FreshDirect Breaks Ground on New South Bronx Facility

FreshDirect officially broke ground on their new South Bronx facility on Monday, December 22, 2014. Pictured at the groundbreaking are (l to r) Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Freshdirect founder and CEO Jason Ackerman, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz and Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation President…

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Borough President Diaz Hosted Annual Chanukah Celebration

On Thursday, December 18, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting Ceremony in the rotunda of The Bronx County Building. Here, Borough President Diaz is joined by (l to r) Rabbi Israel Greenberg of the Bronx Jewish Community Council, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene, City Council Member…

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BP Diaz Calls on PBA President to Apologize

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today sent a letter to Patrick J. Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, asking that he apologize for his union’s distribution of a petition urging police officers to preemptively disinvite both Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to their funerals if they are killed…

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Statements from Borough Presidents Adams, Brewer, Diaz, Katz and Oddo on their FCRC Vote to Expand Public WiFi Access in New York City

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.: “Throughout this process my office, my colleagues in the other boroughs and Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns about the proposed ‘LinkNYC’ WiFi program. We are grateful to this administration, especially the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, for listening to our concerns and working with our offices to…

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