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James Oddo

  1. neighborhood news
    Staten Island Is the Unhealthiest BoroughHold the jokes, maybe.
  2. in other news
    Staten Island Pol Drops F-Bombs, Raises DiscourseFor those who believe a politician plus an F-bomb equals instant comedy, the last 24 hours must’ve been the best of their lives (until the CIA surveillance tapes of Dick Cheney emerge in 2075). A semi-viral (44,000 views so far) clip making its way through the usual channel shows City Council minority leader James Oddo, of Staten Island, cursing — and tossing — out Pia Haraldsen, a Norwegian comedian who’d come to bait him, Borat style, about Hillary and Barack. Oddo has issued an apology for the language, if not for the sentiment. We think that’s too bad.