Assemblymember Philip Goldfeder

Howard Beach’s Columbus Day Parade back and better than ever
Howard Beach’s Columbus Day Parade back and better than ever
South Maggie Hayes 10/01/2013 at 1:11PM

Last year, Sandy stopped the always-anticipated Howard Beach Columbus Day Parade. But this year, the event came back bigger and better. “We were ecstatic,” said Frank Gulluscio, the area’s Democratic District Leader. “Besides celebrating the Italian culture, it was the fact that the community came back, the fact that we were out there in full [...]

Wounded Warriors Adaptive Water Sports Festival will go on as planned
South Liam La Guerre 7/05/2013 at 3:48PM

The show will go on. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder helped acquire the use of a new dock for the Wounded Warriors 10th annual Adaptive Water Sports Festival, so now the event can continue as planned. Each year the water sports festival by the Wounded Warriors Project, an organization dedicated to empowered injured soldiers, provides the multi-day sports [...]

Op-Ed: Solidarity with Oklahoma
News Op-Ed 6/07/2013 at 2:51PM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER PHILLIP GOLDFEDER When Sandy arrived seven months ago, my district, my community, and my family were severely impacted and our lives forever changed. Our neighborhoods, our businesses, and our homes were torn into pieces, flooded and burned down and our families left to rebuild their lives with uncertainty and despair. We survived in [...]

OpEd: Public opposed to JFK runway expansion
News Queens Courier Staff 3/20/2012 at 1:12PM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER PHILIP GOLDFEDER As your assemblymember, it is my responsibility to ensure that the community’s concerns are heard. On no issue is that clearer than the Regional Plan Association’s suggested plan to the Port Authority to expand the runway at JFK International Airport into Jamaica Bay. Since the plan was first introduced in February [...]

Sun News Briefs
News Melissa Chan 3/15/2012 at 6:08PM

Pol: Save Jamaica Bay from runway expansion SOUTHERN QUEENS — Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to Port Authority executives, urging them to reject proposals to expand the runway at JFK International Airport into Jamaica Bay. Port Authority executives introduced a plan back in February 2011 which included filling in a significant part of [...]

$7M to restore Jamaica Bay marshes
$7M to restore Jamaica Bay marshes
News Melissa Chan 1/24/2012 at 11:35AM

A $7 million grant will see more “green” in the Jamaica Bay marshes. The grant — provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, totaling $7,293,547.50 — will fund the restoration of approximately 50 acres of salt marshes at Yellow Bar Hassock, Senator Charles Schumer and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder announced recently. “From Broad Channel to [...]

Cross Bay toll could be no more
Cross Bay toll could be no more
News Melissa Chan 1/23/2012 at 5:25PM

Rockaway residents may soon find their burdens lighter — at least while trekking across the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. Under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, a discount program could see Rockaway and Broad Channel residents reimbursed for their travels. Rockaway motorists with an E-Z Pass currently pay $1.19 each time they drive along the [...]

Talent on parade at Howard Beach Senior Center
Talent on parade at Howard Beach Senior Center
News David Beltran 1/19/2012 at 4:24PM

It was an afternoon full of laughs and smiles at The Howard Beach Senior Center as they held their first of two talent shows this year. Over 200 people, including Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, attended the show, which featured a variety of acts, from singing to belly dancing to stand-up comedy. Mark Frey, the executive director [...]