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…

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…

Borough President Diaz Launches Start Strong Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, NYC Department of Education, Sanctuary for Families, Pregones Theater and community partners to promote healthy relationships through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s new national Start Strong initiative Bronx, New York – Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined the Bronx Partnership for Healthy Adolescent Relationships (Bronx PHAR) today…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Business Initiative Corporation of New York Host the 11th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast

Bronx, NY – The Business Initiative Corporation of New York and the Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr., hosted the 11th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast “Celebrating New Beginnings”, the largest networking event for financial services and businesses in The Bronx. Over 400 bankers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and city officials are part of this event…