Articles by: Sal Conforto

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Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment

What You Should Know By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment You should know that here in New York’s political world, a lot of weird things are happening. During […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Politics
Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

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by · April 15, 2017 · Jobs
International Family Day

International Family Day

by · August 2, 2016 · Bulletin Board
BP Diaz & BOEDC Announce A Spicy Bronx Connection to Puerto Rico With Bronx Hot Sauce

BP Diaz & BOEDC Announce A Spicy Bronx Connection to Puerto Rico With Bronx Hot Sauce

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation have announced that, through the efforts of BOEDC and Taste New York, a special connection has been made with Puerto Rico where the spicy flavor of serrano […]

by · July 23, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Tenants Sue Landlord in Supreme Court for Failure to Provide Essential Services

Bronx Tenants Sue Landlord in Supreme Court for Failure to Provide Essential Services

  July 20, 2016, BRONX, N.Y.—Tenants of 1307, 1311 and 1315 Merriam Avenue are today filing a lawsuit against their landlord, David Diamond, to demand that he be held accountable for his failure to provide gas and other essential services. […]

by · July 23, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Bronx foreclosures surge 47% in Q2

We’ve just finished compiling our Q2 2016 Foreclosure Report, covering first-time residential properties and wanted to share with you the results. You can find out more in our blog post, but here are some of the key findings: The Bronx […]

by · July 13, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Senator Schumer on Zika

SCHUMER: ZIKA HAS A BULLSEYE ON NEW YORK CITY WITH CONFIRMED CASES NOW IN THE HUNDREDS; DESPITE REAL HEALTH THREAT, SENATE ABOUT TO BREAK—THIS WEEK—FOR REST OF SUMMER WITHOUT TAKING ACTION; SCHUMER  PUSHES $1.9 BILLION EMERGENCY BILL TO HELP NYC […]

by · July 13, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Offers Free Document Shredding

Ridgewood Savings Bank Offers Free Document Shredding Throughout NY Area At Local Branches To Help Prevent Identity Theft   To help fight identity theft, Ridgewood Savings Bank will host nine document-shredding events at their local branches. It’s reported that 88% […]

by · June 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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We are all Orlando!

The Bronx Chronicle We are all Orlando! By: Dennis Conforto   The mass shooting in Orlando is yet another warning about the fact and the stark reality that Radical Islamic Terrorism is alive and well in the United States. We […]

by · June 13, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed
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COBA Radio: March 6th at 7pm. COBA President discusses reform on Rikers Island and the presidential election.

COBA Radio: Real Talk, Real Time Join us this Sunday, March 6th at 7pm on WBLS/WLIB with your host Norman Seabrook as we discuss reform on Rikers Island and the presidential election. Call in and let us know what you […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Bulletin Board
BP Diaz Issues Report on Platform Development Opportunities

BP Diaz Issues Report on Platform Development Opportunities

Report Finds Potential for Nearly Two Million Square Feet of Development at Concourse Yard   Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a preliminary report cataloging the potential of platform development at three borough railyard sites.   The report […]

by · February 4, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Parkchester Rally Feb 10/Sepulveda and Diaz

SEPÚLVEDA AND DIAZ TO HOLD RALLY FEB 10 WITH PARKCHESTER CONDO OWNERS IN FRONT OF MANAGEMENT OFFICE TO PROTEST ‘DRACONIAN’ INCREASES IN COMMON CHARGES  Will seek court injunction to block imposition of the new charges Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda and State Senator Rev. […]

by · February 4, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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BP Diaz Criticizes ‘Bag Fee’ Legislation

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a letter expressing his strong concerns about Intro 0209-2014, more commonly known as the “bag fee” legislation. While the legislation seeks to protect the environment, Borough President Diaz is concerned that it […]

by · January 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Loses One of its Own – In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr.

The Bronx Loses One of its Own – In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr.

The Bronx loses one of its own In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr. Thomas J. Hefter Sr. passed away December 10, 2015, with his children by his side. Son of Mary and Al born and raised in The Bronx […]

by · January 13, 2016 · Announcements, Bulletin Board, Obituary
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Statement from Borough President Diaz Re: President Obama’s Executive Order on Guns

  “Considering the divide that exists in Congress, it took great leadership and courage on the part of President Barack Obama to make this executive decision. I hope this is a first step in spurring Congress into action to work […]

by · January 6, 2016 · Bulletin Board