Articles by: Robert Press

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

100 PERCENT – 11th Council District

This is the first of a series of articles on the Bronx City Council races. There are currently six candidates who have announced they are running in the 11th Council District, and I have divided them into two categories. There […]

by · September 1, 2020 · Politics
(L - R) District Leader Marcos Sierra, State Committeewoman Sandra Pabon, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, with Community Activist Shelia Sanchez in front of two AAOHA workers. Camera shy was Anthony Rivieccio.

Assemblywoman Fernandez Food Giveaway in Norwood

Thursday afternoon Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and the Albanian American Open Hand Association inc, gave out bags and boxes of various food to the community. Helping Assemblywoman Fernandez and the AAOHA were 80th District Leader Marco Sierra and State Committeewoman Sandra […]

by · August 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
U.S. Census workers help this person fill out the U.S. Census.

Assemblyman Dinowitz and Congressman Espaillat Give Out Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz stood outside his office holding a pack of face masks in one hand as he waited for the next person to come to his table. In his other hand he had a giant sized bottle of hand […]

by · August 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The rally goers march north on Broadway to Van Cortlandt Park.

Pro Police Rally in Northwest Bronx

Over 100 people marched from the street where the 50th Precinct is (West 236th Street), up Broadway to Van Cortlandt Park where there was a Pro Police rally. The event was organized by former police officer/congressional candidate Sammy Ravelo.  At […]

by · August 25, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Election 2021, Rank Choice Voting

100 PERCENT Election 2021, Rank Choice Voting By Robert Press    While Election Day 2020 is a a few weeks away, many here in the Bronx are already gearing up for Primary Day 2021 which is 10 months away. Candidates are lining […]

by · August 22, 2020 · Bulletin Board