Borough President Diaz Kicks Off 5th Annual ‘Savor The Bronx’ Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. officially kicked off the 5th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at Patricia’s Restaurant on Morris Park Avenue. “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by offering special values…

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Bronx Unemployment Drops to 6.6%

Nearly 100K More Bronxites Working Today Than In May 2009 Bronx job statistics continued to improve this month, according to the latest numbers from the New York State Department of Labor. The unemployment rate in The Bronx fell to 6.6 percent in September 2015, down from 7.3 percent in August 2015 and 8.7 percent in…

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Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Chamber of Commerce Announce Free Job Training & Certifications for Victims of Domestic Violence

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Klein & Diaz launch second annual Bronx H.I.R.E. Survivor Program BRONX, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce today announced free job training and certifications for victims of domestic violence through the Bronx H.I.R.E. Survivor Program. The launch of the jobs program…

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