Articles by: Robert Press

How Did It Go On Primary Day?

As I write this there are tens of thousand absentee ballots that have to be counted in the Bronx. As long as the envelope is postmarked June 23, 2020 the ballot must count. There were close to 70,000 Absentee ballots requested […]

by · June 27, 2020 · Politics

Primary Day 2020 Who Will Win?

Primary day 2020 will go down in election history as this was a totally new way of campaigning. The petition process was cut down, and the number of signatures required to get on the ballot was lowered. Little did anyone […]

by · June 22, 2020 · Politics
Prayers are said as more mourners arrive, including several officers from the NYPD in the background.

Second Anniversary of Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman Feliz’s Killing

It was a warm sunny afternoon as family and friends of Lesandro ‘Junior Guzman Feliz gathered by his grave site to remember him on the second anniversary of his killing, and the day after he was to have graduated from […]

by · June 21, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The three candidate (L - R) Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortes, candidate Badrun Khan, moderator Gary Axelbank, and candidate Michelle Caruo-Cabrera.

Parkchester Times live 14th congressional debate

The Final Debate in the 14th Congressional District By Robert Press What was seen by the Parkchester Times 14th Congressional Debate held Wednesday night was that yes a live candidates debate could be held during a Pandemic. After all Governor […]

by · June 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Ruben Diaz assists Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in placing this box of groceries on a cart as more boxes are brought to the tables in the background.

Castle Hill Houses Food and Mask Giveaway

Ruben Diaz/John Perez Food and Mask Giveaway at Castle Hill Houses Five-Hundred boxes of groceries from Fresh Direct were dropped off at the Castle Hill Houses to be given away to the residents. Councilman and candidate for the 15th Congressional […]

by · June 16, 2020 · Bulletin Board
After everything was given out Assemblywoman Joiner joins the workers from the Bronx Terminal Market, and other volunteers as they cheer their good work.

Assemblywoman Joiner and Bronx Terminal Market Give Out Food and Supplies to the Community

Friday morning people lined up behind the Bronx Terminal Market to pick up groceries, masks, hand sanitizer, and meals provided by Assemblywoman Latoya Joiner and the Bronx Terminal Market. There were boxes of groceries provided by Fresh Direct, and more […]

by · June 15, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Primary Update 2020

Primary 2020 is going to be very different this year due to the Coronavirus. Does one vote by mail, early, or on the traditional primary date? the answer is which ever way you vote, you must vote by or on […]

by · June 15, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The boxes of food are being handed out to the District 12 community.

500 Boxes of Groceries Given out by Councilman Andy King, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adam, and Others.

Tuesday morning one lane of Gun Hill Road in front of Councilman Andy King’s office was closed off so Fresh Direct could unload 500 boxes of groceries that were to be handed out to the community. An equal amount of […]

by · June 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Ruben Diaz and 32nd State Senate District candidate John Perez hand out face masks to the waiting crowd at Vidalia Park.

Friday, Team Diaz 2020 Distributes 500 Boxes of Assorted Foods in the West Farms Area

Friday Team Diaz 2020 distributed 500 boxes of assorted foods prepared by Fresh Direct outside Vidalia Park on East 180th Street in the West Farms area of the Bronx. Team Diaz 2020 is  Councilman and candidate for the 15th Congressional District […]

by · June 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Robert Press, Press Clips columnist

15th Congressional District Poll by Data for Progress

Poll By Data for Progress Shows Ruben Diaz Sr. in the Lead in the 15th Congressional District By Robert Press   In the Data for Progress poll only 323 people with Text to web, and Web Panel responses were used. Data […]

by · June 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
State Senators Alessandra Biaggi, Luis Sepulveda, Jamaal Bailey, and Congressman Eliot Engel.

State Senator Jamaal T. Bailey and Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Call for Police Reform

In front of Community Board 12 and only a few blocks away from where Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by police in 2012 was the announcement that the twelve bills on police reform below would be voted on and passed […]

by · June 5, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Manhattan Based African Journal Claims Bronx African Community Supports Upper Manhattan Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez for Congress

Manhattan Based African Journal Claims Bronx African Community Supports Upper Manhattan Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez for Congress

We asked the CO-PUBLISHER AND EDITOR – IN CHIEF OF THE AFRICAN JOURNAL Barnabé Bazona Bado about the African Community endorsement of Ydanis Rodriguez for Congress. How many candidates did you interview we asked?  We were told that Ydanis Rodriguez called the […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Speaker Heastie talking, as you can see the boarded up store behind him.

Bronx Elected Officials Call for Peaceful Protest After Night of Vandalism on Fordham Road

Led by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. standing at the corner of Fordham Road and the Grand Concourse many elected officials and candidates for office called for peaceful protests after several stores on Fordham Road were looted Monday night.  […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio arrives at Burnside Avenue with his Community Assistance Unit Director Marco Carrion

Mayor de Blasio Tours Damage on Burnside Avenue After Monday Night Looting

Tuesday afternoon Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Burnside Avenue to tour the looting that occurred the night before with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Council members Fernando Cabrera and Vanessa Gibson, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, and community leaders. […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of the volunteers, elected officials, and candidates.

Bharati Foundation Teams with INCA and AAOHA to Feed Hundreds of People in Soundview

Saturday Ms. Bharati Kemraj of the Bharati Foundation joined with Shabbir Gul of the INCA Relief USA, and Aleksander Nilaj of AAOHA to hand out all kinds of food, (including pet food) to hundreds of people who lined up for […]

by · May 31, 2020 · Bulletin Board