STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) — Halcyone Williams was one of Congressman Michael Grimm’s supporters who showed up early to the ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn on Staten Island.
She admitted to me that she didn’t know who Representative Grimm was several months ago. “I met Congressman Grimm in June.” At the time she felt “hopeless” for the simple reason that her son was being bullied at school.
She tells me that Rep. Grimm was the only person, other than her lawyer, who fought for her son and the safety transfer she desired.
She never forgot the words from that meeting. “I will give you my word that I will do everything in my power to help your son,” Williams says Grimm told her.
According to Williams, he did — personally coming to her home to get the full background of the story, to meet her son, Cyon, and to find out exactly what needed to be done.
He delivered results in a matter of weeks. In fact, Williams she was shocked after receiving the letter stating the transfer was granted.
As for Cyon? He says that school is now, “a lot better,” adding, “I’ve made a lot friends.”
Mom cast her vote for Grimm this evening after work.
When asked about Rep. Grimm’s federal indictment, Williams smiled and said, “No comment.” When asked how she views him, she replied, “His word is his bond.”