Diaz focuses on economy, jobs in State of the Borough address

Ruben Diaz, Jr. delivered his second annual State of the Borough address this morning.The Bronx borough president talked about key issues such as economic growth

THE BRONX - Ruben Diaz, Jr. delivered his second annual State of the Borough address this morning.

The Bronx borough president talked about key issues such as economic growth and the fate of the Kingsbridge Armory.

Last year, a proposal to construct a mall at the Armory was defeated. Diaz is expected to continue to fight for the proposal.

His office may also expand the 'Peace on our Streets' initiative which addresses crime in the borough.

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