Former Rep. Vito Fossella was endorsed by the executive committee of the Staten Island Republican committee tonight, snubbing two other candidates actively seeking the party’s nomination.
The vote tonight, according to the Staten Island Advance, was 23 to 4.
“I think many people are surprised at the actions of the executive committee,” said Read More
One of attorney general candidate Dan Donovan’s biggest achievements as Richmond County’s district attorney was the successful prosecution, in a 2006 case, against the grandson of his one-time mentor, Jim Molinaro, now the Staten Island borough president.
So enraged was Molinaro that he ran ads in the Staten Island Advance trashing Donvan. Read More
Michael Bloomberg, who is outspending opponent Bill Thompson $85 million to $6 million, said he doesn’t need to win by a landslide tomorrow–he just wants to win.
Outside a bakery on Staten Island this morning, the mayor said, “Maybe a win’s a win, but you’d always like to have more. But nobody Read More
Here’s John Luisi, a Democrat running for borough president on Staten Island, who is positioning himself as a crusader against the term-limits extension by portraying the current borough president as an entrenched incumbent.
Luisi launched his campaign over the weekend with this one-minute web video (it has a weird, bubbly musical score).
In the video, Read More
The only sort-of competitive race in the city got a little more interesting when Jim Molinaro placed this full-page $7,000 ad Jim Molinaro in the Staten Island Advance yesterday, slamming District Attorney Dan Donovan for not going easier on Molinaro’s grandson, who was recently sentenced to five years in jail.
Donovan, Read More