Town of Councilman Tripodi Updates 10/2012

Hire Local, Shop Local, Be Local
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Committee to Elect Peter Tripodi

Dear Friend:

Thank you for the positive support over these past three years.  As we approach our fourth, and a very important election in between, let’s remember that we as a community need to stand together in these tough economic times.  Please continue to write and call me with your concerns and questions, I appreciate and welcome your insight and input. Cheers!
Councilman Tripodi

Hire Local

On Monday, September 24, The Ossining Town Board passed a resolution requiring Ossining Department heads to exhaust all efforts in hiring local residents before non-residents.  Although I could not make the meeting I enthusiastically support this resolution and new town policy. This is a good thing.
According to the data, Ossining hit its highest unemployment rate in 22 years this past July at 7.8%. This is a bad thing.  While many can point the blame at someone else, it takes a real leader to try and do something about it.  The Ossining Town Board has done just that, and I am encouraging local businesses to do the same.  Hiring local can help alleviate the burden so many friends and families are currently facing.  Even if it is part time, seasonal employment; having some kind of income is better than having nothing. Taxes are too high, seniors are leaving, young people are leaving, and our community faces a tough task ahead.  But, if we can come together, as the Town Board did this past Monday, and try to face our problems head on we can accomplish a great deal.  Shop local, hire local, be local.
In the coming weeks the Town will also unveil a committee tasked at doing this very same thing.  I am asking that volunteers from all parts of our community participate and join this committee.

Vice Presidential Debate Viewing Party

Come join us for food and drinks while we meet the 2012 local Republican candidates and watch Vice President Joe Biden and Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan debate for the 2012 Presidential election.  It is vital that we know where the candidates stand on the issues.
When: Thursday October 11, 2012
Where: Landmark Diner, 265 S Highland Ave Ossining NY 10562

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Suggested Donation: $25.00, Please make checks payable to “Committee to Elect Peter Tripodi”

Copyright © 2012 Committee to Elect Peter Tripodi, All rights reserved. You are receiving this email because you have shown interest in Peter Tripodi’s work as Ossining Town Councilman. Our mailing address is:

Committee to Elect Peter Tripodi

10 Quail Hollow Road

Ossining, NY 10562

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