Articles by: Robert Press

Mayor de Blasio arrives at Burnside Avenue with his Community Assistance Unit Director Marco Carrion

Mayor de Blasio Tours Damage on Burnside Avenue After Monday Night Looting

Tuesday afternoon Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Burnside Avenue to tour the looting that occurred the night before with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Council members Fernando Cabrera and Vanessa Gibson, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, and community leaders. […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of the volunteers, elected officials, and candidates.

Bharati Foundation Teams with INCA and AAOHA to Feed Hundreds of People in Soundview

Saturday Ms. Bharati Kemraj of the Bharati Foundation joined with Shabbir Gul of the INCA Relief USA, and Aleksander Nilaj of AAOHA to hand out all kinds of food, (including pet food) to hundreds of people who lined up for […]

by · May 31, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. carefully places a box of food on this woman's wagon for her to take home.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. Give out 500 Boxes of Food at the Moore Houses

 In what he called ‘Throw Back Thursday’ Bronx Borough President  Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with his father Councilman (and 15th Congressional candidate) Ruben Diaz Sr. at the Moore Houses on Jackson Avenue to hand out five-hundred boxes of various foods […]

by · May 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
After receiving a bag or two of food, Councilman Gjonaj asked how many people were in the persons family giving that person enough face coverings for all in the family.

Councilman Mark Gjonaj Gives out Hundreds of Face Maks and Bags of Food in Pelham Bay

Councilman Mark Gjonaj came to the awaiting crowd at Keane Square Park in the Pelham Bay section of his council district with face masks and bags of food. Hundreds of bags were filled with various food item from canned goods […]

by · May 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Gjonaj with members of INCA and the Albanian-American Open Hands Association.

Councilman Gjonaj Mask and Food Giveaway

It was at the corner of Boston Road and Astor Avenue where the usual Monday Councilman Mark Gjonaj food and mask giveaway took place. It may have been Memorial Day, but over one hundred people lined up for Councilman Mark […]

by · May 26, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio leads the Jacobi Hospital workers in a big Thumbs Up to all the Front Line workers.

Mayor de Blasio comes to Jacobi Hospital to lead the 7 PM Clap

Friday evening Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by Jacobi Hospital to congratulate the health care workers at Jacobi saying “You were saving lives before this crisis, we wish we never had”. In looking at the over one hundred hospital workers […]

by · May 23, 2020 · Bulletin Board
(L-R) State Senator Jamaal Bailey, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, Community Board 7 member Morjur Choudhury, and Councilman Andrew Cohen.

Bailey, Cohen, and Fernandez Give out Masks, Gloves and Hand Sanitizer

Wednesday afternoon on a busy East 204th Street State Senator Jamaal Bailey, Councilman Andrew Cohen, and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez joined forces to hand out face masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer to the many people who lined up, and continued to […]

by · May 21, 2020 · Bulletin Board
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A Question of Residency for 79th A.D. Candidate Elvis L. Santana

There are six candidates in the race to replace soon to be former Assemblyman Michael Blake who is running for congress. Two of those candidates who asked to remain anonymous have told us that candidate Elvis L. Santana does not […]

by · May 20, 2020 · Bulletin Board
John Perez current 87th A.D. District Leader and candidate for the 32nd State Senate, Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. candidate for the 15th Congressional District, Kenneth Burgos candidate for the 85th Assembly District, and Mohammed Mujumder candidate for 87 A.D. District Leader.

Team Diaz Give Out face Masks in Parkchester

Monday afternoon Team Diaz converged on the corner of Starling and Olmstead Avenues in Parkchester to hand out free paper and cloth face masks. Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. candidate for Congress in the 15th District, was joined by 32nd State […]

by · May 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Face Mask Giveaway By Councilman Mark Gjonaj in Pelham Bay

Face Mask Giveaway By Councilman Mark Gjonaj in Pelham Bay

Saturday afternoon Councilman Mark Gjonaj came to the Key Food supermarket on Westchester Avenue in Pelham Bay to hand out face masks to residents of the area. He had the standard blue paper, and two different types of cloth (yellow […]

by · May 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman King and Bronx BP Diaz Jr. break down the pallets for this photo.

Councilman King and Borough President Diaz Help Elderly Residents of Coop-City

 Four pallets of boxes loaded with food supplies to the elderly residents of the Council Towers VII at Coop-City were provided by the Met Council of New York. The boxes of food had to be brought inside so Councilman Andy […]

by · May 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The New Look of an MTA Bus

The New Look of an MTA Bus

Before COVID-19 you use to enter through the front door of an MTA bus, put your Metro Card in the fare box, and walked down the isle to find a seat.  In the photo is the new look of the interior […]

by · May 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Primary Races to Watch This Primary Day

With a federal judge reinstating the New York State Presidential Primary, here are some other races in the Bronx to watch. There will be primaries in all four Bronx congressional districts, but the 14th and 15th districts may be the […]

by · May 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
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