City Officials, Local Leaders, and Community Stakeholders Celebrate Demolition of Former Spofford Youth Detention Center

Redevelopment of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center will deliver 740 units of 100% affordable housing, industrial and food manufacturing space, open space and will create nearly 300 quality jobs South Bronx, NY – Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen , New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James…

TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Intro 1056/Water Tank Inspections

I am here today to testify in support of legislation introduced at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s behest, Intro 1056, by Council Members Constantinides, Levine, Torres, Diaz, Ampry-Samuel and Ayala. This important legislation will require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic surprise inspections of water tanks, publicly post…