Van Bramer

No. 7 train shuttle idea shot down by MTA
No. 7 train shuttle idea shot down by MTA
News Billy Rennison 1/25/2012 at 11:23AM

An elected official’s plan for shuttle bus service during the No. 7 train shutdown was shot down before it left the station. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer proposed to the MTA a shuttle bus that would transport stranded straphangers directly from Vernon Boulevard into 42nd Street in Manhattan. The MTA rejected the plan, saying, “While we [...]

Kids, community help create dream playground in Sunnyside
Kids, community help create dream playground in Sunnyside
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 10/11/2011 at 12:02PM

The dream of every child is to allow his imagination to run wild while creating his own unique playground. The students of P.S. 199 are having their dreams come true. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer visited the school, located at 39-20 48th Avenue in Sunnyside, on October 3 to commence his Noonan Park Community Design Initiative. [...]

Long Island City dog run groomed
Long Island City dog run groomed
Top Stories Steve Mosco 10/10/2011 at 11:09AM

A place to meet and socialize is important for members from all Queens communities – even four-legged ones. That is why elected officials and community leaders transformed a once “ruff” looking dog run into one that canines will agree is through the “roof.” “This is great. There is so much more space,” said Mitzi Copeland, [...]