Borough President Diaz & AT&T Host Little League Awards Celebration

Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and AT&T’s New York State President Marissa Shorenstein co-hosted a celebration for the Little League teams who participated in this year’s sixth annual Borough President’s Cup – Rolando Paulino Little League and this year’s champions, Grand Slam Little League. The celebration took place at the Hard Rock Café…

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City and State Housing Agencies Join Project Partners to Celebrate the Completion of the First Two Buildings in a Multi-Phase Residential Development in The Bronx

The first two buildings of the Compass Residences development brings 237 new affordable apartments to the Crotona Park East and West Farms neighborhoods of the Bronx Over 1,300 units of affordable housing and new retail space will be introduced to the area once the entire Compass Residences development is completed Bronx, New York – New York…

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BP Diaz Appoints Mario Benabe to CEC #9

A charter school educator, Mr. Benabe will bring a new perspective to the ongoing discussion on Bronx and Citywide education issues Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has appointed Mario Benabe, a special education and math teacher at the South Bronx Community Charter High School, to represent his office on the Community Education Council of…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $4.8 Million Over-Height Vehicle Detection System on New York City Parkways

System Installed at Low-Clearance Bridges on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx and Grand Central Parkway in Queens Detectors Minimize Truck Collisions, Improve Road Safety and Protect Highway Infrastructure Photos of Detectors Available Here, Here and Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a $4.8 million over-height vehicle detection system on two New York City…

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Barnes & Noble Commits to Bronx Return

Bronx elected officials are reacting to news that national retail bookseller Barnes & Noble has committed to return to The Bronx, following the announcement of the impending closure of their existing store in Bay Plaza.  “We are a borough of book lovers, and Barnes & Noble has been an institution in The Bronx for nearly…

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