BX borough president gives glimpse into the future during State of Borough Address

? Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. laid out a plan Thursday to make the Bronx better during his first State of the Borough Address following his re-election.

Carrion talked about the progress he?s made as borough president and also what he plans to do to make more improvements. Key items on the agenda included creating a sports commission to keep Bronx children active and out of trouble, creating a permanent children?s museum, using elderly residents? buying power to broker a deal with insurance agencies and reducing unemployment through private enterprise. Carrion talked about the jobs being created at the New Fulton Fish Market and the new Yankee Stadium.

The borough president also pointed out how he helped create 15,000 new affordable housing units for Bronx residents during his tenure.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."