Assemblymember Pichardo Announces Gun Buyback Program

Assemblymember Victor Pichardo (D-Bronx) held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the tragedy in Orlando, recent gun violence in Bronx communities and his gun buyback program. “The recent mass shooting and recent spates of violence in our community need more than our thoughts and prayers – they require action,” said Pichardo. “These kinds of incidents…

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BP Diaz Celebrates Ramadan

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and over 200 members of the Bronx Muslim community gathered together at Lehman College to celebrate Ramadan. The program included recognition of leading individuals of the Muslim faith in the Bronx Community followed by prayers and fast-breaking.

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Borough President Diaz Releases Annual Development Report

Highlights Over $9.4 Billion in Total Bronx Development Since 2009 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued his annual development report, highlighting the total development seen in The Bronx since he first took office in 2009 through the end of 2015. “Great things are happening here. We are seeing unprecedented levels of development in…

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