Beach areas in Queens hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and still recovering are dealing with a new issue this summer.
It could mean a straight shot in one seat from Penn Station to JFK Airport, said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-Manhattan/Brooklyn.
Assemblyman 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.
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.
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.
The first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.
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.
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.
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.
When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.
“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.”
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.
Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.
There are two beaches in Queens that are very different and there used to be a clear division between them.