Diaz Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Borough President Diaz (2nd from r) presented proclamations to honorees (l-r) Teresa Santiago, Nelson Denis, Darlene Rodriguez and Wilson Montalvo, accepting for recipient Hector Figueroa.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. toasted a few local leaders at his annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month celebration on Thursday, November 17 at Don Coqui in City Island.

This year’s exemplary honorees included Darlene Rodriguez, NBC 4’s ‘Today in New York’ co-anchor; Hector Figueroa, 32BJ SEIU president; former assemblyman, writer and film director Nelson Denis and Teresa Santiago, Comite Noviembre chairwoman.

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