Statement by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Re: Bill Aguado Stepping Down as Executive Director of the Bronx Council on the Arts

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released the following statement regarding the announcement that Bill Aguado would step down as executive director of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Aguado served with the organization for 30 years, and as its executive director since 1981. “The arts community of The Bronx has seen tremendous growth over the…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Sent a Letter to President Obama in Support of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sent a letter to the President of the United States Barack Obama to express his support for the possible nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Diaz Jr said, “As your presidency has so clearly established, the nation is ready to embrace a more diverse view…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Kicked Off His Cultural Events with The Annual Israeli Independence Day Festival

Caption: From left, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Councilmember Oliver Koppell, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Rabbi Avi Weiss, Mark Green and Jon Weiss. Bronx, NY – Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale hosted the Sixth Annual Bronx Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha-Atzmaut) Festival, which this year’s theme was “Am…

Mayor De Blasio and Cardinal Dolan Join Highbridge Community Development Corporation to Break Ground on New Affordable Housing for Seniors

Photographer/Mayoral Photography Office Artsbridge will be 100 percent affordable, provide homes for 61 low-income seniors and new community space for Highbridge Voices De Blasio administration projects reaching 16,000 affordable units by December 31 toward Housing New York plan NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Timothy Cardinal Dolan today joined officials, clergy and community partners in…

Borough President Diaz Names Monica Major as New Education Director

 Borough President Diaz Names Monica Major as New Education Director Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth…

Borough President Diaz in Israel

 Borough President Diaz in Israel Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth About Borough President Diaz Deputy…

Borough President Diaz Urges Bronx Residents to Apply to Their Local Community Board

 Borough President Diaz Urges Bronx Residents to Apply to Their Local Community Board Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation…

Borough President Diaz Visited Allan Houston’s5 Borough Basketball Tour Benefit

 Borough President Diaz Visited Allan Houston’s5 Borough Basketball Tour Benefit Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth About Borough President…