Articles by: Robert Press

Bronx Republican Party Leader Michael Rendino (center), 14th Congressional candidate John Cummings (left),  and 80th A.D. Assembly candidate Gene Defrancis (right).

Bronx Republican Party Shows Off John Cummings For Congress and Its November Candidates

Wednesday night the Bronx Republican Party showcased its candidates for the November 3rd General Election. The slate of candidates is led by President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term as President of the United States.  John Cummings is […]

by · September 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics, Uncategorized
Assemblywoman Reyes speaking about the reason for the additional early voting site in Parkchester.

Elected Officials Come Out to Ask For an Early Voting Site in Parkchester

Parkchester Assemblywoman Karines Reyes was joined by State Senator Luis Sepulveda, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, State Senator Jamaal Bailey, Harlem State Senator Brian Benjamin, and a few local community activists to call for […]

by · September 21, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with many of the volunteers.

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez hosts Free Book Bag, Food, Mask, Hand Sanitizer, and Census 2020 Event at Pelham Bay Park

Saturday may have been a little cooler than a normal September day, but things were really hot at Pelham Bay Park as Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was holding her Free Book Bag, Food, Face Mask, Hand Sanitizer, and Census 2020 drive. […]

by · September 21, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Gjonaj with a mother and her two children with their new book bags, and some face masks the councilman was also handing out.

Councilman Mark Gjonaj Book Bag and Face Mask Giveaway at the Pelham Parkway Houses

Friday Councilman Mark Gjonaj stopped by the Pelham Parkway Houses to give out close to two-hundred book bags with school supplies inside them. The resident tenant leader Oscar Grant and others helped Councilman Gjonaj hand out the book bags. Councilman […]

by · September 21, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of all who helped in the book bag and food giveaway.

State Senator Bailey and Assemblywoman Fernandez Book Bag and Food Giveaway

Thursday afternoon State Senator Jamaal Bailey and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez gave out two-hundred book bags provided by the assemblywoman, and two-hundred boxes of assorted foods provided by the American Albanian Open Hand Association on East 204th Street in the Norwood […]

by · September 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A side view of the new speed bumps being put in the yellow line before and after crosswalks so drivers won't drive into a crosswalk.

New Place For Speed Bumps

With all the ways Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Department of Transportation have come up with to slow or try to eradicate vehicle traffic, another new idea was found today.  It appears that the latest brainchild of the current […]

by · September 16, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of the elected officials, the medical workers from Walgreens/Duane Reade, and a few helpers.

Free Flu Shots given out in Riverdale

Free Flu shots at the Riverdale Y Courtesy of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Councilman Andrew Cohen   With Flu season one month away Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Councilman Andrew Cohen continued with their free flu shots for their constituents. Both […]

by · September 16, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The volunteers stand behind the full trash bags and other trash that was picked up by the Parks Department.

Saturday Clean Up In Poe Park

Saturday was Clean Up Poe Park day for State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Congressman Adriano Espaillat. Poe Park is located on the Grand Concourse at East 192nd street, and over a dozen others joined the state senator and congressman, including […]

by · September 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board
This worker has to go back to get another bucket of paint to spread out on the lane as the paint he poured out is spread across the lane.

Bus Only Lane Repainted on Pelham Parkway East

Every few months the painted Bus Only Lanes have to be repainted. In the past there was a truck that sprayed a thin layer of new paint over the Bus Only Lane to identify that the lane was for buses […]

by · September 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Larry Sharpe explaining what he is doing to help the Libertarian Party maintain its current qualified party status in New York State.

Libertarian Party Visits the Bronx

Larry Sharpe, The Libertarian Party candidate for Governor of New York State in 2018, received 90,816 giving the Libertarian Party qualified party status, and automatic ballot access for the first time in the history of the party’s existence. A minor […]

by · September 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Senator Bailey at the U.S. Census table with the U.S. Census workers.

Senator Bailey Book Bag and Food Giveaway

On the Friday before the Labor Day Holiday State Senator Jamaal Bailey held his Annual Labor Day Barbecue and Book Bag Giveaway. This year however due to COVID-19 Senator Bailey didn’t hold a barbecue, but gave away 750 pre-made barbecue […]

by · September 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board
(L - R) 80th A.D. State Committeewoman Sandra Pabon, 80th A.D. Male District Leader Marcos Sierra, Community Activist Shelia Sanchez, State Senator Jamaal Bailey, 80th A.D. Female District Leader Irene Estrada, 81st A.D. Male District Leader Eric Dinowitz, and Aleksander Nilaj of the Albanian American Open Hand Association.

Norwood Food and Face Mask Giveaway

It was not the normal Thursday evening on East 204th Street for the weekly 80th Assembly District free food and mask giveaway. This Thursday there were two Male District Leaders in the 80th A.D. Marcos Sierra is the Male District […]

by · September 4, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
One at a time people picked either a box or bag of assorted foods.

Councilman Gjonaj Tuesday Food Giveaway

There were boxes and bags of assorted foods to give away to the long line of people waiting for more than a block from Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office Tuesday. To add to the food giveaway Ms. Lilyanna Pekic of the […]

by · September 3, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
You can see what winds up under the seats in the plaza, as it is raked from under the benches.

Mosholu Parkway Clean Up With Assemblywoman Fernandez

Monday is  MEANINGFULMONDAY community clean up, as proclaimed by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. This past Monday was Mosholu Parkway clean up for the Friends of Mosholu Parkway. They were joined by Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez at the clean up […]

by · September 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Councilman Cohen helps hand out the boxes of food.

Kingsbridge Food, Mask, Tote Bag Give Away and Census Fill Out

Monday Councilman, and Supreme Judge candidate Andrew Cohen was on hand to help hand out the almost two-hundred boxes of food provided by the Metropolitan Council of New York. Handing out face masks and tote bags was Female District Leader, […]

by · September 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board