A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.
Senator Michael Gianaris
The Long Island City community is concerned a new string of subway shutdowns will bring more problems to residents and business owners.
Councilmember Costa Constantinides recently announced he had introduced a bill into the City Council that would require potholes to be filled within five days or less.
From the 49 co-location proposals released last year for schools all around the city, the Department of Education (DOE) has announced it will be withdrawing nine and revising one
LIC Flea & Food and Kaufman Astoria Studios have announced they will be partnering up to bring the city’s first-ever backlot market called Astoria Flea & Food at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
Congressmember Joseph Crowley gathered with other local elected officials and parents of students from P.S. 11, located at 54-25 Skillman Ave., to voice their disagreement with the DOE’s final recommendation of sending the school’s kindergarten and first grade students to P.S. 171 in Astoria.
Although the MTA cannot put a stop to the suspensions expected for the No. 7 train, the agency plans on working to help promote Long Island City.
With the winter still in full force, a group of elected officials are making sure those in need across the city are staying warm.
After local elected officials and community leaders met with the MTA Thursday, the agency plans on making no changes to the No. 7 train suspension but is looking to reach out to the community.
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with other elected officials and traffic safety advocates Thursday to call for Northern Blvd. to be added as one of the 50 locations in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative.