Articles by: Robert Press

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

Crowded Fields in Bronx 11th and 15th City Council Races Already

While Democratic candidates prepare for the November General Election, in the Bronx 11th and 15th City Council Districts the field of candidates to replace future Supreme Court Justice Andrew Cohen and future Congressman  Ritchie Torres keeps growing. Both Cohen and […]

by · August 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
On the Dias (L-R) Stanley Schlein Esq. elected Chair of the convention, Acting Bronx Democratic County Leader Assemblywoman Latoya Joiner, Political Director Daniel Johnson, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz.

Three Supreme Court Judges nominated at Bronx Democratic Party Judicial Convention

With the Board of Elections finally declaring the results of the June 23rd 2020 Primary official, The Bronx Democratic Party got down to it’s Judicial Convention to nominate three highly qualified candidates to run on the Democratic Party Line for […]

by · August 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Crime Prevention Officer Medero with NCO officers Brancatelli (L) and Nicewitz (R).

49th Precinct Sector A Build A Block Meeting

Wednesday night 49th Precinct Sector A NCO officers Stephen Brancatelli and Patrick Nicewitz held a meeting with less than the limit of people allowed by COVID-19 rules. The two Neighborhood Coordination Officers went over the new position of Youth Coordination […]

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez is joined by some of her Parks Department employees, and a few of the volunteers.

Pelham Parkway Clean Up

As part of the Monday Morning Clean Up Program instituted by Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. members of the community met with Parks Department employees, staffers from Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office, and workers from Wildcat to clean up the […]

by · August 5, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Andy King thanks those who marched, and explains why there are no activities this year due to the Pandemic.

12th City Council District Community Engagement Day

The day began with a march across Gun Hill Road to Councilman King’s office. Normally the street around the corner would be closed with family activities set up, but that was not the plan this Pandemic Year. As the marchers stepped […]

by · August 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The area where all the blank ballots were kept, as you see a BOE worker looking for a certain AD/ED ballot.

Bronx Board of Election Part 4 – ‘REMAKE’

June 23,2020 was Primary day in New York City. We have entered the month of August 2020 without the official results of the June 23, 2020 primary.On Monday August 3, 2020 the ‘Manual Canvass of the Democratic Party County Committee […]

by · August 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board
A view of Stan's Sports Bar touting the slogan 'Across from the Real House That Ruth Built'. Street barricades are being built to hold tables and chairs for outside eating and drinking.

Yankee Stadium Business Area Gets Ready For Friday Home Opener

The delay in the New York Yankee home opener gave some area businesses extra time to set up for the weekend series with Yankee arch rival Boston Red Sox. Stan’s Sports Bar, Across from the ‘Real House That Ruth Built’ […]

by · July 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The volunteers with councilman Andy King.

Shoelace Park Clean Up By Councilman Andy King, Bronx River Alliance, the Local Community, and the National Guard

In what the Bronx Borough President has declared ‘Clean Up Monday’s’ This past Monday in Council District 12 was Clean Up Shoelace Park located at Bronx River Parkway and East 219th Street. Over 25 volunteers from the Bronx River Alliance, […]

by · July 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Budget Equity Act Press Conference

At 1 PM Monday several current State Senators, members of the State Assembly, and Democratic Party candidates in November held a press conference to discuss what they are trying to do in the state legislature.  It is called the Budget […]

by · July 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Board of Elections Completes Count of Absentee Ballot and Affidavit Ballots

Thursday afternoon shortly after 12:30 PM there was a roar of accomplishment as the Bronx Board of Elections completed counting the last Absentee Ballot, and the last Affidavit Ballot. Just under fifty-thousand ballots had to be counted from the eleven […]

by · July 24, 2020 · Bulletin Board