BP Diaz Issues Recommendations on ZQA/MIH

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued his expanded recommendations opposing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed changes to the zoning law, known as “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” (ZQA) and “Mandatory Inclusionary Housing” (MIH). “Something as profound as the future of development in our city cannot be rushed,” said Borough President Diaz. “When so…

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Bronx Unemployment Falls Again

Unemployment Down to 6.5%; More Bronxites Employed Today Than Ever Before; Over 100K More Bronx Residents Working Since May 2009 The Bronx continues to show progress in the areas of job creation and economic development, according to new statistics from the New York State Department of Labor. The unemployment rate in The Bronx fell to 6.5…

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2015 Bronx Thanksgiving Community Meals

Thursday, November 26, 2015 Friendly Baptist Church  962 Ogden Avenue Bronx, NY 10452 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Christ Church  United Church of Christ 860 Forest Avenue Bronx, NY 10456 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Harvest Hands, Westchester Square BID & The Owen Dolen Recreation Center  Host a Dinner Celebration Owen Dolen Recreation Center 2551 Westchester Avenue Bronx, NY…

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Mayor de Blasio, NYCEDC, Congress Member Serrano, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Arroyo and Borough President Diaz Jr. Announce Opening of Randall’s Island Connector

Connector Will Provide Critical Transportation Link for Pedestrians and Bicyclists Between the South Bronx and Randall’s Island, Providing Access to 330 Acres of Open Space NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Congress Member José E. Serrano, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo and Borough President…

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New York City Employees’ Retirement System Urges Hedge Fund and Opportunistic Fixed Income Managers to Help Ease Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

(Brooklyn, NY)  In a letter sent to hedge fund and opportunistic fixed income managers, Trustees of the New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS) called on its hedge fund managers and opportunistic fixed income managers who invest in distressed debt and might therefore, at present or in the future, hold Puerto Rican municipal obligations, to…

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