GOVERNOR CUOMO TO LEAD EFFORT TO FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE RESOURCES AND RELIEF TO PUERTO RICO AFTER HURRICANE MARIA

Governor Will Lead Effort to Help the More Than 11,000 Displaced Puerto Ricans Are Living in New York Governor Cuomo: “We’re going to work with Puerto Rican families and sue the President of the United States because New York is standing with Puerto Rico the way we said we would.” Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today…

Mayor de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Heastie and Local Elected Officials Break Ground on New YMCA Community and Recreational Facility in Edenwald

The state-of-the-art facility will create 100 permanent jobs and include two pools, a full basketball court, and programming for New Yorkers of all ages Bronx, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, local elected officials and community stakeholders broke ground today on a new YMCA community and recreational facility in the Edenwald…

Mayor de Blasio Announces that Since Lapse of Speed-Camera Law, More than 132,000 Drivers Have Been Observed Traveling at Dangerous Speeds Near Schools

Because of State Senate inaction, none of these drivers received a summons; just before the start of school in September, the final 20 mobile cameras will also go dark, leaving students at risk NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the first status report since the majority of New York City’s school safety speed-cameras went dark…

Constantinides, Elected Officials, Community Advocates Call for More Monitoring of New York City Water Tanks After Disturbing News Reports

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today spoke outside the Astoria Houses in support of Intro. 1056, which would give the City a clearer picture of what potentially hazardous materials are inside a drinking water tower on any given day. Constantinides, along with Council Members Mark Levine…

BP DIAZ, NEW YORK YANKEES AND AT&T HOST EIGHTH ANNUAL ‘BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S CUP’ YOUTH BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and the New York Yankees co-hosted the eighth annual “Borough President’s Cup” Youth Baseball Championship. Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden threw out the first pitch and opened the championship game between the Bronx Bombers and the Grand Slam Little League. Despite the…