BP Diaz Calls for State Monitor of Public Housing

In a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has called on the State government to appoint a monitor to oversee the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). “More than 400,000 New Yorkers call our city’s public housing developments…

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BP Diaz Reads at P.S. 106

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. took part in the National Young Readers’ Day at P.S. 106 in Parkchester. The borough president read “Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don’t),” written by Barbara Bottner and illustrated by Michael Emberley, to the school’s fifth grade class. Since 1989, National Young Readers…

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BP Diaz Unveils Revamped Website

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today unveiled his office’s newly revamped website, bronxboropres.nyc.gov. The new website features enhanced graphics, an easy-to-use responsive interface, more social media connectivity and other expanded content. The new design replaces the previous design the borough president’s office rolled out in February 2010. “My office’s website is one of the…

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Savor The Bronx on BronxNet

 This is a special week to enjoy the flavors of the Bronx and some of the finest cuisine the Bronx has to offer, as the Bronx Tourism Council and Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) team up with local restaurants to continue the 7thAnnual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week. A BronxNet ‘Savor the Bronx’ special…

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BP Diaz Hosts African Soccer Awards Event

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a ceremony to honor the winner of the 2017 African Advisory Council Bronx Week Soccer Tournament, Team Gambia, on Wednesday, October 24, 2017 at The Bronx County Building, Veterans’ Memorial Hall. Teams representing 16 African countries played one another throughout the month of May at Macombs Dam Park…

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New York City Homeownership to Get $8.3 Million Boost

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Neighborhood Housing Services of New York, Inc., today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program is coming to the New York City area with an $8.3 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens. This will be Wells Fargo’s…

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