Thursday, May 05, 2011

A Good-Bye To Paul Nelson, Assemblywoman Millman's Chief-Of-Staff

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Paul Nelson, formerly of Assemblywoman Millman's office
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Carlo Scissura of Borough President Markowitz's office with Paul Nelson
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Paul with John Raskin of State Senator Squadron's office
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Paul with his new boss Councilman Domenic Recchia (standing next to Paul)
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Paul, center, and some of the district's residents
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Maria Heyer (l) and Assemblywoman Joan Millman(r)
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Tamar Smith of Assemblywoman Millman's office with her lovely daughters
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Long-time Carroll Gardener Buddy Scotto

As many of you have already heard, Paul Nelson has left Assemblywoman Joan Millman staff to become Coney Island Councilman Domenic Recchia's chief-of-staff. Paul will be missed for his dedication to the district's constituents and for his expertise in community issues, be it bus cuts, alternatives to housing in Brooklyn Bridge Park, noisy bars and the clean-up of the Gowanus Canal.
On Wednesday evening, Joan Millman, her staff, representatives from various elected officials, and neighborhood residents came together at Casa Rosa on Court Street to bid Paul farewell and good luck. His new boss, Domenic Recchia, was also in attendance.
Paul was presented with citations from both Borough President Markowitz and State Senator Daniel Squadron.
One of the citations mentioned that Paul has participated in over 30 marathons on all continents including Antarctica. Clearly, there is no stopping him.
Good luck, Paul! And as someone mentioned last night, Councilman Recchia is a lucky man for having you join his staff.


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