BP Diaz Allocates Over $5.6 Million to Bronx Education Projects

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office is providing more than $5.6 million in capital funds to 59 education projects all over the borough as part of his FY2017 capital funding allocations. Projects funded this year include; classroom upgrades, the creation of new media centers, library renovations, technology upgrades, playgrounds, auditorium renovations…

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Borough President Diaz, Mayor De Blasio, Speaker Heastie Announce State-of-the-Art Recreational Facility Coming to Edenwald

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer and local elected officials announced the selection of the YMCA of Greater New York to construct a state-of-the-art recreational facility in the Edenwald neighborhood of the Bronx. “For years people in this community have been calling…

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Borough President Diaz Attends National Night Out

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined the 43rd Precinct for its annual National Night Out Against Crime celebration on August 2, 2016. The event marks a day when police and community interact and build stronger relationships with each other at the Metropolitan Oval in the Parkchester area. Hundreds of community members, business owners and…

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BP Diaz Calls for SNAP/EBT Online Tech Advancements

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a letter to Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, urging his agency to adopt rules making it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) benefits online using Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT) cards. “As we work to change habits and…

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BP Diaz Allocates more than $3 Million in Housing Funds

FY 2017 Capital Funds will help create more than 800 new affordable units across The Bronx Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has allocated more than $3 million in capital funds for seven housing developments across The Bronx, creating more than 800 new affordable units in neighborhoods across The Bronx. “Keeping this borough affordable through…

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NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

RFP Seeks Food-Related Businesses for 27K SF Industrial Space at Hunts Point This Is The First Phase Of Mayor De Blasio’s Commitment Towards Investing $150 Million To Fortify And Modernize The Hunt Point Market New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing,…

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