BP DIAZ & TENANTS TO NYCHA: WHERE’S THE MONEY?

Borough President highlights agency’s funding fiasco, Calls for NYCHA to open its books to public review Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined more than 100 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) tenant leaders and residents of all ages for a rally today at the Bronx River Houses to bring attention to the agency’s failure to…

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Mayor de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Heastie and Local Elected Officials Break Ground on New YMCA Community and Recreational Facility in Edenwald

The state-of-the-art facility will create 100 permanent jobs and include two pools, a full basketball court, and programming for New Yorkers of all ages Bronx, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, local elected officials and community stakeholders broke ground today on a new YMCA community and recreational facility in the Edenwald…

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Mayor de Blasio Announces that Since Lapse of Speed-Camera Law, More than 132,000 Drivers Have Been Observed Traveling at Dangerous Speeds Near Schools

Because of State Senate inaction, none of these drivers received a summons; just before the start of school in September, the final 20 mobile cameras will also go dark, leaving students at risk NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the first status report since the majority of New York City’s school safety speed-cameras went dark…

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BP DIAZ INVESTS OVER $3M IN NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Funding will help create more than 700 new affordable units throughout The Bronx Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced that his office has allocated more than $3 million in capital funding to five developments in The Bronx, creating more than 700 new units of affordable housing in neighborhoods throughout the borough. The funding…

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Constantinides, Elected Officials, Community Advocates Call for More Monitoring of New York City Water Tanks After Disturbing News Reports

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today spoke outside the Astoria Houses in support of Intro. 1056, which would give the City a clearer picture of what potentially hazardous materials are inside a drinking water tower on any given day. Constantinides, along with Council Members Mark Levine…

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BP DIAZ, NEW YORK YANKEES AND AT&T HOST EIGHTH ANNUAL ‘BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S CUP’ YOUTH BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and the New York Yankees co-hosted the eighth annual “Borough President’s Cup” Youth Baseball Championship. Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden threw out the first pitch and opened the championship game between the Bronx Bombers and the Grand Slam Little League. Despite the…

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Council Members Constantinides, Levine, Torres & BP Diaz to Introduce Bill Requiring Unannounced Inspections of Drinking Water Tanks

New York City Hall — Council Members Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, Mark Levine, Chair of the Committee on Health, and Ritchie Torres, Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Investigation, introduced legislation today in partnership with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. that requires the New York City Department of…

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