Campaigning for Maya Wiley

On a recent Saturday, (L to R) District Leader Jen Hoppe, VID co-president Mar Fitzgerald, and VID co-president Cameron Krause led campaigning for Maya Wiley for Mayor in Abingdon Square. VID Starts Campaigning for Maya Wiley  Running in a large field in the upcoming Democratic primary, Ms. Wiley is the choice of Village Independent Democrats (VID) for Mayor for her command of the issues and clear understanding of what New Yorkers need. As a result, VID is campaigning for Maya […]

VID Officers

December 10 General Meeting

The December 10 General Meeting Endorsed City Council Candidates and Elected VID’s 2021 Co-Presidents and Three Vice Presidents Full Meeting Minutes Here At the December 10 General Meeting David Siffert opened with his President’s Report addressing a rumor of a special meeting in Albany to discuss sources of new revenue.  He urged everyone to get in touch with their local politicians to advocate for taxing the wealthy.  He noted that the government was withholding money from localities and services during […]

Tom Connor

VID Member Tom Connor Dead at 88

VID Has Lost Another Treasure – Tom Connor Tom Connor, longtime member of VID and of The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club passed-away on Thursday, August 6th.  A 20-year member of Greenwich House, Center on the Square, and its Advisory Council President for 15 years, Tom also served as a Board Member on Community Board 2 Manhattan and on numerous Committees.  He was known for his focus on the disabled and senior communities, and in most cases an expert on […]

July 9 General Meeting

The July 9 General Meeting Passed a Letter and a Resolution; Introduced Speakers on Police Reform and the Blue Ticket in PA Full Meeting Minutes   Zoom Meeting Video President David Siffert opened the July 9 General Meeting pronouncing that the Primary on June 23rd went really well, and congratulated everyone for a really great job.  He said Jerry Nadler and Rachel Lavine were way ahead of their opponents–the closest race was Carolyn Maloney’s, where she and her opponent were within […]