Statement by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. re: Community Board 8 Resolution to Support the Fight of City Island Residents against the Closing of Ladder 53

“Like I said in my inaugural address we are ‘One Bronx,” and the problems of one community concern every corner of our borough. Community Board #8’s resolution to oppose the closing of Ladder 53, making it clear that what effects City Island also effects Riverdale and Kingsbridge, is the embodiment of that spirit. I applaud…

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Announces Bronx Week 2009

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. has released the official calendar of events for Bronx Week 2009, a weeklong celebration of the best of the Bronx, which features activities across the borough paying tribute to the progress and success of Bronx people, businesses, educational and cultural institutions and civic groups. “It is my pleasure to…

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Governor Paterson Announces Monetary Grants For Security To Two Riverdale Synagogues Targeted In Terrorist Plot

Each Synagogue Will Receive $25,000 to Upgrade Existing Security Systems Governor Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Additional Homeland Security Funding For Other Not-for-Profits Including Synagogues Governor David A. Paterson today announced that Riverdale Temple and Riverdale Jewish Center will each receive a $25,000 grant to upgrade their security systems. The New York State Office of…

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Ruben Diaz Jr. was Inaugurated as the 13th Bronx Borough President

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today gave his official inaugural address, outlining his forward looking vision for the borough of The Bronx. Borough President Diaz highlighted the concept of “One Bronx,” an effort to bring all of the neighborhoods of the borough together to discuss their shared problems and develop joint solutions. “One Bronx—this…

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