June 01, 2012

Staten Island Conservatives Nominate Joe Borelli

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island Conservatives made nominations for the fall state Legislature elections last night, but left their convention without endorsing a candidate to oppose Assemblyman Matthew Titone (D-North Shore). Meeting at the Road House restaurant in Sunnyside, members of the party county committee endorsed three incumbent lawmakers for re-election: Assemblyman Michael Cusick […]

Giuliani endorses Borelli for Staten Island’s South Shore Assembly seat
April 17, 2012

Giuliani endorses Borelli for Staten Island’s South Shore Assembly seat

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has endorsed Republican Joseph Borelli in the race for the South Shore Assembly seat. “Joe Borelli is the only candidate for this seat that has an actual record of accomplishments for Staten Island,” Giuliani said in a prepared statement released by the Borelli campaign. “He has a […]

April 12, 2012

SIGOP Endorses Joe Borelli for South Shore Assembly seat

The executive committee of the Staten Island Republican Party has endorsed Joseph Borelli to run for the South Shore Assembly seat. But the party is still in search of a candidate to take on state Sen. Diane Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn). Meeting this week, the executive committee also endorsed Sam Pirozzolo, president of the Community Education […]

April 10, 2012

5-alarm brushfire at Staten Island’s former Fresh Kills landfill prevents planned protest

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The planned protest to oppose a waste-to-energy facility at the former Fresh Kills landfill was scuttled yesterday after a five-alarm brush fire tore through the area 90 minutes before the Bloomberg administration planned to bus a group of prospective contractors to the site in Travis. City Councilman James Oddo, who organized […]

April 03, 2012

Rep. Bob Turner backs Staten Island’s Joseph Borelli in State Assembly Race

GOP Rep. Bob Turner has endorsed Joseph Borelli’s bid for the South Shore Assembly seat. “Joe’s commitment to public service and his community make him a natural choice to serve the people of Staten Island as their assemblyman,” Turner said at a City Hall press conference. Turner, who is running to unseat U.S. Sen. Kirsten […]

March 25, 2012

Congressman Michael Grimm endorses Joseph Borelli in Staten Island State Assembly Race

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Rep. Michael Grimm wasn’t just being endorsed this morning — he also did some endorsing. Standing with Councilmen Vincent Ignizio and James Oddo, Grimm endorsed the GOP’s Joseph Borelli for the New York State Assembly. Borelli will run for the South Shore Assembly seat Republican Lou Tobacco will vacate in November. […]