Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation Announce Nearly $500,000 in Small Business Loans Now Available to Bronx Businesses & Entrepeneurs

New BOEDC Lending Program Will Grow Small Business, Create Local Jobs & Strengthen Bronx Economy BRONX, NY – Bronx-based small businesses and local entrepreneurs will receive a boost of nearly a half million dollars, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) President Marlene Cintron…

Borough President Diaz Honors Women of Distinction at Annual Celebration

On Thursday, March 19, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. honored leading women of distinction at the annual Women’s History Celebration held at the Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Courses. Pictured are: Sukanya Krishnan, Sonia Manzano, Marissa Shorenstein, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Verona Greenland and Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene.s On Thursday, March…

Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bratton Launch New Gun Detection Technology

ShotSpotter to decrease officer response time and enhance public safety NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton today announced the deployment of new gunshot detection technology that will decrease officer response times to gunshot incidents and enhance community and public safety. NYPD will pilot the ShotSpotter system in five zones of…

BP Diaz Celebrates Irish Heritage & Culture in Woodlawn

On Thursday, March 11th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., hosted his annual Irish Heritage Celebration at the Rambling House. This year’s honorees included Patricia Lynch, Government/Media Strategist; Joseph McDermott, Executive Director of the Consortium for Workers Education; and Aedin Moloney, Artistic Director of The Fallen Angel Theatre Company. Pictured are: Council Member Andrew Cohen; event…