Feb 252013
 
Pier 40 Forum Feb 28th - UPDATED

Thursday, 2/28, at 6:30 PM there was an important Pier 40 Forum sponsored by Community Board #2. VID passed a strong resolution opposing residential construction on Pier 40.   We urged all VID’ers who oppose residential construction on Pier 40 to come to the forum and support our Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, State Senator Brad Hoylman, and District Leaders Jonathan Geballe and Keen Berger in voicing opposition to residential construction. Updated coverage:  The Villager (2/28/13), The Villager, Progress Report – Fracking, Spectra, Pier 40 (2/28/2013), Curbed (March 1, 2013) Pier 40 Forum, 6:30 pm, Saatchi & Saatchi Building, 375 Hudson Street Ground Floor Also see […]

Feb 102013
 
VID General Membership Meeting on Feb. 21st - UPDATED

VID General Membership Meeting St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:00 PM     Agenda I-   District Leaders Report- Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe II- Forum- Voting Reforms for New York State- Facilitator-Jonathan Geballe; Panelists: Douglas A. Kellner- Co-Chair, NYS Board of Elections Jerry Goldfeder-Election Lawyer, and author of Goldfeder’s Modern Election Law III- Report of Committee Chairs a. Campaign- Peter Crosta & David Kruger b. Fundraising- Marti Speranza, Nadine Hoffmann c. Technology- Nat Johnson & Lucia Fedora d. Voter Registration/Community Outreach- Celia Wu IV- New Business UPDATE:  VID General Meeting Minutes February 21, 2013 Save The […]

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Feb 102013
 
Jonathan Geballe Won Appointment as Male District Leader

  Our immediate past VID president, Jonathan Geballe, won appointment as Male District Leader with a resounding vote on January 31 at the 66th Assembly District Part A County Committee special election replacing Brad Hoylman. Brad had stepped down after his election to the NY State Senate. The official vote count of the County Committee was 55 votes for Jonathan, with 4 for Arthur Schwartz and 2 for Deley Gazinelli. Jonathan will now serve Part A of the 66th AD with co-District Leader Keen Berger. Jonathan was endorsed by Assemblymember Deborah Glick, State Senator Brad Hoylman, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, City Councilmember […]