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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BP Diaz Hosts the 15th Annual DiVA Spa

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the 15th annual DiVA Spa at the Bronx Museum of Arts. The event was designed to bring domestic violence awareness information to Bronx residents. “While October is Domestic Violence awareness month, we are working year-round, across agencies to put an end to this…

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Metro-North Increases Service at Melrose and Tremont Stations

Makes Permanent Changes Instituted Under Pilot Program The MTA advises customers that Metro-North Railroad’s new October 8 schedule includes permanently increased service levels at the Melrose and Tremont stations on the Harlem Line. In an effort to build ridership and provide Bronx residents with more convenient travel options, on October 2, 2016, Metro-North implemented a…

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Mayor de Blasio Announces NYC Service Center to Support Individuals & Families Recovering from Hurricane Maria, Irma, & Harvey

NYC service center will provide information and assistance for individuals affected by recent hurricanes NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. The center will be open…

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