THE BRONX STANDS UNITED AGAINST HATRED

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York held an interfaith prayer vigil to support the Jewish community and stand united against hatred in response to the murder of 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this weekend. More than 100 clergy members, elected…

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TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Intro 1056/Water Tank Inspections

I am here today to testify in support of legislation introduced at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s behest, Intro 1056, by Council Members Constantinides, Levine, Torres, Diaz, Ampry-Samuel and Ayala. This important legislation will require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic surprise inspections of water tanks, publicly post…

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BP DIAZ HELPS STUDENTS APPLY FOR COLLEGE!

On Friday, October 26, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. participated in the “College Application Week Rally” at the Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy in Soundview. Roughly 60 seniors at the school spent the day discussing how excited they are to be applying for college at the event, which concluded with a march to the…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS LUNCHEON FOR SENIOR CANCER SURVIVORS

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. held a luncheon and celebration for senior citizens who have survived cancer at The Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Walgreens, the American Cancer Society and WellCare. Photos from the event can be viewed at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmsHEnX8.

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BP DIAZ CALLS FOR CHANGES TO SCHOOL TECH REGULATIONS

Directive 10 is out-of-date, and must be amended to allow schools to purchase Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tablets and Amazon Kindles and Other Portable Devices   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling for urgent amendments to Directive 10, an out-of-date set of rules that prevents city public schools from purchasing portable…

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SCHUMER URGES CSX TO STOP RAILROADING THE BRONX & NYC AND HONOR THE DEAL THEY AGREED UPON – SO NYC CAN FINALLY ACQUIRE UNUSED TRACT OF BRONX LAND FOR COMMUNITY GREENWAY PROJECT; PLOT IS A CRITICAL – AND MISSING –LINK BETWEEN MANHATTAN AND HUDSON RIVER GREENWAYS

After Agreeing To Independent Appraisal Of Abandoned Putnam Right-Of-Way Corridor, CSX Rejected The Market Value Provided By Expert NYC Has Worked With Bronx Community To Develop Plans For A Greenway That Will Finally Unite Hudson River And Manhattan Greenways; Mayor Has Already Committed Funds At Appraised Value Schumer To CSX: Stop Blocking the Tracks! Let’s…

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