Articles by: Robert Press

The ribbon cutting.

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The home of Music and Arts some call the Lincoln Center of the Bronx, the Lehman College Center for the Performing Arts has finished its $15.4 million dollar renovation. Thursday was the ribbon cutting ceremony that added over five thousand square feet […]

by · September 20, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Members of the Carpenters Union were most of the audience.

Public hearing on sale of 34 acres of Bronx Psychiatric Center by State ESD

Most of the small audience at the public hearing on the sale of thirty-four acres of the old Bronx Psychiatric Center were members of the Carpenters Union. Only four members of the public spoke with two from the Carpenters Union […]

by · September 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board
State Senator Jamaal Bailey with staffers that are called 'The Bailey Bunch'.

Legislative Update by Bronx State Senators

Bronx State Senators Jamaal Bailey, Alessandra Biaggi, Gustavo Rivera, and Luis Sepulveda, Thursday night held a Legislative Update of what went on in Albany this year. Nine-hundred and thirty-five bills were passed in the 2019 legislative session. State Senator Gustavo […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Those who participated in the softball game.

Bronx Democratic County Picnic and Softball Game

 It was a cloudy Saturday morning similar to last years Bronx Democratic County Picnic where the softball game was cancelled due to rain. This year there was only clouds however and the picnic had many Bronx elected officials in attendance. […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board

Update: Justice For Cleo

Before Tuesday night’s Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association meeting with guest Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, the group Bronx Animal Rights Electors handed out over two-hundred fliers calling for action by DA Clark rather than no action in the September 20th […]

by · September 13, 2019 · Bulletin Board
DA Clark speaking to the over sixty people in the audience.

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting

The guest for Tuesday’s Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association meeting was Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark. The action started before the meeting as the group Bronx Animal Rights Electors set up a protest for DA Clark about a no jail deal […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The sidewalk is closed, idle construction equipment sits on Williamsbridge Road blocking lanes during the weekend.

Pelham Parkway Construction Update

As the reconstruction of North Pelham Parkway Westbound reaches Williamsbridge Road traffic nightmares are occurring. Pelham Parkway is backed up from Williamsbridge Road back almost to Eastchester Road, and Williamsbridge Road can be backed up for blocks when construction vehicles […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The very talented and lovely Caridad de la Luz.

Bronx Fashion Week Show at the Mall In Bay Plaza

Saturday afternoon was the Annual Bronx Fashion Week Show known as A Taste of the Bronx in the mall at Bay Plaza. This year the Fashion Show was brought down from the third to the first floor, and those who […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Assemblywoman Fernandez helped the PPNA load the back packs as children walked by.

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association and Assemblywoman Fernandez Distribute Back Packs With School Supplies

Sunday afternoon hundreds of children and their parents came to Bronx Park East to receive a free back pack along with a large selection of school supplies. The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association with Assemblywoman Fernandez handed out over three hundred […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio at his first desk to work on question one.

Mayor de Blasio visit to Bronx School

Mayor de Blasio Visits the Bronx Leadership Academy ll   On the first day of school for public school students Mayor Bill de Blasio visited one school in each of the five boroughs. In the afternoon Mayor de Blasio along […]

by · September 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Front (l - r) VNNA Treasurer John Messinger, Vice-President Sharlene Jackson-Mendez, President Bernadette Ferrara, Secretary Marion Manfredi, and Senior Advisor Bob Nolan. Rear police officers Sturdivant and Mederos.

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance September Meeting  Due to the first Monday being Labor Day the VNNA monthly meeting was moved to Thursday. The meeting was also held at St. Dominic’s Church on Unionport Road.  Scheduled guests from the Department of […]

by · September 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Assemblywoman Fernandez presenting the check to the SUV program at Jacobi Hospital.

Assemblywoman Fernandez Gives 49th Precinct SUV $20,000.00

Jacobi Hospital is where the 49th Precinct SUV (Stand Up to Violence) is located, and the hospital lobby was the perfect place for Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez to present the SUV team with a check for Twenty-Thousand dollars to continue the […]

by · September 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The players with 87th Assembly District Male District Leader John Perez.

Carrion Movement Softball Game and Book Bag Giveaway

 The Castle Hill Little League ballfield came alive Saturday for the Annual Carrion Movement Softball game and Book Bag Giveaway. The softball game ended with the opposing team defeating the Carrion Movement team for the first time in three years. […]

by · September 3, 2019 · Bulletin Board
A group photo of the Friends of Pelham Parkway.

Friends of Pelham Parkway Event

Friends of Pelham Parkway Clean Up, Weed, Mulch, and Plant Flowers   It was a beautiful Saturday morning as twenty-five volunteers showed up to clean, remove weeds, mulch, and plant flowers at the Wallace Avenue walkway of North Pelham Parkway. […]

by · September 3, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The manager of the Grand Slam All Stars talks to his players on the mound of Yankee Stadium.

Bronx Borough President Little League Cup at Yankee Stadium

The Bronx Little League championship was on the line at Yankee Stadium, as the Bronxchester Realtors battled the Grand Slam All Stars. The game started out much like a typical New York Yankees game, lots of base runners and scoring. By […]

by · September 3, 2019 · Bulletin Board