Motion to Renew Lawsuit Against FreshDirect Denied

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and FreshDirect CEO Jason Ackerman issued the following statement today upon learning that the motion to renew a previously dismissed lawsuit designed to stop FreshDirect’s relocation to The Bronx has been denied by the courts. The complete ruling can be found here: http://bronxboropres.nyc.gov/pdf/2014-06-25.pdf. “This ruling clears the way for…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: President Obama Awards ‘Borinqueneers’ with Congressional Gold Medal

“I am proud and it gives me great pleasure to know that the ‘Borinquneers’ have been awarded the congressional Gold Medal from President Obama for their military service. It is an honorable recognition that the ‘Borinquneers’ truly deserve for their brilliant record of heroism on the battlefield. “The enormous contribution the 65th Infantry has made…

Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Strengthen Roberto Clemente State Park Waterfront; Protect Morris Heights Neighborhood

Project Will Replace Failing Seawall and Improve Park Waterfront Esplanade New York State Will Use Up To $46.5 Million of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Funds for the Project Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a plan to replace a failing seawall at Roberto Clemente State Park that was directly impacted by Superstorm Sandy with…