Articles by: Robert Press

Mark Gjonaj not to seek re-election to the City Council

Mark Gjonaj not to seek re-election to the City Council

Councilman Mark Gjonaj Announces That He is Not Running for Re-Election By Robert Press Councilman Mark Gjonaj has decided not to run for re-election, and return to the private sector. In an interview with City & State Councilman Gjonaj said […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio rides a subway on the day Governor Cuomo announces less hours of subway closure

Mayor de Blasio rides a subway on the day Governor Cuomo announces less hours of subway closure

Mayor de Blasio Rode the Subway From 86th Street to City Hall and Greets Police Officers on Patrol and Riders. By Robert Press On the day that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that on February 22nd the MTA will be increasing […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Rebecca Huertas of Rebecca's Sweets and Spices who is trying to get her products into more stores.

Assemblywoman Fernandez Hosts Small Business Valentine Pop Up

Saturday February 13th the day before Valentine’s Day Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a Small Business Saturday Pop Up event at ‘The Sanz Banquet Hall’ located on Allerton Avenue. The event ran from 12 PM to 5 PM, with 17 vendors […]

by · February 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Wave Hill Events Feb 18-Feb 25

Turn to the gardens as a way to recharge and connect to nature. It’s the perfect time to catch the last snowfall of the season—well, we hope any snow will be the last of the season! Add sunlight to freshly […]

by · February 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Coalition to Save Brust Park 11th City Council Forum

The coalition to save Brust Park was formed to save a small open space that is threatened by a developer who is planning to build a large building right next to Brust Park, in what was an empty lot on […]

by · February 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx BP endorses Ischia Bravo in 15th City Council Special election

Bronx BP endorses Ischia Bravo in 15th City Council Special election

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Endorses Candidate Ischia Bravo in the March 23rd 15th City Council Special Election Standing between a life sized poster and the real candidate, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. endorsed 15th City Council Special […]

by · February 1, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Jewish Community County Executive Director David Edelstein speaking of the hundreds of people his pantry helps.

Invest in our New York

Bronx Elected Officials to Call for Passage of “Invest In Our New York Act” to Rebuild NY Economy & End Tax Breaks for the Wealthy   With New Yorkers hurting due to the pandemic,  over 1.4 million New Yorkers are […]

by · January 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx CB 11 Chair Al D’Angelo Sends Alternate Site(s) to Mayor and DHS for Proposed Stillwell Avenue Adult Men’s Shelter

On March 11th there was a proposal to Community Board 11 for a second two-hundred adult men’s homeless shelter. This one is located at 1682 Stillwell Avenue to a height of six stories. The site is a closed former auto […]

by · January 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Buunni Coffee owner Sarina Prabasi (r) explains why she has to close due to the loss of business during the Pandemic, and 11th City Council candidate Mino Lori said 'Those in power need to act now to save other small businesses'.

Rally for Closing Riverdale Coffee Shop

Buunni Coffee located at 3702 Riverdale Avenue which has been open for over three years will be closing its doors at the end of January because it can not continue to operate at a loss as it has been since […]

by · January 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Royal Flush on a normal day.

2nd 200 Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter for CB 11

Second Two-Hundred Bed Single Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter Proposed For Community Board 11 By Robert Press  A proposed second 200 bed Single Adult Men’s homeless shelter has been proposed for 1682 Stillwell Avenue, on the site of a closed automotive […]

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayoral candidate Eric Adams goes over his platform for running for Mayor.

Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Pick Up Endorsement From African Muslim Leaders of the Bronx

Mayoral candidate Eric Adams came to the Bronx Wednesday to pick up the support of the Bronx African/Muslim leaders. Influential Sheikh Musa Drahmmeh one of the leaders in the Bronx African/Muslim community and creator of Peace December pledged his support […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

CAMBER PROPERTY GROUP CELEBRATES TOPPING OUT OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT 913 E. TREMONT AVE. IN THE BRONX

The 11-story West Farms building will include 119 residential rental units and 6,500 square feet of commercial space NEW YORK (January 14, 2021)— Camber Property Group (CPG) and Westhab today announced the topping out of 913 East Tremont Avenue, a […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx State Senator Luis Sepulveda Turns Himself In After His Wife Accuses Him of Assault

This morning State Senator Luis Sepulveda turned himself in at the 48th Precinct facing charges that he assaulted his wife. It was reported that his wife Elizabeth called 911 Saturday shortly after the senator who is running for Bronx Borough […]

by · January 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
A group photo with Councilman Gjonaj, The Three King, members of the Clergy who helped, Santa Claus, Executive Team members from the Bronx McDonald's, and some of the children who participated in the event.

Three Kings Event in 13th Council District

Balthasar, Melchior, and Gasper The three Kings came to say hello to Councilman Mark Gjonaj at his office on Williamsbridge Road  Wednesday, and to help Santa give out a sleigh full of toys to the boys and girls who stopped […]

by · January 8, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Robert Press, Press Clips columnist

MAYOR DE BLASIO DECLARES SPECIAL ELECTION DATE FOR THE 11th AND 15th COUNCIL DISTRICTS IN THE BRONX

New Supreme Court Judge Andrew Cohen announced his resignation from the 11th City Council seat on December 32, 2020, as did New Congressman Ritchie Torres from the 15th City Council seat. According to the City Charter, Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

by · January 5, 2021 · Bulletin Board