Sam Esposito

CB 9 chair demands do-over after vote to keep board member
News Maggie Hayes 11/19/2013 at 4:06PM

The problems keep coming for Community Board 9. James Coccovillo, the board’s chair, wants a do-over after a recent vote to keep on board member Sam Esposito. At the November meeting, Esposito called for a public vote in order to avoid the board going into executive session to call for his removal. Coccovillo obliged, and [...]

Community Board 9 votes to keep member after accusations of anti-Semitic remarks
Community Board 9 votes to keep member after accusations of anti-Semitic remarks
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/13/2013 at 11:44AM

LIAM LA GUERRE AND MAGGIE HAYES Controversial Community Board 9 member Sam Esposito is here to stay, which sent several other members walking out the door. A vote to remove Esposito from the board was shot down at the November meeting, 34 to 10. Rumors of infighting circled the board for months, beginning in June [...]