Articles by: Robert Press

Bronx CB 11 Chair Al D’Angelo Sends Alternate Site(s) to Mayor and DHS for Proposed Stillwell Avenue Adult Men’s Shelter

On March 11th there was a proposal to Community Board 11 for a second two-hundred adult men’s homeless shelter. This one is located at 1682 Stillwell Avenue to a height of six stories. The site is a closed former auto […]

by · January 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Buunni Coffee owner Sarina Prabasi (r) explains why she has to close due to the loss of business during the Pandemic, and 11th City Council candidate Mino Lori said 'Those in power need to act now to save other small businesses'.

Rally for Closing Riverdale Coffee Shop

Buunni Coffee located at 3702 Riverdale Avenue which has been open for over three years will be closing its doors at the end of January because it can not continue to operate at a loss as it has been since […]

by · January 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Royal Flush on a normal day.

2nd 200 Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter for CB 11

Second Two-Hundred Bed Single Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter Proposed For Community Board 11 By Robert Press  A proposed second 200 bed Single Adult Men’s homeless shelter has been proposed for 1682 Stillwell Avenue, on the site of a closed automotive […]

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayoral candidate Eric Adams goes over his platform for running for Mayor.

Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Pick Up Endorsement From African Muslim Leaders of the Bronx

Mayoral candidate Eric Adams came to the Bronx Wednesday to pick up the support of the Bronx African/Muslim leaders. Influential Sheikh Musa Drahmmeh one of the leaders in the Bronx African/Muslim community and creator of Peace December pledged his support […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board


The 11-story West Farms building will include 119 residential rental units and 6,500 square feet of commercial space NEW YORK (January 14, 2021)— Camber Property Group (CPG) and Westhab today announced the topping out of 913 East Tremont Avenue, a […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx State Senator Luis Sepulveda Turns Himself In After His Wife Accuses Him of Assault

This morning State Senator Luis Sepulveda turned himself in at the 48th Precinct facing charges that he assaulted his wife. It was reported that his wife Elizabeth called 911 Saturday shortly after the senator who is running for Bronx Borough […]

by · January 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with Councilman Gjonaj, The Three King, members of the Clergy who helped, Santa Claus, Executive Team members from the Bronx McDonald's, and some of the children who participated in the event.

Three Kings Event in 13th Council District

Balthasar, Melchior, and Gasper The three Kings came to say hello to Councilman Mark Gjonaj at his office on Williamsbridge Road  Wednesday, and to help Santa give out a sleigh full of toys to the boys and girls who stopped […]

by · January 8, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Robert Press, Press Clips columnist


New Supreme Court Judge Andrew Cohen announced his resignation from the 11th City Council seat on December 32, 2020, as did New Congressman Ritchie Torres from the 15th City Council seat. According to the City Charter, Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

by · January 5, 2021 · Bulletin Board
the delicious meals that were prepared by Karibbean Flavor by Chef K, and given to all to take home.

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‘SHARING IS CARING DAY’ from Councilman Andy King and the Bronx YEP

Christmas Eve was the 15th ‘Sharing is Caring Day’ for the Wakefield community and fifteen soldiers from the area. Councilman Andy King, his wife Neva, and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program members gave back to the community and thanked those […]

by · December 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Santa with His 'Elves in Blue', and some children who received toys from Santa.

49th Precinct Holiday Toy Giveaway

Santa came to Starbucks on Eastchester Road with a police escort, as he went inside to give away a sled full of toys with his ‘Elves for the Evening in Blue’ from the 49th Precinct. Deputy Inspector Natiw, his community […]

by · December 25, 2020 · Bulletin Board

The Letter by the Six Candidates

December 21, 2020 Six City Council Candidates Withdraw From The Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club’s City Council Endorsement Process Bronx, New York – Today, six of seven City Council candidates withdrew from the endorsement process of the Benjamin Franklin Reform […]

by · December 22, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Withdrawal of six candidates for Ben Franklin Club endorsement

Six of Seven candidates Withdraw From the Endorsement Process of The Ben Franklin Club for the 11th City Council District By Robert Press In a letter dated December 21, 2020 six of the seven 11th District City Council candidates have […]

by · December 22, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The group photo of Vision Center Employees, the owner Michael Diver, PPNA officers Edith Blitzer, Steve Glosser, Jacklyn Lutnick, and Lance Zavin.

Vision Center on Lydig Avenue and PPNA Team up to Hand out 700 Toys

Saturday Santa Claus came to Vision Center at 735 Lydig Avenue along with Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Open Hand Association Inc Founder Aleksander Nilaj, and members of the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association to join with Vision Center employees to give out […]

by · December 22, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Suspect Taken in For Alleged Possession of a Gun in 49th Precinct

Suspect Taken in For Alleged Possession of a Gun in 49th Precinct

Saturday Six 49th Precinct police cars converged on the corner of Williamsbridge Road and Pelham Parkway South around a gray Infiniti with New Jersey plates. The driver of the Infinity was taken into custody and the car taken to the […]

by · December 22, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Mark Gjonaj speaking at the rally about how there was only two day notice to store owners before the indoor dining ban went into effect.

Rally For Restaurant Owners Over State Mandated Closings Again

A rally was called for Sunday evening to show support for restaurant owners who will have to shudder their doors to indoor dining once again dur to rising COVID-19 indicators. The rally organized by Allerton International Merchants Association President Gene […]

by · December 15, 2020 · Bulletin Board