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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Governor Cuomo Announces Major Shipments Of Supplies Delivered To Puerto Rico As Part Of Empire State Relief And Recovery Effort

Three Flights From JFK This Past Weekend Included More than 283,000 Bottles of Water, 85,000 Diapers, 42,000 Baby Wipes, 40,000 Containers of Baby Food, 15,000 Canned Goods and 8,600 Solar Lamps. Supplies Transported Via Two Cargo Flights Donated by the TIDAL X: Puerto Rico Initiative and Cargo Space on JetBlue Flight State Homeland Security Commissioner Roger Parrino On Ground to…

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NYC Parks Opens Outdoor Gym and Nature Walk at Pelham Bay Park

Bronx park receives more than $880K in outdoor exercise equipment for all ages and children’s pond path NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Councilmember James Vacca, the Friends of Pelham Bay Park and community members to cut the ribbon on an adult fitness area, fitness-oriented…

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The Bronx Hosts Donation Drive for Puerto Rico & Mexico

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization hosted a donation drive to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico City. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, New York State Assembly Members Marcos Crespo and Luis Sepulveda, City Council Member…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Additional State Police, NYPA Workers, Port Authority Emergency Personnel Deployed to Puerto Rico to Assist with Ongoing Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort

72 Port Authority Emergency Personnel to Assist in Coordinated Recovery Efforts 53 Troopers Deployed to Assist with Security Operations 10 Power Transmission and Generation Experts, Project Managers Deploy to Assist with Electricity Recovery on the Island First Shipment of Critical Medical Supplies and Medication Departs from Long Island Photos of Troopers and NYPA Workers Departing…

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