BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHESS CHALLENGE

On December 19, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall. More than 200 students from all over The Bronx participated in the tournament, which featured chess aficionados from grades 3-8 testing their skills…

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FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES NYCDOT PLANS TO EXPAND PUBLIC BIKE SHARE WITH NEW “DOCKLESS” TECHNOLOGY

FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES NYCDOT PLANS TO EXPAND PUBLIC BIKE SHARE WITH NEW “DOCKLESS” TECHNOLOGY City will review and select ideas to complement Citi Bike system by bringing bike sharing to more outer-borough neighborhoods, including in the Bronx and on Staten Island NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the NYC Department…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHANUKAH CELEBRATION

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Chanukah celebration at the Riverdale YM-YWHA. The event featured musical performances by the Kinneret Day & Riverdale Y Nursery Schools, as well as traditional Chanukah food and a menorah lighting ceremony. “Once again, I was proud to join my Jewish…

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‘ART IN THE PARKS: ACTIVE OPEN SPACE’ PROGRAM CREATES EIGHT NEW PUBLIC ARTWORKS IN SOUTH BRONX, EAST HARLEM AND CENTRAL BROOKLYN 

“ART IN THE PARKS: ACTIVE OPEN SPACE” PROGRAM CREATES EIGHT NEW PUBLIC ARTWORKS IN SOUTH BRONX, EAST HARLEM AND CENTRAL BROOKLYN   $100,000 investment encourages physical activity and healthy living in the Health Department’s Neighborhood Health Action Center areas December 12, 2017 – The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL BRONX CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

On Thursday, December 7, 2017,  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Christmas tree at The Bronx County Building. The ceremony took place featured the lighting of a Christmas tree, draped in hundreds of lights for the delight of the participants and the community-at-large. The event also included performances by The Celia Cruz…

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