John Strausbaugh Livens Up March Meeting…


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Author John Strausbaugh livens up March Meeting; Resolutions; Congressional Petitioning…

It’s been a lively month at VID with no slow-down in our Spring to Summer agendas.  John Strausbaugh reminded everyone of the color and character of Greenwich Village from its very inception with no shortage of questions and comments from the VID members and guests who were not shy about getting Mr. Strausbaugh’s signature on their new copy of his book, The Village:  400 years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues.

Congressional Petitioning 2014Then it was on to resolutions – all passed by the membership:  Restoration of Bus Service on University Place, introduced by Tom Connor and Support for GVSHP’s initiative to landmark historic LGBT buildings, introduced by Jonathan Geballe.

Tony Hoffmann also announced the launch of Congressional petitioning with VID clubhouse open every Monday (6-7:30 pm), Thursday (6-7:30 pm) and Saturday (10-11:30 am) through April 5th to pick up and return petitions.   This year’s petitioning chair is Ed Yutkowitz; you can reach him at EddieNY (at)

MINUTES:  Minutes-March 13, 2014 Mtg