Articles by: Robert Press

Rabbi Pewzner, Yosef Abrerra, and Gene DeFrancis stand in front of the lit menorah.

Allerton Avenue Menorah Lighting

Sunday was the fourth day of Chanukah and the Menorah that was placed on Allerton Avenue at Boston Road was to be lit by Rabbi Pewzner. The Rabbi brought the traditional Jelly Donuts with him, and presented the movie about […]

by · December 15, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with Rabbi Pewzner's children in the front row, (L - R) Rabbi Pewzner's wife, Assemblywoman Fernandez, District Leader Estrada, Councilman Gjonaj, Steve Glosser of the BJCC, Rabbi Pewzner, and Assemblyman Benedetto in front of the menorah with just the middle and right candles lit on the first day of Chanukah.

Morris Park Menorah Lighting

In Jewish religion the day begins at sundown, so Thursday night was the first day of Chanukah with Loreto Park as the site to light the Morris Park Menorah. Rabbi Saabia Pewzner was joined by Councilman Mark Gjonaj, New York […]

by · December 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with Santa, the Grinch, Councilman Mark Gjonaj, District Leader Irene Estrada, Camelia Tepelus of the Morris Park BID, and some of the children on hand.

Morris Park Christmas Tree Lighting

People were gathered on the corner of Morris Park Avenue and Tomlinson Avenue to see the lighting of the Morris Park Christmas Tree. This year was different from past years where the sidewalk was overflowing with people, and the chorus […]

by · December 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Rabbi Pewzner explains the miracle of Chanukah.

Pelham Parkway Menorah and Christmas Tree Lighting

Due to the construction at White Plains Road and Pelham Parkway the traditional Menorah and Christmas Tree have been relocated this year to the corner of Pelham Parkway and Williamsbridge Road at the Peace Plaza. On hand for the Menorah […]

by · December 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
On Lydig Avenue looking east to White Plains Road.

White Plains Road BID Holiday Lights

Wednesday night the White Plains Road Business Improvement District lit the holiday lights that spread over White Plains Road from Lydig Avenue north to Pelham Parkway.  Holiday lights were also put on Lydig Avenue from Holland Avenue east to White […]

by · December 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Some of those who gathered to light the Pelham Bay Christmas Tree

Pelham Bay and Allerton Avenue Tree lightings

Christmas Tree Lightings in Pelham Bay and Allerton In Pelham Bay there was a tree lighting with Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and some local community members at Keane Square Park located at the corner of Hobart and Buhre […]

by · December 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Salamanca Enters race for Bronx BP

Councilman Rafael Salamanca Throws his Hat Into the Race for Bronx Borough President Councilman Rafael Salamanca in his announcement for Bronx Borough President claims to have created over 7,000 units of truly affordable housing and securing designated units for the […]

by · December 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The contributions of Ben Franklin Club President Mike Heller and his wife to the campaign of Eric Dinowitz for City Council 2021.

11th City Council forum by Ben Franklin Club

Was the Ben Franklin Democratic Club 11th City Council Forum Biased For One Candidate? By Robert Press There were questions about last week’s candidates forum by the Ben Franklin Democratic Club, as to why there was no media invited to […]

by · December 1, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Senator Bailey handing out one of the turkeys, wishing this constituent a Happy Thanksgiving.

State Senator Jamaal Bailey Annual Turkey Giveaway

The District Council of Carpenters joined State Senator Jamaal Bailey to hand out one hundred and fifty turkeys to constituents of the Senator in front of his office. People lined up in front of the stores next to the senator’s […]

by · November 24, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The elected officials stand behind the table filled with turkeys.

Turkey Giveaway by Assemblyman Jose Rivera and Councilman Rafael Salamanca at Weinberg Apartments

Councilman (and still undeclared candidate for Bronx Borough President) Rafael Salamanca joined Assemblyman Jose Rivera and 78th A.D. District Leader Angel Santana to distribute one hundred and fifty frozen turkeys to the residents of the Weinberg Apartments on Olinville Avenue. […]

by · November 24, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of the attendees who came to show their support for the candidacy of Kevin Riley in the December 22nd Special Election for the 12th City Council seat.

Rally for Kevin Riley in Coop-City

Show of Support for 12th City Council Special Election candidate Kevin Riley   Bronx Democratic County Leader State Senator Jamaal Bailey brought out a large group of elected officials from the Bronx and other boroughs led by New York State […]

by · November 24, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The fruits and vegetables lined up before being put into bags and handed out to those on line.

Turkey and Produce Giveaway at Community Board Ten

It was billed as a Holiday Turkey Giveaway by State Senator Biaggi at the Community Board Ten office on East Tremont Avenue. People began to arrive and line up one hour before the scheduled time. They were greeted by boxes […]

by · November 20, 2020 · Bulletin Board
After all the people received their bags of food the extra bags were placed in the senior center for anyone who may not have gotten a bag.

Food Giveaway at Parkside Houses and Senior Center

People lined up to receive a large bag of canned goods and fresh produce Monday afternoon at the Parkside Houses located on Adee Avenue in the Bronx Park East section of the Bronx. On hand were Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and […]

by · November 17, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with Police Commissioner Shea, City Council members Gibson and Salamanca, and others who were involved in setting up the event.

Claremont Village Book Bag, School Supply, Food, Giveaway

It was an afternoon event where over one-hundred people from the community came for a free book bag with school supplies, and other items that any family would need. Female District Leader Latina Jones of the 79th Assembly District had […]

by · November 16, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Sea of the Star Cadets hold and are ready to protect the American Flag.

Morris Park Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The Peace Plaza triangle roadway had just been completed so there was plenty of parking for all who attended. While the crowd was a little smaller due to COBID-19 there were still over sixty people in attendance. Veteran and Officer […]

by · November 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board