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. […]