The borough’s achievements and goals took center stage as Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered the 2019 ‘State of the Borough’ address from H.E.R.O. High School/The Samuel Gompers Campus. Bronx residents and others can experience it all with rebroadcasts of the entire speech, on BronxNet.


Delivered February 21st and broadcast live, the ‘State of the Borough’ is being rebroadcast on BronxNet Ch. 67-Optimum and on Ch. 33-Fios on Friday 2/22 at 11:00am, Saturday 2/23 at 1:00pm, Sunday 2/24 at 2:30pm, Monday 2/25 at 6:00pm, Tuesday 2/26 at 4:00pm, Wednesday 2/27 at 1:00pm, Thursday 2/28 at 4:30pm, Friday 3/1 at 1:30pm and 7:30pm, Saturday 3/2 at 8:30am and 7:30pm and Sunday 3/3 at 3:30pm. Viewers from all over the world can also share the experience at


“The ‘State of the Borough’ would not be the success it is each year without the hard work and effort of the entire team at BronxNet. I encourage all Bronxites and viewers across the world to enjoy this year’s broadcast and take in BronxNet’s continued coverage of this important event,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.


Bronxites who were unable to attend the live event, as well as attendees who want a recap, will hear Borough President Diaz’ comments on protecting children from the dangers of the streets through initiatives like “Camp Junior’ an upstate camp created by the borough president’s office, The Fresh Air Fund and the NYS Department of Parks, in memory of Lesandro ‘Junior’ Feliz-Guzman, the 15-year-old murdered by gang members in June. Borough President Diaz talks about cleaning up public housing and the future of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), success in developing new units of affordable housing and preserving existing housing, and Bronx ferry service and expanded metro north service. He shares his views on climate change, an open, democratic society and much more.


“Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivers a momentous address about the progress of our borough, the challenges we face and more. We are proud to share it with our Bronx audience and with the world on BronxNet,” said BronxNet Executive Director Michael Max Knobbe.


BronxNet is the independent not-for-profit organization serving the people of the Bronx through the provision of media production training, access to technology, and cable television channels. BronxNet programs six channels – 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38 on the Verizon FiOS system and six channels – 67, 68, 69, 70, 951 and 952 – on the Optimum system in the Bronx.