Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Announces the Approval of New Banking Development Districts in The Bronx and Brooklyn to Expand Access to Financial Services to Underserved New York Communities

New Banking Development Districts Will Be Established in Community District 4 in the Bronx, and Parts of Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights in Brooklyn Under the BDD Program, Spring Bank and Ridgewood Savings Bank Will Receive Financial Incentives to Establish, Expand and Preserve Access to Banking Products and Services to Benefit Thousands of Consumers and…

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Construction Begins on New Bronx Children’s Museum

(Bronx, NY – July 12, 2017) The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) today joined Hope Harley, President of the Bronx Children’s Museum Board of Directors, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and local elected officials to break ground on a new Bronx Children’s Museum. The project, in Mill Pond Park…

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BP Diaz Hosts Free #Not62 Yoga Night

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a free “Yoga Night” at Veterans’ Memorial Hall in the Bronx County Building. Dozens of individuals participated in the event, part of the borough president’s ongoing “#Not62” Campaign for a Healthier Bronx. “I am encouraged by the…

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BPs Diaz & Adams call for Greater Equity for Gifted Students

In new report, borough president’s call for greater access to gifted and talented education, test prep programs, specialized high schools and more Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released a new report, titled “Fixing the Pipeline: Solutions to Disparities in Gifted Education in New York City,” outlining multiple…

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