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Willets Point biz owners fighting for repairs, legal fees
Willets Point biz owners fighting for repairs, legal fees
News Melissa Chan 5/18/2012 at 12:06PM

A coalition of Willets Point business owners are urging the city to repair severely deteriorated streets in their “forgotten land” before emergency response times are more hindered and further revenue is lost. “There is no reason to deny our neighborhood essential services. We are New York City taxpayers, and we will not tolerate having to [...]

Ramps approved, repairs wait at Willets Point
Ramps approved, repairs wait at Willets Point
News Alexa Altman 4/04/2012 at 4:23PM

As the redevelopment of Willets Point moves ahead, city officials are “ramped” up, thanks to approval by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) of the proposed ramps that would connect the Van Wyck Expressway to Willets Point. However, area businesses fighting the city’s use of Eminent Domain to revamp Willets Point say that the ramps are [...]