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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Bronx Borough President Diaz Encourages Bronxites to Bike to Work

Bronx Borough President Diaz Encourages Bronxites to Bike to Work Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth About…

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Borough President Diaz Addresses Riverdale Business Leaders

On Thursday, May 7, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. attended the first public event of the Greater Riverdale Chamber of Commerce, a networking mixer at North Riverdale restaurant Madison’s. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., addresses the Greater Riverdale Chamber of Commerce at the organization’s first public event on May 7, 2009. Andrew Wolf,…

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Statement by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Re: Bill Aguado Stepping Down as Executive Director of the Bronx Council on the Arts

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released the following statement regarding the announcement that Bill Aguado would step down as executive director of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Aguado served with the organization for 30 years, and as its executive director since 1981. “The arts community of The Bronx has seen tremendous growth over the…

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