Articles by: Robert Press

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. with GNYADA President Mark Schienberg and Lasorsa Dealership owner Tom Lasorsa, and the boxes and cases of face masks.

50,000 Face masks to Bronx Borough President Diaz for Distribution

Thursday morning in the basement of the Bronx Courthouse building the Greater New York Auto Dealers Association donated 50,000 3 ply paper face masks to the Bronx Borough Presidents office.The borough president in turn will distribute the face mask to […]

by · May 1, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman King, Senator Bailey, and Ms. Layla Capers with many of the Essential Workers showing the Bronx X.

Essential Workers Appreciation Day at Workman’s Circle MultiCare Center

Tuesday, Layla Capers the star of the Lion King was joined by Councilman Andy King, State Senator Jamaal Bailey, and many others to honor our ‘Essential Workers’. Those in attendance included the Commanding Officers of the 45th and 47th Police Precincts, […]

by · April 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Inside each box was Cereal, Pasta, Canned Fish, Vegetables and Snacks.

Food Giveaway by Assemblywoman Reyes and Assemblyman Blake

The public schedule for Assemblyman (and Congressional candidate) Michael Blake said that at 1 PM he and Assemblywoman Karenes Reyes R.N. would be distributing food to the community.  Assemblywoman Reyes’s staff and some volunteers had stacked two hundred boxes packed with various […]

by · April 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman King and Brooklyn BP Adams pose with two member of Riverbay the Coop Board that runs Coop-City.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Brings 3,000 Face Masks to the Bronx

In two separate Bronx events Monday Brooklyn Borough President (and 2021 NYC Mayoral candidate) Eric Adams gave out 3,000 face masks to Bronx residents. At noon Brooklyn BP Adam arrived at the Michelangelo Apartments (located at 225 East 149th Street) […]

by · April 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Senator Biaggi handing out the three hundred meals.

State Senator Biaggi Visits Pelham Parkway Houses With Much Needed Supplies

People began lining up at 7:30 AM at the corner of Astor and Wallace Avenues. State senator Alessandra Biaggi was going to arrive at 11 AM to give out free meals, masks & gloves, and hand sanizer to the residents of the Pelham parkway Houses.  Three […]

by · April 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio Visits Kingsbridge Armory food Distribution Center

Mayor de Blasio Visits Kingsbridge Armory food Distribution Center

  On Friday Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the Kingsbridge Armory to see how the Bronx Food Distribution Center was going. After he entered the armory the mayor was given a tour starting by walking through the lines of pallets […]

by · April 20, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Proposed Budget Cuts to City Agencies in the FY20 and FY21 Executive Budget

Mayor Bill de Blaio in reaction to the loss of income to the city, and the cost of COVID-19 has proposed the following cuts to the New York City agencies for Fiscal Year 2020 and Fiscal Year 2021. The budget, which addresses serious […]

by · April 16, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Easter Bunny Visits Allerton Avenue

Easter Bunny Visits Allerton Avenue

Normally there would be a crowd of people here in front of the Sanz to welcome the Easter Bunny to Allerton Avenue, but Saturday April 11,2020 was no normal day. This was the day Coronavirus 2020 death rate was peaking […]

by · April 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The East entrance to the Bronx Zoo at Boston Road off the Bronx River Parkway is set up for Drive-through testing

Bronx Zoo Parking Lots Taken Over For COVID-19 Resources

The Boston Road and Southern Boulevard parking lots of the Bronx Zoo have been taken over to fight COVID-19. Since the Bronx Zoo is closed the Boston Road parking lot was being used as a staging area for out of […]

by · April 5, 2020 · Bulletin Board
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100 PERCENT: 14th, 15th, and 16th Congressional Democratic Primary Races

With Primary season upon us I have decided to bring back my political column ‘100 PERCENT’. This column will feature the 14th, 15th, and 16th Congressional Democratic Primary races. Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic petitioning was cut short by Governor […]

by · April 1, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Opinion
Some Local Banks go Drive Up – or by Appointment Only Banking

Some Local Banks go Drive Up – or by Appointment Only Banking

After checking many local East Bronx banks, the larger ones like Chase, TD Bank, and Citibank branches are keeping their lobbies closed for ‘By Appointment only’ or having drive up teller window only. This is being done to protect the […]

by · March 26, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Councilman Ritchie Torres Announces he has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Councilman Ritchie Torres announces that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Torres has informed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson of this. Torres has isolated himself, and any councilman who came into contact with him will have to go into quarantine. Councilman […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized
Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Monday March 2, 2020

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Monday March 2, 2020

The scheduled guest speaker for the March meeting was Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark. A few hours before the meeting VNNA President Bernadette Ferrara announced that the scheduled guest Bronx DA Clark was sick and would have to be rescheduled […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Diaz Sr. being interviewed as 32nd State Senate candidate Sergeant John Perez is also in the photo.

43rd Precinct Receives Three New Vans From Councilman Diaz Sr.

Friday afternoon the 43rd Precinct received three new police vans (one of which will be used for the Auxiliary police unit) valued at $212,000.00 from Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. With Councilman Disz Sr. was his choices for the 32nd State […]

by · March 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The sparsely attended meeting

The Mark Gjonaj Show

It was billed as a 1400 Blondell Avenue Town Hall meeting. Above that on the flyer were photos of Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and Councilman Mark Gjonaj and the logos from NYC Bronx Community Board 10 and 11, with each name below […]

by · February 26, 2020 · Uncategorized