Category Archives: The Campaign Trail

Peter Parente With Bruce Negrin on WVOX

Peter Parente on "New Rochelle News and Views" with Bruce Negrin

Peter Parente took to the airwaves with radio host Bruce Negrin on his weekly New Rochelle News and Views  talk show. The popular radio show provided Peter a chance to outline his vision for New Rochelle, and get the chance to talk to some of the callers. ” It’s always a great opportunity when I get a chance to hear what’s on people’s minds and a special thanks to Bruce for the invitation to speak with the listeners”.

Join the Volunteers to Get Out the Vote !

Together We Can Make a Difference

Come join the volunteer effort to send the message out to all voters. On Saturday, October 30, supporters will be gathering at the Jim Maisano Campaign headquarters at 175 Main Street (across the street from Salesian High School). Volunteers supporting Peter Parente, Jim Maisano, Cynthia Lobo and Bob Cohen will pick up flyers and distribute them throughout the neighborhoods and convince residents to give us their vote.  Your help will be appreciated in two shifts (from 10:00AM – 2:00 PM and 2:00PM to 6:00PM). Join your old friends and make some new ones as we get together to make a difference.

Your Vote, Your Voice


YOUR Vote, YOUR Voice.

Your vote on November 2nd will send a resounding mandate to city hall letting them know that enough is enough. The time is now and it begins when you cast your vote on election day. Working together, we can take on the challenges we all face as residents of this  great city. So remember to come out and vote for Peter Parente on November 2nd and make your voice heard.  Thank you and God Bless America.

Peter Parente Meets With Senior Citizens at AARP Forum

Peter Parente was well received at the Hugh Doyle Center as he listened to the issues facing senior citizens in New Rochelle

The Hugh Doyle Center was the setting for the AARP sponsored candidate’s forum as a crowd of senior citizens had the chance to meet with Peter Parente. Although Peter had the chance to speak, he more than welcomed the opportunity to listen to what’s on the mind of those who attended. You can see more photos of the event HERE

Candidate Parente Gains Support From Both Sides of the Aisle


Former Mayor Len "Lenny" Paduano (Republican), Peter Parente and Former N.Y. State Assemblyman Ron Tocci (Democrat)

A leader who can bring people together” isn’t just a slogan for Peter Parente, it’s what he does every day. Whether it’s his community work at St. Josephs Church, the Memorial Day Parade, or the 9/11 Vigil, Peter’s proven track record shows his ability to join together people from all backgrounds and get winning results. On November 2nd, you can make the right choice for New Rochelle by voting for Peter Parente  to represent District 3.

New Rochelle Public Employees Union Endorses Peter Parente for District 3 Election

For Immediate Release

October 21, 2010

Local 663-The New Rochelle Public Employees Union Endorse Parente

On Friday, October 15, 2010, The New Rochelle Public Employees Voted to support Peter Parente in his effort to be elected as Councilman representing District 3 on the New Rochelle City Council.  Angelo Formisano, Secretary-Treasurer Local 663 made the following statement, “We find it conceivable that you truly are the candidate who will stand up for the average working class man and his family. Our Union President, Mr. Lamont Taylor, is pleased to tell you that Local 663, the New Rochelle Public Employee’s stand with you and supports your effort in this upcoming election to bring the people of New Rochelle back together again, as you have demonstrated in the past.”

This endorsement is the third endorsement received by Peter Parente in his effort to be elected to represent the good people of District 3 in this special election to fill a vacant seat on the city council. To date, Mr. Parente has been endorsed by Westchester VPAC, Local 273 International Association of Fire Fighters in New Rochelle and now The New Rochelle Public Employee’s Local 663.

Mr. Parente commented, “I am truly humbled by this third endorsement and by the fact that so many of our hard working men and women recognize my ability and effort to bring the people of our community together to address their many concerns and to develop viable solutions to the important issues our entire district and city face today in the future.”

At the Latest Fundraiser, Party Affiliation Didn’t Stand in the Way of Support for Peter Parente’s Run for City Council District 3



James Tudy IV, a registered Democrat, is a highly admired, noble, well-educated and respected Vietnam Veteran. He sees Peter Parente as being the right choice for the City Council, District 3 seat. More and more Democrats have joined Mr Tudy in supporting what’s best for New Rochelle. Mr. Tudy sums it up best when he says ”  Nothing would be sweeter than a vote for Peter”.

Tuesday, October 12th, the Friends of Peter Parente, Candidate for City Council held their second fundraiser of the Campaign. The event took place at the famed Juliano’s Restaurant, located at 700 Main Street in New Rochelle.

Supporters from every race, nationality and political affiliation filled the banquet room to capacity as they gathered to show their support for the candidate they believe would best serve all the residents of District 3 in New Rochelle.

Along with the large and diverse Parente family, were new friends Peter has made along the campaign trail, as well as many old friends who have known Peter for years.

Everyone in attendance enjoyed the great food, friendship and live music provided by Peter’s brother and the A to Z Band. As he spoke to the room packed with supporters, Peter expressed his appreciation for the diversity of people who came to show their support for Peter’s candidacy.

See more photos of the evenings events HERE

Parente Supporters Gather for Fundraiser


Councilmen Lou Trangucci, Richard St. Paul, and Al Tarrantino were on hand to offer their support for Peter

The room was filled to capacity as supporters joined to show their support for District 3 candidate Peter Parente. Hosted by the Post Road Ale House, the event attracted a host of new supporters to mingle with  friends and neighbors.

Parente Volunteers Called into Action

The room was filled with a lively crowd of volunteers as candidate Peter Parente outlined his plan for success in the upcoming special election for the New RochelleDistrict 3 seat. Enthusiasm filled the room as the supporters signed up for their campaign tasks. Clearly, the  question most asked throughout the evening had to be “Peter, how can I help?”  Quite a team!

Navigate this site -www.peterparente .org- to find the many ways you too can make a difference.

Peter Parente Meets With N.R.Citizens Reform Club


Local activist Peggy Godfrey and neighbor, Marino listen in as Peter lays out his vision of a new direction for the city


 Peter Parente was on hand to answer questions at last nights meeting of the New Rochelle Citizens Reform Club. Among topics discussed were the tax burdens being placed  on residents, and a call for the adoption of a common sense approach towards fiscal responsibility. The enthusiastic crowd was supportive and welcomed the  vision Peter has for the city. As one person put it, “it just feels right”.