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It took long enough, but it now appears as though the gigantic armory in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx will finally be redeveloped into a huge ice sports center. That means jobs, a more-vibrant community and, let's not forget, jobs. The armory
One of the state Senate's top leaders has been caught trying to funnel taxpayer dollars to a politically connected Bronx nonprofit despite a Cuomo administration ban on new pork-barrel spending. Gov. Cuomo announced a crackdown on new pork when he
Senator Ruben Diaz addresses the anti-gay marriage crowd in D.C. (Photo: Diaz's office) As the fiery reverend thundered against same-sex marriage in the nation's capital, his son, joining a wave of politicians who have recently reversed their
An assault-weapons ban was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, the fourth gun-related measure approved by the panel since the slaughter at Newtown, Conn. It follows Albany's quick passage of a law toughening reporting requirements
Stories It's a new day for the "New Bronx," Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. declared in his fourth State of the Borough address. During his speech at James Monroe High School Tuesday morning, Diaz barely mentioned the most-talked about building in
Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said that he wants to introduce a new gun crime registry in his boroughone that will have similar requirements as sex offender registries across the United States. Those who engage in gun violence cannot escape the
Violent crimes in the Bronx are decreasing, according to newly-released data, and some Bronxites are hoping the news leads to an overall change for the better in the borough...Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said the Bronx is safer than it was
Alvarez, Enid/New York Daily News/Alvarez, Enid/New York Daily News Back in 2009, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. walked with John Bonizio, founder of Westchester Square BID, on a tour of the Square to discuss plans of the area's business community.
Stories Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced Tuesday that he'll seek re-election instead of running for public advocate next year. There's so much we have started here, I wanted to see it through, Diaz wrote in an e-mail to supporters.
Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Dave Greco, owner of With good weather on the way after Hurricane Sandy forced many eateries to temporarily close their doors and a Nor'easter kept everyone inside, Bronx restaurants are looking to rebound in a