BP Diaz Hosts Annual 9/11 ‘Day of Remembrance’

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County co-hosted the borough’s annual “Day of Remembrance” to commemorate the families, friends and neighbors who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “Each year, we gather together to remember the lives we lost on September…

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Mayor de Blasio: NYC Will be First City to Mandate that Existing Buildings Dramatically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Mandates on NYC’s 14,500 least efficient buildings to accelerate and deepen major efficiency upgrades; most ambitious program of its kind in the nation; financing to support retrofits, steep penalties for non-compliance; will spur 17,000 ‘green jobs’ NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced new mandates that will force building owners to make sharp reductions…

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Borough President Diaz & Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce Funding for Pregones Theater

Bronx leaders highlight $500K in joint funding to expand historic Latino cultural institution Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito visited Pregones Theater in the South Bronx today to tour the theater’s existing facility and discuss the forthcoming expansion of the historic cultural institution. Pregones Theater is one of…

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Registration is Open for the 2017 Tour de Bronx

Online registration is open for the 23rd annual Tour de Bronx! The Tour de Bronx, which is recognized as the largest free cycling event in New York State, will take place on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Avid and casual riders from all over the Atlantic region and beyond choose from two routes and descend upon…

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Governor Cuomo and Senators Schumer, Gillibrand and Congressman Serrano Announce Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funding For New Regional Food Hub in the Bronx

Food Hub Will Increase Access of Fresh, Local Food, Support New York’s Farmers and Create 95 New Jobs, 150 Construction Jobs Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand and U.S. Representative José E. Serrano today announced $2,484,746 in federal funding has been awarded for the New York…

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Ways Bronxites Can Help People Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund After receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries from citizens and companies who want to help, Mayor Sylvester Turner has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax-deductible flood relief donations for victims affected by the recent floods. The fund will be housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, a…

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