Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: LG Tower Compromise

“The proposed LG Tower had the potential to stain a national treasure—the Palisades—which look virtually the same as they did when man first laid eyes on them. This compromise is a tremendous victory not only for The Bronx, but for New York, New Jersey and nature lovers everywhere. A smaller LG Tower, one shorter than…

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NYC Parks Partners with NYC Department of Design and Construction to Re-Open the High Bridge to the Public

Restoring the city’s oldest standing bridge after 45 years NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora and Congressman José E. Serrano celebrated the reopening of the High Bridge today. They were joined in celebration by Councilmembers Fernando Cabrera, Vanessa Gibson, Mark Levine, and Ydanis Rodriguez; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz…

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Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: New State Rules on Nail Salons

“For months, my office has been raising the issue of public health in local salons and other cosmetology businesses,” said Borough President Diaz. “I want to thank Governor Cuomo, the Assembly and the Senate for moving quickly on this major public health issue. Together, with the governor, appropriate agencies, public officials and responsible industry advocates…

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