Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder is once again taking his office on the road. “I understand residents don’t always have the time to drop by my district offices, especially as they rebuild after Sandy, which is why I’m bringing my office to them,” Goldfeder said. The Assemblymember and his office will launch their mobile office tour across […]
Kids can keep their minds sharp this summer with another chapter of the state Assembly’s Summer Reading Challenge. The program looks to beat the “summer slide” in which kids may not keep up with reading while school’s out. Sponsored by Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, this year’s theme is “Dig into reading” for children; for tweens it’s […]
As part of his push for better transit in south Queens, Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder has asked the state to grant federal money that otherwise won’t be used, in an effort to restore the Rockaway Beach LIRR line. Goldfeder requested $29 million from the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) for a rail line that […]
One local official is asking for assistance from the MTA in an effort to improve a neighborhood for its residents. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder sent a letter to MTA Chairman Joe Lhota in the hopes of bringing his attention to issues in West Hamilton Beach, including noise pollution caused by the subway that runs alongside 104th […]
Bring on the snow. During the last meeting of the year for Community Board 10, the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) said they were ready for the winter weather and any blizzard it may bring. According to DSNY Deputy Commissioner Vito Turso, last year’s snow storm on December 26 stopped the city for […]
Newly-elected Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder was formally sworn into office on Sunday, November 6 in a ceremony attended by dozens of locals and elected officials, including Senator Charles Schumer. Goldfeder succeeds former Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer — who resigned from the seat to become Queens County Clerk — in the 23rd Assembly District. He won 54 percent […]
After touring Resorts World New York City on October 3, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (left) and Senator Joseph Addabbo (right) learned the Racino — set to open on October 28 — was up to speed with construction. They also previewed other amenities separate from the casino, including an indoor parking lot and family-friendly restaurants.
Close to 11:15 p.m. — and with half of the precincts reporting their election numbers — former Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer gathered Phil Goldfeder’s supporters together in the center of the Old Mill Yacht Club. “Now, don’t scream too loudly,” said Pheffer, who was visibly excited about the Associated Press calling the 23rd Assembly District for […]
More than 50 residents packed the Old Mill Yacht Club in Howard Beach to listen to Democratic candidate Philip Goldfeder discuss the issues most important to southern Queens residents – creating jobs and improving the economy, getting rid of the bridge toll and protecting healthcare for seniors. Goldfeder is running for Assembly District 23, which […]
Phil Goldfeder, democratic candidate for the 23rd Assembly District seat, recently opened his campaign headquarters in Howard Beach. After receiving endorsements from the Democratic, Independence and Working Families parties for the special election to be held on Tuesday, September 13, Goldfeder said that elected officials need to work together to “get the job done.” “I’m […]
Margaret Finnerty has lent a helping hand to families in southern Queens for over 20 years, but her time at the Department of Education (DOE) has come to an end as she announced her retirement earlier this month.