Staten Island Democrats Nominate Domenic Recchia for Congress
From the SI Advance - Recchia said he would fight for funding to complete West Shore light-rail studies, would advocate for more money for Staten Island Expressway improvements, and would look to improve borough intermediate schools.
Island Democrats praised Recchia for paying attention to Island issues and funding programs and projects here while serving as head of the Council's Finance and Cultural Affairs committees. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
SI Dems Launch Voter Registration Drive
From the SI Advance - With hot federal and state races on tap this year, Staten Island Democrats are hosting a voter registration drive.The event will be held on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Pathmark supermarket at 1351 Forest Ave., Port Richmond. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
SI Dems Stand to Benefit from Speaker's Race
From the SI Advance - Councilwoman Debi Rose (D-North Shore) was an early supporter of Ms. Mark-Viverito, and was quickly rewarded with a slot on the key Rules Committee.convention. Also winning was the Pitta Bishop Del Giorno and Giblin LLC consulting group. With two Islanders at the helm in Vincent Pitta and Jon Del Giorno, the firm was among those who helped Ms. Mark Viverito secure the victory. And the borough Democratic organization, headed by John Gulino, should also benefit here as Del Giorno is a Dem stalwart who is close to party leadership. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Democrats pack the house and shatter records with annual gala.
From the SI Advance - Sensing a citywide victory more than two decades in the making, exultant Staten Island Democrats rallied around mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio on Thursday night, packing the Excelsior Grand, New Dorp, with more than 650 people for a dinner that had party stalwarts talking about the good old days when Democrats ruled the Island roost.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE