Governor Cuomo Announces Bronx Civic Center as $10 Million New York City Region Winner of Second-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative

State to Collaborate With New York City Regional Economic Development Council to Revitalize the Bronx Civic Center Downtown Neighborhood Part of Governor’s Comprehensive Approach to Transform Communities Into Vibrant Neighborhoods and Boost Local Economies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Bronx Civic Center neighborhood in the South Bronx will receive $10 million in funding and investments…

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BP Diaz to Host ‘Bronx Digital Education Summit’

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the Bronx Digital Education Summit on October 6, 2017, at Metropolitan College of New York’s Bronx Campus, 463 East 149th Street. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. The summit will focus on “Creating the 21st Century Classroom,” and will feature speakers from the worlds of technology,…

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BP Diaz Hosts Muslim School Holiday Event

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his office’s annual Muslim School Holiday event at P.S. 83 in Morris Park. The event is designed to bring fun and activities for all in celebration of the addition of Muslim holidays to the public school calendar. “Islam is one of the largest…

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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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