Residents Press City To Take Action Against Queens Beach Pest ExplosionBeach areas in Queens hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and still recovering are dealing with a new issue this summer.
Politicians: Use Abandoned Rockaway Rail Line For Trains, Not ParklandIt could mean a straight shot in one seat from Penn Station to JFK Airport, said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-Manhattan/Brooklyn.
Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don't Repay FEMA A DimeAssemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he's asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it's required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.
Queens Assemblyman Wants Funding Diverted To Upgrade 'Disgusting' Aqueduct RacetrackOn Monday, New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced legislation to require NYRA to use its share of casino money earmarked for capital projects only at Aqueduct.
Rockaways Lawmaker Seeks To Change Rules To Keep Sex Offenders From Living Near Parks, BeachesCommunity leaders are angry, saying they only recently learned that more than ten registered sex offenders - including those convicted of molesting, raping and abusing minors - have moved into their tight-knit community on the ocean.
Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From SandyThe first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.
Rockaways Residents, Lawmaker Call On City To Repair Destroyed Bay WallAssemblyman Phil Goldfeder on Monday called on the city to provide immediate funding to repair the bulkhead on the border of the Rockaway Peninsula and Jamaica Bay.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Allow Breezy Point Residents To Rebuild FasterWord of the signing came as Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder held a rally Thursday, urging the Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the "Breezy Point'' bill he drafted and allow residents to rebuild their homes.
Second Hearing Wednesday On Natural Gas Plan For NY-NJ CoastLiberty Natural Gas has applied to federal authorities for permission to build a port in the ocean 17 miles off Jones Beach on Long Island and 24 miles off Long Branch, N.J.
Many Trees Dying, Leaning In NYC After SandyWhen the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy's effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.
NYS Assemblyman In Tornado-Ravaged Okla. To Repay Support Given During Sandy"As I walk around and there's an mixture of confusion and grief and just so much uncertainty, that's exactly what we felt six months ago."
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.