Articles by: Robert Press

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

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