Coalition for the Homeless Honors Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx with the Compassionate Communities Award

Annual Award is Given to Community Groups Who Show Support for Homeless Individuals and Families Past Winners Include Elmhurst, Queens & Kensington/Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn   NEW YORK, NY – The Coalition for the Homeless announced Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx as winners of the 2018 Compassionate Communities award today. This annual award is given to a…

BP DIAZ RAISES ALBANIAN FLAG FOR 106th ALBANIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official celebration of Albanian culture and heritage in recognition of the 106th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence. The event was highlighted by the first-ever ceremonial raising of the Albanian flag at The Bronx County Building. “The Albanian community has always had a…

COUNCILMEMBERS DEUTSCH, BRANNAN, BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ, JR BILL WOULD REQUIRE CITY TO PAINT HYDRANTS AND BUS STOP CURBS

BROOKLYN – Today, Councilmembers Chaim Deutsch, Justin Brannan, and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. introduced a bill that would require the City to paint curbs next to fire hydrants and bus stops red for the exact distance that parking is illegal. The colored paint would be used to alert motorists as to where they can…

DOT, DDC, AND THIRD AVENUE BID HOLD RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ROBERTO CLEMENTE PLAZA IN THE SOUTH BRONX

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, two city agencies join the Third Avenue BID and elected officials to welcome public to the new plaza    In celebration of Small Business Saturday, the Departments of Transportation and Design & Construction agencies were joined by The Third Avenue Business Improvement District and elected officials to open the…

BP DIAZ OPPOSES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ‘PUBLIC CHARGE’ PROPOSAL

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed “public charge” inadmissibility rule changes. The changes would disqualify individuals and families that have received public benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare Part D and SNAP food assistance from United States citizenship. “This is not our America,” wrote Bronx Borough…