Queens, Nassau Lawmakers Call On State To Improve Storm Emergency RoutesAssemblyman 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.
Homeowners: NYC Planting Trees Despite ObjectionsThe trees are planted curbside on city property, but homeowners say they wind up having to take care of them.
Long-Abandoned Rockaway Courthouse To Get New Life As Medical CenterDeveloper 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.
Lawmaker: 'It Is Criminal' NYPD Has Not Installed Security Cameras In RockawaysAssemblyman 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.
City Lawmakers Want Feds To Reimburse Sandy-Devastated HomeownersNearly six months after superstorm Sandy, some victims still haven't seen any of the funds promised to them.