What You Should Know

Bronx Voice cover, April 12-18, 2019.

WYSK: Rev Ruben Diaz Will Announce His Decision About His Political Future

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW — Rev Ruben Diaz Will Announce His Decision About His Political Future By Councilman, Rubén Díaz Sr.   You should know that I will be making an official announcement about my political future during the New […]

WYSK: The Negligence of the School Construction Authority

WYSK: The Negligence of the School Construction Authority

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rubén Díaz, Sr. The Negligence of the School Construction Authority You should know that there is nothing more important for our future than our children. You hear politicians, families, and every day people talk […]

Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. Considers a Run For Congress

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman, Rubén Díaz Sr. Considering a Run For Congress You should know that earlier this week, U.S. Congressman Jose Serrano announced that due to medical reasons he will not seek reelection. Those of us who know […]

Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: BRONX COALITION OF MINISTERS AND TAXI DRIVERS WAS EFFECTIVE FOR YDANIS RODRIGUEZ

THE NEW POLITICAL COALITION OF MINISTERS AND TAXI DRIVERS OF THE BRONX WAS EFFECTIVE WITH YDANIS RODRIGUEZ You should know, that in the nonpartisan special election for Public Advocate, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez defeated Melissa Mark-Viverito in Bronx County and stepped […]

by · February 27, 2019 · Opinion, What You Should Know
WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

You should know it was very interesting to sit down during the Amazon hearing at City Council. I listened closely as Council Members questioned the leaders of Amazon in City Council Chambers yesterday. As you know, Amazon entered into negotiations […]

Source: US Customs & Border Patrol (cbp.gov)

WYSK: To Build Or Not To Build the Wall and Still Save Face

You should know that the matter of “Building the Wall” on the Southern Mexican Border has reached a political impasse between the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald J. Trump. These […]

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WYSK: Three Magi to Visit The Bronx, January 5

THE MAGI (THREE KINGS) TO VISIT BRONX COUNTY You should know that Melchior, Gaspar and Baltazar the Three Kings, will travel to the County of the Bronx loaded with free toys for children ages 1-9. The Three distinguished Magi will […]

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WYSK: Is the Caravan the Democratic Party’s Achilles Heel?

The Caravan has become the Democratic Party’s Achilles Heel You should know that according to the Greek mythology, Achilles was a powerful and immortal semi-god. The story says his mother, in order to make her son immortal, immersed him in […]

WYSK: Is it only Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss?

WYSK: Is it only Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss?

By Councilman Rubén Díaz, Sr. Is it Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss? You should know that on Tuesday, June 26th, when Congressman Joe Crowley lost the Democratic Primary, the biggest losers were the State and the City of New York. It […]

Catholic Charities Ends Foster Adoptions Program

Catholic Charities Ends Foster Adoptions Program

Catholic Charities ends its foster adoptions program after 95 years of excellent and professional services.

by · August 27, 2018 · Opinion, What You Should Know
WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOWBy Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr. GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE You should know that the Funeral and Celebration of Life Service for Gerri Lamb will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1:00 […]

by · August 15, 2018 · Obituary, What You Should Know
WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

What You Should Know By CM Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. You should know that tomorrow, Monday, July 30th at 12 noon, I am supposed to appear in front of the New York City Council Ethics Committee. The Ethics committee is […]

WYSK: Why I Write “What You Should Know”

WYSK: Why I Write “What You Should Know”

By Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. You should know that The New York City Council’s Ethics Committee has opened an investigation into the writing and distribution of my weekly column, which I titled “What You Should Know” (WYSK). It is important […]

by · July 25, 2018 · News, What You Should Know
New York City, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo marches in the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade in New York City. (Courtesy: Office of the NYS Governor-Flickr)

WYSK: The Christian Community Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community

What You Should Know By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz Christians Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community You should know that Governor Cuomo is facing a democratic primary from a member of the LGBTQ community by the name […]

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Twitter)

WYSK: FBI Allegedly Investigates San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz — UPDATED

News reports say San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, and her administration are under investigation by the FBI for corruption.

by · July 6, 2018 · News, What You Should Know