Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and Over 100 Elected Officials from Across The Nation Urge Congress to Allow Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico

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THE BRONX, NY — August 12, 2015 — Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. has issued a letter, in conjunction with over 100 elected officials from across the nation, demanding immediate action from Congress to enact legislation that will allow the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to enter bankruptcy. The letter can be read here: http://on.nyc.gov/1Wh8Vdz. “The interests of the Puerto Rican …

eHeziBronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and Over 100 Elected Officials from Across The Nation Urge Congress to Allow Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico

Saint Barnabas High School Has the Welcome Mat Out for New Students

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THE BRONX, NY and YONKERS, NY — August 8, 2015 — Saint Barnabas High School  is open for September 2015 enrollment throughout the month of August. Sr. Joan Faraone RJM, Principal and alumnae said, “Saint Barnabas High School offers a great college preparatory education for young women with something for every student’s learning level including AP classes, an array of …

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Statement from Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. Regarding the Legionnaires Outbreak and the CDC Involvement

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THE BRONX, NY — August 7, 2015 — “I want to thank Governor Andrew Cuomo and Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker for their quick response as we deal with the Legionnaires’ outbreak affecting The Bronx, and for bringing the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to my borough to study this public health crisis. “We need all hands on …

eHeziStatement from Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. Regarding the Legionnaires Outbreak and the CDC Involvement

Governor Cuomo Announces State Health Department Sending Teams to The Bronx to Test for Legionella Bacteria

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Announcement Follows Briefing in Governor’s New York City Office with Officials from CDC and Local Health Departments across NYS At Governor’s Request, CDC Personnel Deployed to New York to Aid State and Local Officials in Sample Collection and Testing State Health Commissioner to Review Existing Regulations for Possible Improvements that would Prevent Similar Outbreaks in Future THE BRONX, NY — …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces State Health Department Sending Teams to The Bronx to Test for Legionella Bacteria

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Legionella Testing for Eligible Buildings Across New York State

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Governor Deploys State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to the Bronx to Examine Sites with High Levels of Legionella Bacteria Wadsworth Center Laboratory to Provide Legionella Testing at No Cost to Building Owners, Operators and Managers Free Hotlines Established to Facilitate Sample Collection and Testing: 888-769-7243 or 518-485-1159 THE BRONX, NY — August 6, 2015 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces Free Legionella Testing for Eligible Buildings Across New York State

Statement from Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. with Regard to Citi Bike Expansion in New Jersey Before The Bronx and Other Sections of New York City

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“It is deplorable that Citi Bike is expanding to New Jersey before the rest of the city. My borough deserves better, as do the parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island that are not currently served by our city’s official bike share program,” said Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. “Citi Bike is operated by NYC Bike Share. That ‘NYC’ …

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Statement from Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Regarding Support from Mayor de Blasio Over Legionnaires’ Disease

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THE BRONX, NY — August 4, 2015 — “It is encouraging that Mayor de Blasio has joined my call for new legislation in response to this current outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease. “As the scope and depth of the outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in the South Bronx came into focus last week, I proposed new legislation that would allow the city to …

eHeziStatement from Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Regarding Support from Mayor de Blasio Over Legionnaires’ Disease

Yonkers Republican Mayoral Candidate William “Bill Knuckel and Democratic Mayoral Candidate Dr. Fred Hernadez and Hyperlocal and International News on Westchester On the Level With Narog and Aris – Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 10am ET

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YONKERS, NY — August 3, 2015 — William “Bill” Nuckel opens the Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris broadcast day this Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 10am speaking to the issue reported upon by The New York Post in the August 3, 2015th print edition exposing a $350 illegal donation which is forbidden a 501(3) not-fo-profit organization to …

eHeziYonkers Republican Mayoral Candidate William “Bill Knuckel and Democratic Mayoral Candidate Dr. Fred Hernadez and Hyperlocal and International News on Westchester On the Level With Narog and Aris – Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 10am ET

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and Brooklyn City Councilmember David Greenfield Co-host a Citywide Latino/Jewish Networking Event

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THE BRONX, NY and BROOKLYN, NY — August 1, 2015 — On Monday, July 27, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and Brooklyn City Councilmember David Greenfield co-hosted a citywide Latino/Jewish networking event in Manhattan. The event, which brought together over 150 leaders from across the city, was designed to create dialogue between government and other professionals from both communities …

eHeziBronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and Brooklyn City Councilmember David Greenfield Co-host a Citywide Latino/Jewish Networking Event

Statement by Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. Regarding an Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease

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THE BRONX, NY — august 1, 2015 — Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. made the following statement by email Friday, July 31, 2015: “During the course of our actions fighting the Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak in The Bronx, it has been revealed that there is no inspection mechanism for coolant systems, rooftop water tanks and other standing water infrastructure that could …

eHeziStatement by Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. Regarding an Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease