December 12 General Membership Meeting

Thursday, December 12th, 6:30 pm   St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street VID’s next Membership Meeting has a full and important agenda.  We urge all members to attend and welcome friends and guests. Agenda: District Leader Report– Keen Berger Committee Reports Campaign-Peter Crosta Technology- Nat Johnson Community Affairs- Marti Speranza Fundraising- Nadine Hoffmann 3.     VID Club Elections 1 President 3 Vice Presidents Due to circumstances beyond our control notification of dues renewal haven’t gone out.  Please bring a check to the membership meeting in case your dues need to be renewed.  Nobody will be allowed to vote if their dues are in […]

Anti-Fracking and Anti-Spectra Pipeline Events

The Anti-Fracking Crusade VID members and hundreds of New Yorkers have been involved in a number of different Anti-Fracking and Anti-Spectra pipeline events  over the last four weeks.  You can see a slide show here. Protests against Fracking outside Chelsea Piers, October 19 Hundreds of demonstrators,including  members of the Village Independent Democrats, participated in a rally against hydraulic fracking outside of Chelsea Piers.  Governor Cuomo was scheduled to host a luncheon at a restaurant inside the facility but was unable to attend and therefore missed the protest. Protestors also mobilized a pair of boats to face the waterfront venue. October 30 […]

General Meeting, Candidate Form and Club Endorsements

The April General Membership, Candidate Forum & Endorsement Meeting  held on Thursday, April 11th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street,  at 7:00 PM and will include a candidate forum for City Council Districts 1,2, and 3 as well as for the NYC offices of Comptroller and District Attorney. The agenda is: 1.  District Leaders Reports– Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe 2.  Endorsements.  (VID members are qualified to vote at this endorsement meeting if they became a member of VID on or before Friday, January 11, 2013). City Council 3rd District City Council 1st District City Council 2nd District NYC Comptroller District Attorney – New York County ​3.  Report […]