Feb 282018
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetVID’s General Meeting Covered L-Train, KidsRise, Endorsements, Campaigning and More… L-Train, KidsRise, Endorsements, Campaigning were the mail topics at February’s General Meeting held at PS 41 on the 8th.  John Weatherall spoke a meeting addressing the L train shutdown at a February 14 MTA Open House.   Chris Marte made a report on 85 Bowery, a building where almost 75 residents, children and seniors among them, were evacuated because of structural issues which the new landlord had not addressed.  He had disputed the status of the building as rent-stabilized and had not fixed the staircase for two years, so the […]

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Sep 092013
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetVillage Independent Democrats Get Out the Vote in possibly the most hotly contested primary in years. But primary elections have notoriously low turnouts so every vote counts and the job won’t be done till the last voting moment at 9PM Tuesday night ! Jonathan, and the rest of the VID endorsed slate still need your support and your vote.  See our announcement and schedule here.  And, here’s what’s left to do, NOW.  There is a special Get Out The Vote phone bank on Monday, September 9th from 5:30-8:30 PM at  130 Jane Street, apartment 1C.  If interested you can […]

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May 112013
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetVID endorsed John Liu, Daniel Squadron, Julie Menin… On Thursday, May 9th Village Independent Democrats endorsed mayoral candidate John Liu with a run-off vote over Christine Quinn.  Daniel Squadron won easily as their preferred Public Advocate candidate and Julie Menin received the endorsement over Jessica Lappin. In uncontested elections for judgeships in the second judicial district the club also endorsed Marcy Friedman, Adam Silvera and Kathryn Freed.  Ann E. O’Shea received the endorsement for reelection to a County Wide Civil Court judicial position. UPDATE:  Due to the fact that the NY County Judicial Screening Panel only reported […]

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Jan 022013
 
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Be Sociable, Share! Tweet The VID holiday celebration at Frieda Bradlow’s home was, as usual, a warmly welcome event in spite of the rain, wind and chill of December 16th. Well-wishers included:   Congressman Jerrold Nadler; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; State Senator-elect Brad Hoylman; Councilwoman Letitia James; Councilwoman Jessica Lappin; Manhattan BP Scott Stringer, Rachel Lavine- Democratic State Committeewoman -66th Assembly District; District Leaders Jennifer Rajkumar (DID), Keen Berger (VID); Julie Menin, former CB#1 Chair and Candidate for Manhattan BP; David Gruber, Chair CB2 and Corey Johnson Chair at  CB4 and candidate for City Council.  Representing Gov Cuomo was Erik Bottcher, the Governor’s assistant for community […]

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