez as the Bronx representative on the newly reconstituted Board of Education, effective following the sunset of…

Bronx Borough President Discussed Issues with Business Community at Westchester Square

Ruben Diaz Jr toured the neighborhood with other elected officials and the Association of Merchants and Business Professionals of Westchester Square to address concerns about the revitalization of the area On Monday, June 29, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., City’s Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh, Councilmember Jimmy Vacca, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, other…

Bronx Borough President Diaz Calls on the DOE to Address Toxic Chemicals in New York City Public Schools

Today, on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., together with Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene, City Council Member Annabel Palma, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and a number of parents and community activists, called on the New York City Department of Education to begin testing older…

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Unveiled the Names of the Inductees to The Bronx Walk of Fame 2009

On Saturday, June 20, Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz, Jr honored a new group of Bronx sons and daughters during their induction into the Bronx Walk of Fame 2009. This year’s honorees were: Composer Charlie Fox; Actress Judy Reyes; Grammy winning artist Melissa Manchester; Hip Hop Pioneer GrandWizzard Theodore; and Legendary Singer Tony Orlando, once…

Rep. Israel, Bronx Borough President Diaz, Mayor Driscoll and Assemblywoman Distito Announce New York State Intergovernmental Energy Partnership

New group will work on unified strategy for advancing NY’s energy economy New York, NY – On Monday, Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. , Mayor Matthew J. Driscoll of Syracuse and Assemblywoman RoAnn M. Destito of Rome announced the formation of the New York State Intergovernmental Energy Partnership,…

Borough President Diaz Issues Recommendation on Mayoral Control of New York City Public Schools

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., today released his recommendations on the future of public school governance, outlining five specific plans to improve mayoral control of New York City public schools. Borough President Diaz has offered recommendations to change the makeup of the Panel for Educational Policy, to bring more fiscal accountability to the Department…

Bronx Borough President’s 7th Annual Diva Spa Raises Awareness about Domestic Violence

Free manicures, facials, massages and more were available along with information on domestic violence Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. celebrates Bronx Week 2009 by transforming the Veterans’ Memorial Hall of the Bronx County Supreme Courthouse into a fully operational salon offering free manicures, facials, makeovers and massages to all New Yorkers, an event that…