Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) and Nassau County Leg. Howard Kopel are urging the state to improve local roads needed for emergency evacuations during disasters.
The trees are planted curbside on city property, but homeowners say they wind up having to take care of them.
Developer Uri Kaufman is buying the old Rockaway Courthouse on Beach Channel Drive for $50,000 and turning it into a medical center, filling a void left when the bankrupt Peninsula Hospital shut down last year.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder said legislators did the hard part in 2010 when they voted to approve the $300,000 needed for three security cameras in the Rockaways.
Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy, some victims still haven’t seen any of the funds promised to them.