Borough President Diaz, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Council Member Koppell & Congressman Engel Announce the Reopening of the Kingsbridge Parking Lot

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, City Council Member G. Oliver Koppell and Congressman Eliot Engel have jointly announced that the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has agreed to reopen the Kingsbridge parking lot, located at Broadway and West 230th Street, in the coming weeks. This development comes following months…

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Borough President Diaz Hosted the Second Meeting of the NYS Intergovernmental Energy Partnership

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the second meeting of the New York State Intergovernmental Energy Partnership (NYS IEP), with Congressman Steve Israel and the Mayor of Syracuse Matt Driscoll. The meeting provided Bronx-based businesses with information about how to access federal resources, such as incentives and programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment…

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Borough President Diaz Commemorated Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presented a proclamation to The Bronx HIV CARE Network/Montefiore Medical Center as part of the commemoration of the National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2009 (NLAAD), an initiative by the Hispanic Federation, the Latino Commission on AIDS and over 250 national organizations promoting AIDS prevention. (From left) Adriene Rosell, Casa…

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Bronx Borough President Diaz Announces the Creation of the Disability Advisory Council

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month On Wednesday, October 7, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Matthew Sapolin, and the Executive Director of Bronx Independent Living Services, Brett Eisenberg, announced the creation of the Bronx Borough President’s Disability Advisory Council (BxBPDAC),…

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Borough President Diaz Decries School Aide Layoffs

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has blasted the City’s move to layoff over 700 public school aides and support titles. The first round of those layoffs is scheduled to take place today. “These school aides play a critical support role in our public schools, and without their services the classroom experiences of our children…

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