Edwin Mejia Jr. to Join BronxNet Board of Directors

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has endorsed Edwin Mejia Jr. for appointment as a member of the Board of Directors of BronxNet, the borough’s public television station. “Edwin Mejia Jr. has a wealth of knowledge about in-house television productions, co-productions and managing worldwide theatrical distribution. Mr. Mejia produces content that uplifts, and showcases meaningful…

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Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Investigation into the death of Deborah Danner

“Following Tuesday’s NYPD shooting and the tragic death of Deborah Danner, I called on New York State Attorney General to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident, in the interests of fairness and impartiality. “Attorney General Schneiderman’s review of the statute finds that his office does not have jurisdiction over the incident. Attorney General Schneiderman’s commitment…

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BP Diaz Calls for Investigation into Fatal Police Shooting

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued the following statement in reaction to tonight’s fatal NYPD shooting of a 66-year-old, mentally disturbed woman in The Bronx: “Tonight’s shooting of a mentally disturbed, 66-year-old woman in the 43rd Precinct is an outrage, especially given the New York Police Department’s knowledge of this woman’s history and the…

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BP Diaz Hosts Italian Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, October 6, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. Pictured are: Honorees Bronx County Public Administrator Frank C. Randazzo, Esq. and Owner of Sanitation Salvage Corp. Steven…

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Goveror Cuomo Announces Transformational Plan to Reimagine New York’s Bridges and Tunnels for 21st Century

To Reduce Congestion, MTA’s 7 Bridges and 2 Tunnels in Metropolitan Region to Adopt Automatic, or “Open Road” Tolling to Increase Traffic Flow for Millions of Travelers – Eliminating MTA Toll Booths To Combat Emerging Security Threats, Surge in Security Personnel to Take Effect at All Crossings, Plus Installation of State-of-the-Art Cameras and Sensors to…

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Children’s Aid Society to Lead Bronx Anti-Poverty Initiative

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that The Children’s Aid Society had been designated as the not-for-profit organization to coordinate the newly created poverty reduction initiative in The Bronx, as part of the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative. “The Children’s Aid Society has a great track record in The Bronx and across New…

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