NYC PARKS UNVEILS NEW BRONX RIVER PARK DOG RUN

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Assembly Member Nathalia Fernandez, Council Member Mark Gjonaj, former Council Member James Vacca, representatives from the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association, and members of the community to cut the ribbon on the new Bronx River Park Dog Run. “We at NYC Parks love our furry friends, and think…

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TESTIMONY OF BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Proposed Amendments to the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status

I am writing to state my strong opposition to this proposed rule. Evicting families living in public housing solely because some members of the household are undocumented is unnecessarily cruel, would cost the federal government millions of dollars and would not make a dent in the affordable housing crisis. More than 400,000 residents live in…

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BP DIAZ CELEBRATES OPENING DAY OF CAMP JUNIOR

On June 28, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. greeted the first group of Bronx kids headed to the inaugural session of “Camp Junior” as they boarded buses at the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club in Belmont. “The best way to honor Junior’s life is to encourage youth to follow in his footsteps…

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