Schumer said he and de Blasio are both “pro-growth progressives” when he announced his support at a Brooklyn Borough Hall press conference on Friday.
The “Postcards” Memorial on the St. George Waterfront contains 274 plaques in honor of Staten Islanders who died in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. In recent weeks, officials said some of the plaques have been damaged or removed.
An initiative that sends workers into storm-damaged Staten Island homes to make electrical repairs for free is being suspended because officials say it’s getting expensive.
It has been more than three weeks of hardship for residents of Staten Island who were all but destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, but on Wednesday night, they tried to forget about it all as they enjoyed a free early Thanksgiving dinner.
Residents have complained about the intersection to city officials for years by sending petitions, accidents photographs and letters to no avail.
There was a major difference of opinion on Staten Island on Thursday over the recent string of attacks against Latinos.