The New York Department of Sanitation is reminding residents that the Bronx fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event will be held Saturday, October 5 at the Orchard Beach Parking Lot.
DSNY brings the Trucks of Art, an art exhibit using collection trucks as canvas, to the Bronx! Artists from across the city beautified five trucks to encourage sustainability and honor the men and women who make up New York's Strongest.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez will serve as Commissioner of the Department for the Aging. As Commissioner, Cortés-Vázquez will work to advance DFTA’s mission to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of older adults.
Public Artists in Residence will focus on community engagement and social justice issues while working in four City agencies: the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. the Department for the Aging, the Department of Records and Information Services, and the Mayor's Office of Sustainability.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, Department for the Aging (DFTA) acting Commissioner Caryn Resnick, and Senior Advisor to the Mayor and head of the Office of ThriveNYC Susan Herman announced today a $1.7 million expansion of mental health through the ThriveNYC DFTA Geriatric Mental Health Initiative.