‘ART IN THE PARKS: ACTIVE OPEN SPACE’ PROGRAM CREATES EIGHT NEW PUBLIC ARTWORKS IN SOUTH BRONX, EAST HARLEM AND CENTRAL BROOKLYN 

“ART IN THE PARKS: ACTIVE OPEN SPACE” PROGRAM CREATES EIGHT NEW PUBLIC ARTWORKS IN SOUTH BRONX, EAST HARLEM AND CENTRAL BROOKLYN   $100,000 investment encourages physical activity and healthy living in the Health Department’s Neighborhood Health Action Center areas December 12, 2017 – The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL BRONX CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

On Thursday, December 7, 2017,  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Christmas tree at The Bronx County Building. The ceremony took place featured the lighting of a Christmas tree, draped in hundreds of lights for the delight of the participants and the community-at-large. The event also included performances by The Celia Cruz…

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BP DIAZ TO ICE: GET OUT OF NEW YORK COURTS

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter to officials at the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), demanding that the agency remove its officers from New York State’s courts. If that removal is not forthcoming, Borough President Diaz is asking Hon. Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge of the New York State Court…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ALBANIAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official celebration of Albanian culture and heritage in recognition of the 105th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence. “The Albanian community has always had a strong connection to The Bronx,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “As we celebrate Albanian Independence Day,…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS RE-OPENING OF ZARO’S IN PARKCHESTER

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today joined the Zaro family and other community leaders to host the grand re-opening of the new Zaro’s Family Bakery retail location in Parkchester. The new space will mark Zaro’s official return to the neighborhood following the closure of their original Parkchester location on Hugh Grant Circle, which had…

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