Demonstrators rally for Pouch Camp

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While many spent this weekend’s makeshift St. Patrick’s Day in revelry, dozens of boy scouts also took to the streets on Staten Island, walking the parade route to protest the possible development of Pouch Camp, a 120-acre tract of land that’s at risk of being sold. While Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he’s a ardent supporter of the camp’s preservation, he told the gathered demonstrators yesterday that he has little influence over the site’s future. “I’m not sure I can do anything about that,” Bloomberg said, when asked whether he would use his influence to preserve the camp space. “The city has a lot of other things to worry about.”