Articles by: Robert Press

The honorees with BP Diaz, co-host Valentin, and Councilman Andy King.

Bronx Week Parade 2018

Bronx Week Parade 2018 By Robert Press Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and his co-host for the Bronx Week Parade Bronxnet television personality Ms. Rhina Valentin arrived before the parade began, so they warmed up the people arriving as […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Local News, News
Ms.  Arline Jacobs-Parks opens the rally

BP Diaz, Congressman Serrano, and Diego Beekman Tenants Rally Against Proposed Jail site at Current NYPD Tow Pound

BP Diaz, Congressman Serrano, and Diego Beekman Tenants Rally Against Proposed Jail site at Current NYPD Tow Pound By Robert Press Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said “Make no mistake: Rikers Island is a stain on the soul of […]

by · May 5, 2018 · News
(L-R) Ben Franklin Vice Chair Bruce Feld, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Senator Jeff Klein, Female District Leader Randi Martos, Councilman Andrew Cohen, and Male District Leader Eric Dinowitz.

Ben Franklin Democratic Club Endorses State Senator Jeff Klein

Ben Franklin Democratic Club Endorses State Senator Jeff Klein By Robert Press In a much more civil endorsement meeting at the Ben Franklin Democratic Club of Riverdale than his last primary challenge incumbent Democratic State Senator Jeff Klein received the […]

by · May 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
The National Anthem sung by Evelyn Pichardo

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet 2018

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet 2018 By Robert Press Over 500 people were in attendance for the 2018 for the NY Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet. There were five Honorees and many more elected officials in attendance. The […]

by · April 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election By Robert Press In what has begun as a very cold April Friday the warmth came to Boricua College not only outside, but inside also as elected officials came to […]

by · April 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
Congressman Adriano Espaillat stated he plans to hold similar public safety forums is the surrounding communities.--Photo by David Greene

Congressman Espaillat Hosts Safety Forum at 52nd Precinct

Congressman Espaillat Hosts Safety Forum at 52nd Precinct by Robert Press The room at Our Lady of Angels had community residents, Bronx Police Precinct Commanders, and the NCO officers from the local precincts. Congressman Adriano Espaillat and NYPD Commissioner James […]

by · April 13, 2018 · News
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Irish Heritage Celebration

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Irish Heritage Celebration

By Robert Press    The Bronx Chamber of Commerce celebrated another one of the Chambers traditions by Hosting its Annual Irish Heritage Luncheon at the Famous Rambling House in Woodlawn Thursday afternoon.     The six Honorees were Chief Terence […]

by · March 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
IDC Mold Survey in NYCHA Houses

IDC Mold Survey in NYCHA Houses

IDC Mold Survery in NYCHA Houses by Robert Press The Independent Democratic Conference Headed by State Senator Jeff Klein who along with State Senator Marisol Alcantara unveiled a Report and Survey on Mold Senator Klein said that first it was […]

by · March 12, 2018 · News
The Bartoe Dancers pre event.

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration by Robert Press It was dancing and fun in Co-op City as NY1 news anchor Cheryl Wills was the Mistress of Ceremonies for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s Annual Black History Month […]

by · February 13, 2018 · Cultures, Local News, News
New York Stands With Puerto Rico

New York Stands With Puerto Rico

New York Stands With Puerto Rico by Robert Press There were several We Stand With Puerto Rico events statewide today. Governor Andrew Cuomo chose to be with his friend Ruben Diaz Jr. in the South Bronx. Also on hand were […]

by · February 3, 2018 · News
Donald Trump: Presidential Address To Congress (State of The Union ...YouTube

Press Clips: State of the Union and other musings

Press Clips By Robert Press State of the Union Address If you are a Republican or a Bernie Sanders Democrat who voted for Donald Trump, you loved it. If you are a Democrat or number in the majority of people […]

by · February 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Opinion, Press Clips
New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers by Robert Press Bronx Community Board 7 hired a new district manager Ischia Bravo, and Community Board 8 is in the process of hiring a new district manager. Former CB 8 district manager Patrica Manning […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News
Speaker Corey Johnson Hold His First Press Conference After Being Elected -- Credit William Alatriste (Flickr)

Press Clips: Trump Names New US Attorney

PRESS CLIPS: Trump Names New US Attorney By Robert Press   New U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Former US Attorney for the Southern District Preet Bharara was fired in the early stages of the new Trump Presidential administration. The […]

Robert Press, columnist, 100 Percent Bronx

100 Percent Bronx – Looking Ahead to 2018

Surprises to look for in the upcoming election season:

A possible challenge to Rep. Jose Serrano.