Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, Gillibrand And Many More Call On Cuomo To Resign
August 04, 2021

Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, Gillibrand And Many More Call On Cuomo To Resign

Dick Brennan August 4, 2021 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are renewed calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign Tuesday after New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an independent investigation found the governor sexually harassed multiple women. “I think he should resign,” President Joe Biden said. So what’s next? As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports, […]

NYDN Op-Ed: We aren’t going back to lockdowns: COVID is all about personal responsibility now
August 03, 2021

NYDN Op-Ed: We aren’t going back to lockdowns: COVID is all about personal responsibility now

Aug 03, 2021 at 10:00 AM “We’re all in this together” was the global rallying cry as the early waves of the COVID-19 pandemic stretched far and wide. Those were the days of communal lockdowns, shared sacrifice, “flattening the curve” and all that. Kudos to all for participating, but New York must be past that […]

‘Fearful’ NYC violence may stay if radical Democrats don’t leave office
August 02, 2021

‘Fearful’ NYC violence may stay if radical Democrats don’t leave office

Councilman Joe Borelli appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss the growing crime wave in NYC

At rally led by Borelli and Fossella, parents call on mayor and governor to lift mask mandate in schools
July 28, 2021

At rally led by Borelli and Fossella, parents call on mayor and governor to lift mask mandate in schools

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — “Don’t burden these young people,” Staten Island Borough President candidate Vito Fossella said Monday, in reference to the city-wide mandate that children wear masks in public schools. Fossella, Councilman Joseph Borelli (R-South Shore), and concerned families gathered outside of P.S. 32 in Great Kills on Monday morning to call on the […]

Parents, pols rip de Blasio fall school plan for masks, no remote option
July 26, 2021

Parents, pols rip de Blasio fall school plan for masks, no remote option

By Reuven Fenton, Lorena Mongelli and Julia Marsh Parents and political leaders on Monday ripped Mayor de Blasio’s coronavirus school regulations — both for its lack of a remote option this fall and a requirement that students wear masks. A dozen public school parents gathered outside the United Federation of Teachers headquarters in lower Manhattan […]

Council hopeful calls NYPD a ‘white supremacist institution’, wants budget eliminated
July 16, 2021

Council hopeful calls NYPD a ‘white supremacist institution’, wants budget eliminated

By Julia Marsh A political newcomer who’s likely to take over the Harlem City Council seat long held by Bill Perkins believes the NYPD is a “white supremacist institution” and wants to cut its budget to $0. “Police in this country began as slave patrols. It’s a white supremacist institution at its core,” Kristin Richardson […]

Bursts of color, sprinklers and more: New sensory playground opens in Huguenot
July 15, 2021

Bursts of color, sprinklers and more: New sensory playground opens in Huguenot

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Various officials attended the ribbon-cutting of the brand new E.M.T. Christopher J. Prescott Sensory Playground — designed to provide fun for all children, including those with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder — in Huguenot Thursday morning. The park, located next to Bernstein Intermediate School (I.S. 7), is named after […]

Another sign Andrew Cuomo cares more about winning headlines than results
July 11, 2021

Another sign Andrew Cuomo cares more about winning headlines than results

By Post Editorial Board Gov. Andrew Cuomo loves nothing more than to win positive headlines by announcing action in the public interest. Too bad he so often fails to follow up by actually getting the job done. City Councilman Joe Borelli (R-SI) utterly nailed the gov on this after Thursday’s torrential rains from Tropical Storm […]

NYTimes sparks July 4 outrage by claiming American flag ‘alienating to some’
July 04, 2021

NYTimes sparks July 4 outrage by claiming American flag ‘alienating to some’

By Bruce Golding The New York Times sparked fireworks with an Independence Day report on the political implications of displaying the American flag — just weeks after being forced to defend an editorial writer who said she was “really disturbed” to see Old Glory flown by supporters of former President Donald Trump. The Times article […]

‘Wholly unacceptable’: Bi-partisan letter calls for more NYPD officers to be assigned to S.I.
July 02, 2021

‘Wholly unacceptable’: Bi-partisan letter calls for more NYPD officers to be assigned to S.I.

By Joseph Ostapiuk | jostapiuk@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island elected officials are calling on the city to vow 85 NYPD officers be assigned to the borough from the department’s next graduating class after not a single recently-graduated recruit was set aside for the Island. A bi-partisan group of elected officials penned a letter […]