Queens commuters will soon be able to track when the next bus will arrive.
Assemblymember Philip Goldfeder
Members of the Queens Public Transit Committee thanked Community Board 5 for voicing support to restart the defunct Rockaway Beach Line instead of backing the QueensWay park idea.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]