MTA Identifies Firms Qualified to Bid to Design and Build Metro-North Penn Station Access Project

Multi-Agency Team of Experts Evaluated Contenders Based on Strict Criteria Bidders Will be Invited to Demonstrate Ability to Deliver Project in Record Timeframe and Mitigate Construction Impacts on Commuters and Local Communities The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the list of construction firms deemed qualified to submit proposals to design and build the MTA’s…

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BP DIAZ ANNOUNCES THE #BRONXCOUNTS CHALLENGE, A YOUTH COMPETITION TO PROMOTE THE 2020 CENSUS

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office will host the #BronxCounts Challenge, an on-line, borough-wide creative arts competition calling on Bronx middle or high school students to submit an original song, rap, spoken word, dance performance or artwork which educates and encourages their neighbors to participate in the upcoming 2020 Census count.…

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JOINT STATEMENT FROM ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARCOS CRESPO, ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARITZA DAVILA AND BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELEASE OF DISASTER AID FUNDING TO PUERTO RICO

“This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to the island to…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHESS IN THE SCHOOLS TOURNAMENT

On December 17, 2019, 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 300 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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