Health Outcomes in The Bronx Improving

The Bronx has improved since last year in a number of health categories in spite of ranking last in New York State in terms of health outcomes and health factors March 26, 2015 – In a report issued this week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranked the…

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Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation Announce Nearly $500,000 in Small Business Loans Now Available to Bronx Businesses & Entrepeneurs

New BOEDC Lending Program Will Grow Small Business, Create Local Jobs & Strengthen Bronx Economy BRONX, NY – Bronx-based small businesses and local entrepreneurs will receive a boost of nearly a half million dollars, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) President Marlene Cintron…

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Borough President Diaz Honors Women of Distinction at Annual Celebration

On Thursday, March 19, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. honored leading women of distinction at the annual Women’s History Celebration held at the Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Courses. Pictured are: Sukanya Krishnan, Sonia Manzano, Marissa Shorenstein, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Verona Greenland and Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene.s On Thursday, March…

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Pre-K for All: 22,000 Families Apply for Pre-K in First Day

With seats for every child, 70,000 expected to apply for free, full-day, high-quality pre-K Application process open through April 24 at nyc.gov/prek, by calling 311, or at a Family Welcome Center Text ‘PREK’ to 877877 to find nearby pre-k programs NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the second phase in the expansion of Pre-K…

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BP Diaz Celebrates Irish Heritage & Culture in Woodlawn

On Thursday, March 11th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., hosted his annual Irish Heritage Celebration at the Rambling House. This year’s honorees included Patricia Lynch, Government/Media Strategist; Joseph McDermott, Executive Director of the Consortium for Workers Education; and Aedin Moloney, Artistic Director of The Fallen Angel Theatre Company. Pictured are: Council Member Andrew Cohen; event…

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Borough President Diaz to Discuss Recent Trip to Israel

On Thursday, March 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a discussion and question and answer session on his recent visit to Israel. The event will take place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5626 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY, at 6:30 p.m. It is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York City…

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