New York State Budget Includes Funding for Conversion of South Bronx Sheridan Expressway into Boulevard

Statement from Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance on the inclusion of $97 million in the NYS budget to convert a portion of the Sheridan Expressway into a boulevard: “After advocacy led by the Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance (SBRWA), the final 2016-2017 New York State Budget includes $97 million to convert the at-grade portion of…

With New York Voter Participation at All-Time Lows, New #PromoteTheVote Campaign Aims to Increase Turnout for State’s Presidential Primary

Nonpartisan Initiative Enlists Employers to Encourage Employees to Vote Employers Can Sign Up at PromoteTheVote.nyc New York, NY – The Association for a Better New York (ABNY) and the Partnership for New York City, along with elected officials, civic, business and labor groups and non-for-profit organizations, today launched the #PromoteTheVote campaign, a first-of-its-kind effort to…

Borough President Diaz to Host Affordable Housing Information Session

HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht to Moderate Panel of City Officials, Housing Developers, and Community Organizations Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr invites the public to an upcoming workshop designed to help Bronx residents successfully apply for affordable housing. The event will feature a panel discussion moderated by HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht, who oversees…

DC 9 IUPAT and Associated Contractors Supply The Bronx Museum of the Arts with 40 Painters to refinish their first floor galleries

Contribution Continues Trend of Partnering with Communities Throughout New York NEW YORK, NY –  From March 21st to March 25th, forty painters from District Council 9 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (DC 9) will be refinishing the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ first floor galleries. Forty members will spend five days ensuring the first…