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Civil Court Judge Raymond Rodriguez is sworn in by newly appointed Judge Jenny Rivera, associate judge of the state Court of Appeals.

posted Apr 4, 2013, 5:52 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated May 13, 2015, 12:33 PM by Lou Bara ]
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Proudly touting his Puerto Rican heritage, history-making Judge Raymond Rodriguez was ceremonially sworn in to the city Civil Court on Wednesday.

Rodriguez, 39, a West Brighton resident, is the first Hispanic judge elected or appointed from Staten Island.

"It's a great day," Rodriguez said at the ceremony, which was held in the Staaten, West Brighton. "I am so proud to be the first Hispanic judge in Staten Island history. It's really something to have this honor bestowed on me."

 Tom Wrobleski/Staten Island Advance - For the full story, visit the SI Advance HERE