Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Gov. Cuomo’s College Tuition Proposal

“I want to congratulate Governor Andrew Cuomo on his announcement of a groundbreaking new initiative designed to provide free tuition for college through a supplement aid program that helps middle-class families and individuals achieve their academic goals. “Making college more affordable has been a priority of mine throughout my career as an elected official. Not only…

Kingsbridge Predicted to be 2017’s Hottest NYC Neighborhood by Leading Real Estate Marketplace

Years of efforts by elected officials and community stakeholders to revitalize the business climate and housing prospects in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx have now paid off. The realty marketplace StreetEasy, which combines and publishes listings from hundreds of metro NYC brokers, today predicted Kingsbridge would be 2017’s hottest NYC neighborhood, stating that the…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Distributes Toys to Bronx Veterans’ Families At WCS’s Bronx Zoo

Children of Bronx military families in need receives toys donated to annual toy drive Santa and Mrs. Claus helped distribute toys to children Photo Caption: Santa and Mrs. Claus with BP Ruben Diaz Jr., John Calvelli, National Guard members and veteran family children at the annual toy distribution Download Video Link: https://vimeo.com/196104244/b340f72bf5 (Credit: © WCS) Bronx, NY…

Bronx Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Design and Construction, and Local Officials Break Ground on BCA@2700

New 7,300 Square Foot Facility Will Provide Improved and Expanded Administrative Space, Classrooms, and Community Space for BCA in the Westchester Square Neighborhood Bronx, NY – Today the Bronx Council on the Arts was joined by NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, NYC Councilman James Vacca, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.,…