BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Bronx Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The event featured a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who brought toys and other goodies for the children in attendance. Performers at the celebration included the Celia Cruz Bronx High School and Millennium…

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Coalition for the Homeless Honors Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx with the Compassionate Communities Award

Annual Award is Given to Community Groups Who Show Support for Homeless Individuals and Families Past Winners Include Elmhurst, Queens & Kensington/Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn   NEW YORK, NY – The Coalition for the Homeless announced Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx as winners of the 2018 Compassionate Communities award today. This annual award is given to a…

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DOT, DDC, AND THIRD AVENUE BID HOLD RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ROBERTO CLEMENTE PLAZA IN THE SOUTH BRONX

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, two city agencies join the Third Avenue BID and elected officials to welcome public to the new plaza    In celebration of Small Business Saturday, the Departments of Transportation and Design & Construction agencies were joined by The Third Avenue Business Improvement District and elected officials to open the…

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BP DIAZ OPPOSES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ‘PUBLIC CHARGE’ PROPOSAL

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed “public charge” inadmissibility rule changes. The changes would disqualify individuals and families that have received public benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare Part D and SNAP food assistance from United States citizenship. “This is not our America,” wrote Bronx Borough…

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