BP Diaz Allocates Over $5.6 Million to Bronx Education Projects

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office is providing more than $5.6 million in capital funds to 59 education projects all over the borough as part of his FY2017 capital funding allocations. Projects funded this year include; classroom upgrades, the creation of new media centers, library renovations, technology upgrades, playgrounds, auditorium renovations…

Borough President Diaz, Mayor De Blasio, Speaker Heastie Announce State-of-the-Art Recreational Facility Coming to Edenwald

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer and local elected officials announced the selection of the YMCA of Greater New York to construct a state-of-the-art recreational facility in the Edenwald neighborhood of the Bronx. “For years people in this community have been calling…

NYC Parks Breaks Ground on a $3 Million Renovation Project at Playground 52 in the South Bronx

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., and students from the PAL New South Bronx Center to break ground on a $3 million reconstruction of Playground 52. Through this project, the basketball courts and amphitheater will be completely renovated and a new skate…