Articles by: Robert Press

Northwest Bronx Democrats Support Gene De Francis for 80th Assembly District

Northwest Bronx Democrats Support Gene De Francis for 80th Assembly District

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez announced her decision to run for Bronx Borough President in September two months before the general election in November. Was she taking the 2020 November election for granted having handily defeating her opponent in the November 2018 […]

by · October 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Brian Melford with  supporters Ana Rivera and her son Johnathan.

Brian Melford Announces his Candidacy for the 12 Council District Special Election

More than 100 people came to The Gun Hill Houses to hear the announcement that Brian Melford was running for the 12th City Council seat in the upcoming Special Election to replace Councilman Andy King who was expelled from the […]

by · October 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Special Election in the 12th City Council District

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday made the following statement on the special election in the New York City Council’s 12th District, left open by the expulsion of former Council Member Andy King: “I am declaring Tuesday, December 22, 2020 as the […]

by · October 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
All who participated in the Book Bag Food Giveaway hold a book bag that was given away.

Councilman Mark Gjonaj Joins the 49th Precinct and INCA Relief for Book Bag and Food Giveaway

It was an overcast windy day at the 49th Precinct where the Precinct Book Bag and food giveaway with Councilman Mark Gjonaj took place in the late afternoon. The giveaway was held in the Muster Room where police officers are […]

by · October 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Andy King and his lawyers and supporters at a Friday Press Conference addressing the issue of his expulsion resolution.

City Council Votes 48 – 2 to Expel Councilman Andy King

Monday Afternoon the City Council held a vote on a resolution to expel City Councilman Andy King on charges of ethics violations brought out by the Ethics Committee of the City Council. There were three times the Ethics Committee run […]

by · October 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board
District Leaders Irene Estrada 80th A.D., and Yudelka Tapia 86th A.D. wanted their picture with the new Bronx Democratic County Leader.

State Senator Jamaal Bailey Elected New Bronx Democratic County Leader

Wednesday night was the Bronx Democratic County Committee meeting, and then the election of a new Bronx Democratic County Leader. The event was held at Monroe College with minimal attendance. proxy voting, and a Zoom link.  In the County Committee […]

by · October 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The yellow medium has been removed creating a hazardous driving condition.

Throggs Neck Bike Lane Put on Hold – Community Meetings to Be Held to Discuss the Plan

After a new crosswalk speed bump to protect pedestrians at the intersection of East Tremont Avenue and Miles Avenue was installed by the NYC Department of Transportation, the Bronx DOT has removed the double yellow medium and any lane markings […]

by · October 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Captain announces P.O. Edward Nunez as the 49th Precinct Cop of the Month.

49th Precinct Council Meeting Tuesday Night

Tuesday night was the first live meeting of the 49th Precinct Council. It seemed as though the Precinct Council had only been off for the two summer months rather than from when the Corona Virus hit the country.  49th Precinct […]

by · October 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman King and Rapper Melle Mel are surrounded by the people who were at the various tables where there were free giveaways, Free food, or information.

Councilman Andy King Annual Back to School Giveaway with the Bronx YEP

Saturday was the annual Andy King Community Back to School Giveaway, free food giveaway, and meet Rapper Melle Mel in front of the Gun Post Lanes on Gun Hill Road. Tables were set for many different information and giveaways. Montefiore […]

by · September 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
11th City Council candidate and 81st A.D. Male District Leader Eric Dinowitz handed the book bags to the children.

South Bronx City Councilman Rafael Salamanca Gives Out Book Bags and School Supplies in Norwood

South Bronx City Councilman Rafael Salamanca came up to Norwood to give out book bags and school supplies with Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and his son 11th City Council  district candidate Eric Dinowitz. Also on hand was Councilman Andrew Cohen who […]

by · September 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
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