Councilman James Oddo

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough PresidentCity Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
Giant, 600-Foot Ferris Wheel Being Considered For Staten IslandPlaza Capital Group Management reportedly pitched the idea in response to a request for proposals from the city to develop parking lots near the terminal.
Washington So Far Wary Of 'Canyon Of Heroes' Parade To Honor Iraq War VeteransNow that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.
NYC Mulling Going Infrared To Fix Problematic Pothole ProblemCouncilman James Oddo invited a New Hampshire company to do a demonstration of what they call the future of pothole repair.
NYC Schools Chancellor Gets An Earful Over Alternative School On Staten IslandThere was outrage on Staten Island on Wednesday night over the plan to allow troubled teens to attend a prestigious middle school.
Port Authority Head To Attend Public Meeting Over Easter Traffic JamLawmakers from Staten Island were still outraged at the decision to have just one cash lane open at two toll bridges to New Jersey, which created massive traffic backups on Easter.
S.I. Councilman James Oddo Incensed By Easter Traffic Jam At Outerbridge CrossingOddo called the decision to keep only one cash lane open at the bridge on busy Easter Sunday "galactically stupid."
B’klyn Residents Next To Sound Off At Blizzard HearingThe City Council blizzard hearings move to Borough Hall Wednesday night.
Batting Lead-Off: S.I. Residents Blast City Over BlizzardResidents on Staten Island are still talking about the snow from weeks ago. The Christmas weekend storm dumped up to 30 inches on the borough -- and the city spent days trying to cleanup.
DOT Finally Acts To Fix Deadly Staten Island IntersectionEnter at your own risk. Hylan Boulevard at Steuben Street in Staten Island is said to be one of the deadliest intersections in New York City.
S.I. Lawmakers Get DOT To Remove Bike LaneAngry drivers, along with a determined borough president and a city councilman, got the Department of Transportation to erase a bike lane in Staten Island.