|Name||Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.|
|Address||133-20 86 Street |
Ozone Park, New York , United States
Sep 06, 2012 12:00am
Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control -
|Info||Council Member Joseph Addabbo is a life long resident of Ozone Park, Queens. He is a member of the NYS Bar Association; he practiced law at Addabbo and Greenberg, Esq.'s in Forest Hills, Queens until his election to the New York City Council in November 2001. |
Addabbo was successfully elected as the NYS Democratic Committeeman representing the 23rd Assembly District in 1998 and is a member of various organizations such as: The South Queens Democratic Club, Ozone Park Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus, and the Interfaith Council of Southeast Queens, and former President of The Ozone Tudor Civic Association from1997-2002, and Executive Secretary for Community Board 10.
During his tenure as Chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee Addabbo sought to protect and maintain parks and recreational areas throughout the city. He believes that parks are an integral part of our city and that is why he was the key sponsor of the Adopt-A-Park law. He was recently elected Chair of the Civil Service and Labor Committee.
Addabbo has been responsible for capital improvements in schools throughout his district and has worked tirelessly to improve transportation in each community.
He has been blessed with the opportunity to have learned from his father, the late Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo, about the functioning of the legislature, political structures, and how to effectively tend to the needs of the public. It is his intent as Council Member for the 32nd Council District to utilize this knowledge to benefit the residents of New York City.
Addabbo is happily married to the former Dawn Puricelli of Glendale and they are the proud parents of a daughter, Alexis Jules.