SCHUMER URGES CSX TO STOP RAILROADING THE BRONX & NYC AND HONOR THE DEAL THEY AGREED UPON – SO NYC CAN FINALLY ACQUIRE UNUSED TRACT OF BRONX LAND FOR COMMUNITY GREENWAY PROJECT; PLOT IS A CRITICAL – AND MISSING –LINK BETWEEN MANHATTAN AND HUDSON RIVER GREENWAYS

After Agreeing To Independent Appraisal Of Abandoned Putnam Right-Of-Way Corridor, CSX Rejected The Market Value Provided By Expert NYC Has Worked With Bronx Community To Develop Plans For A Greenway That Will Finally Unite Hudson River And Manhattan Greenways; Mayor Has Already Committed Funds At Appraised Value Schumer To CSX: Stop Blocking the Tracks! Let’s…

BP DIAZ & HUD ADMINISTRATOR PATTON VISIT NYCHA’S PATTERSON HOUSES

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator Lynne Patton visited the Patterson Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development in the South Bronx.   Borough President Diaz and Regional Administrator Patton spoke with tenants about the conditions at…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. This year’s honorees included Matilda Raffa Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor…

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK, BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ANNOUNCE $900K DOJ GRANT TO ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN BRONX

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today announced that the Bronx has received a $900,000 award from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to address domestic violence. District Attorney Clark said, “We are pleased to have received this award which will be put to…