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A race at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens (file/credit: NYRA via YouTube)

Queens Assemblyman Wants Funding Diverted To Upgrade ‘Disgusting’ Aqueduct Racetrack

On 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.

02/24/2014

Rockaway Beach (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rockaways Lawmaker Seeks To Change Rules To Keep Sex Offenders From Living Near Parks, Beaches

Community 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.

02/20/2014

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)/Breezy Point as seen from Chopper 880 on Oct. 21, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From Sandy

The first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.

10/30/2013

Bay wall in Arverne in the Rockaways, August 5, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rockaways Residents, Lawmaker Call On City To Repair Destroyed Bay Wall

Assemblyman 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.

08/05/2013

Assemblyman Phil Golfeder in Breezy Point, calling on Gov. Cuomo to approve bill to lift extra permitting requirement for homeowners to rebuild, July 11, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Allow Breezy Point Residents To Rebuild Faster

Word 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.

07/11/2013

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 17 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Second Hearing Wednesday On Natural Gas Plan For NY-NJ Coast

Liberty 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.

07/10/2013

A tree on Carla Errico's block of 90th Street in Howard Beach, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Many Trees Dying, Leaning In NYC After Sandy

When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.

05/29/2013

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-N.Y.) (credit: Twitter)

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.”

05/22/2013

Rockaway Damage

Lawmaker: ‘It Is Criminal’ NYPD Has Not Installed Security Cameras In Rockaways

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.

05/05/2013

A shot of Corona, Queens, sent in by 1010 WINS listener Edwin Collantes.

Power Outages Dwindling Across Region

Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.

02/10/2013

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Nudists, Their Neighbors Want Queens Beach Fence Rebuilt

There are two beaches in Queens that are very different and there used to be a clear division between them.

07/17/2012