Post Tagged with: "Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr"

Opinion: Bronx Kids Need Access to Quality Charters and G&T Programs

Opinion: Bronx Kids Need Access to Quality Charters and G&T Programs

By Leah Binyamin   Whenever I talk to my friends and neighbors about all the change that’s come to the Bronx, I notice a few common refrains. Everyone I know in my home borough is thrilled to see major revitalization […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Education, Op Ed
(Pictured) Public Advocate Letitia James, REBNY President John Banks, Mayor Bill de Blasio and developer Hal Fetner of Fetner Properties.

Political Buzz: REBNY Gala, Blake and the IDC

  Republican Bizman John Cerini to Announce 13th Council Bid Tomorrow Local small business owner, John Cerini, will announce his candidacy for New York City Council during the Bronx GOP’s field office grand opening/open house this Saturday, January 28 at […]

HAPPENING NOW: BP DIAZ, BANK LEUMI & UJA-NY HOST CHECK PRESENTATION

HAPPENING NOW: BP DIAZ, BANK LEUMI & UJA-NY HOST CHECK PRESENTATION

This afternoon, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will recognize a $50,000 grant made by Bank Leumi USA to Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, a UJA-Federation of New York partner, for its Workforce Development Program, which enables young people who are […]

by · January 17, 2017 · News, Workforce Development
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with hip-hop superstar Fat Joe to announce the delivery of new computers to the students at P.S. 146 , in time for the holiday season. The donation was made in memory Fat Joe’s sister, Lisa Cartegena.

BP DIAZ & HIP-HOP LEGEND FAT JOE DELIVER NEW COMPUTERS TO P.S. 146

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with hip-hop superstar and Bronx native Fat Joe to announce the donation of new computers to the students at P.S. 146 — Edward Collins Elementary School, Fat Joe’s alma mater, in time […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Education News, News
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Electoral College Convenes Noon Monday in Albany

The Electoral College for the State of New York will convene in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol in Albany (NY) on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm. All 538 Electors from all 50 States and the District […]

by · December 18, 2016 · News, Politics
BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration   “Recognizing the Hindu Community” Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the 2nd Annual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights and recognizing the growing Hindu community at the Vishnu Mandir Temple […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Community Affairs, Cultures, Holidays
BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST & HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, 10/31

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST & HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, 10/31

Tomorrow, October 31, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host youth of all ages as they enjoy an evening of fun, music, candy and haunted festivities at his annual Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular! All of the young ghouls and […]

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BP DIAZ HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL

BP DIAZ HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL RECOGNIZING THE GROWING HINDU COMMUNITY   On Thursday, October 27, 2016 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the 2ndAnnual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Vishnu […]

OPINION: Bronx Parent Says Mayor de Blasio Is Wrong On Schools

OPINION: Bronx Parent Says Mayor de Blasio Is Wrong On Schools

By Sharita Moore-Willis  Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio went in front of the Association for a Better New York and told the crowd that he doesn’t “accept the notion of the good school and the bad school” in New York […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Education, Op Ed
Photo: The Bronx Chronicle

22nd Tour de Bronx Kicks Off Tomorrow, 10/23

Tomorrow, Sunday, October 23, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., together with The Bronx Tourism Council, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, Clear Channel Outdoors, Montefiore Health System, Bronx Lebanon Hospital and St. Barnabas Health Systems, will host New York State’s largest […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr. Presents: Halloween Spooktacular

Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr. Presents: Halloween Spooktacular

Bronx Borough President was joined at Times Square by Bronx officials as well Tour de Bronx sponsors to tout the event’s new billboard that will be on full display at the “The Crossroads of the World.” 
Pictured:  (from left to right): Coca Cola Refreshments Vice President Donna Cirolia, Office of Community Relations & Mosholu Preservation Corporation Senior Director Melissa Cebollero, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., The Bronx Tourism Council Executive Director, President of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation Marlene Cintron, Lehman College Director of Government Relations & Community Development Institutional Advancement Nestor Montilla Sr.; and Bike Rent NYC Executive Manager Mark Derho.

“Tour de Bronx 2016” Takes Over Times Square

​Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & Clear Channel Outdoor Bring “Tour de Bronx 2016” to Times Square   Monday morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., came to Times Square to urge cyclists and tourists from all across the globe […]

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

Elected Officials, Women’s Advocates Rally Against Trump On Monday, October 17, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of Trump Tower, 725 5th Avenue in Manhattan, to protest GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s treatment of women.  The rally was […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins student volunteers from the newly-launched Bronx Youth Corps to beautify Railroad Park in Melrose on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Photo credit: Office of the Bronx Borough President.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ LAUNCHES BRONX YOUTH CORPS SERVICE PROGRAM

On Thursday, October 13, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the Bronx Youth Corps first-ever “Day of Service,” joining dozens of borough students to unveil a new mural and beautify Railroad Park in Melrose. “You are never too young […]

by · October 14, 2016 · News, Youth and Children
Children’s Aid Society to Lead Bronx Anti-Poverty Initiative

Children’s Aid Society to Lead Bronx Anti-Poverty Initiative

CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY TO LEAD BRONX ANTI-POVERTY INITIATIVE Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that The Children’s Aid Society had been designated as the not-for-profit organization to coordinate the newly created poverty reduction initiative in The Bronx, as […]