Councilman James Oddo

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

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Giant, 600-Foot Ferris Wheel Being Considered For Staten Island

Plaza Capital Group Management reportedly pitched the idea in response to a request for proposals from the city to develop parking lots near the terminal.

06/26/2012

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Washington So Far Wary Of ‘Canyon Of Heroes’ Parade To Honor Iraq War Veterans

Now 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.

12/21/2011

Infrared pothole repair

NYC Mulling Going Infrared To Fix Problematic Pothole Problem

Councilman James Oddo invited a New Hampshire company to do a demonstration of what they call the future of pothole repair.

10/21/2011

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott

NYC Schools Chancellor Gets An Earful Over Alternative School On Staten Island

There was outrage on Staten Island on Wednesday night over the plan to allow troubled teens to attend a prestigious middle school.

09/14/2011

Drivers were stuck in traffic for hours on Easter Sunday (credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

Port Authority Head To Attend Public Meeting Over Easter Traffic Jam

Lawmakers 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.

04/26/2011

(credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

S.I. Councilman James Oddo Incensed By Easter Traffic Jam At Outerbridge Crossing

Oddo called the decision to keep only one cash lane open at the bridge on busy Easter Sunday “galactically stupid.”

04/25/2011

A street in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn two days after the post-Christmas blizzard. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

B’klyn Residents Next To Sound Off At Blizzard Hearing

The City Council blizzard hearings move to Borough Hall Wednesday night.

01/19/2011

Staten Island blizzard

Batting Lead-Off: S.I. Residents Blast City Over Blizzard

Residents 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.

01/18/2011

Staten Island intersection

DOT Finally Acts To Fix Deadly Staten Island Intersection

Enter 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.

12/02/2010

Prospect Park bike lane

S.I. Lawmakers Get DOT To Remove Bike Lane

Angry drivers, along with a determined borough president and a city councilman, got the Department of Transportation to erase a bike lane in Staten Island.

11/19/2010