Friends of Peter Parente are asking supporters to please join them in their efforts to elect Peter Parente to the City Council in District 3. A special fundraiser is scheduled for Peter Parente, Republican-Independence-and Conservative Candidate for New Rochelle City Council District 3. The Fundraiser will be held at the popular Juliano’s Restaurant, 700 Main Street, New Rochelle, N.Y. and will take place on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
The suggested donations are Supporter $75.00, Supporter Couple $125.00, Partner Couple $250.00. People who would like to attend are asked to RSVP to John at (914) 355-9131. People who are planning to attend as well as those who are unable to attend, but would like to support Peter with a donation are asked to mail their check to Friends of Peter Parente, 95 Brookside Place, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10801Read more
Peter Parente, a U.S. Marine from New Rochelle who pulled the plane wreckage from Flight 175 out of the building at the center of the controversy over the proposed site of an Islamic Center and Mosque, will appear live on WOR 710 AM at 4 PM today. Parente will recount his story first published here on Talk of the Sound: New Rochelle Marine Disputes Defenders of 'Ground Zero' Mosque in New York City.
Parente is currently a candidate in the November 2nd Special Election for City Council District 3. He is running against Jared Rice.
UPDATE: You can download/listen to an mp3 file of Peter's interview by clicking here
UPDATE: The show is also available on the Steve Malzberg site in the archive.Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
City Council Candidate Peter Parente Receives Endorsement from VPAC
New Rochelle, New York – September 24, 2010 – Following his recent Republican Party nomination, Peter Parente, candidate for the City Council District 3 seat has been endorsed by the Veterans Political Action Committee of Westchester. Representing veteran’s interests, VPAC endorsed Peter Parente for his achievements and his unwavering commitment to supporting veteran’s affairs.
A Special Election is being held in the city on November 2nd 2010 to find a replacement for Councilman James Stowe who passed away unexpectedly on Aug 4th of this year. Parente, a successful business owner, United States Marine and veteran of Operation Desert Storm is known throughout the city for his active involvement in numerous community events.Read more
The Friends of Peter Parente will be holding a pep rally to support his election for Council District 3. It all happens Thursday, September 23rd, in the American Legion Post 8 at 112 North Avenue.
Meet Peter and his supporters as they join together to take on the tough issues facing this city. Join the team and help make a difference or just listen in. There's room for everyone , whatever your comfort level.
You won't want to miss this special event.
Admission is free, refreshments will be served, and there's ample parking.Read more