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Crowley doles out $1.1M for St. Saviour’s park site

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Council, City Offices, District 30 on July 7, 2011 | No Comments

Western Queens nonprofits serving youth organizations and the elderly breathed a sigh of relief after City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) doled out her discretionary spending items for the 2012 fiscal year along with a grant that will go toward building a park at the St. Saviour’s site. In her capital spending grants, Crowley allocated [...]

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City pushes 311 web system

Posted by Rich Bockmann in City Council, City Offices, District 30 on June 30, 2011 | No Comments

Maspeth residents frustrated with dialing 311 got their information directly from the source last week. At the bequest of City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village), representatives from the city’s non-emergency information service and a handful of the municipal agencies it frequently contacts on behalf of callers met neighborhood residents at Kowalinski Post, at 61-57 Maspeth [...]

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Weiner seat attracts names

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, District 23, District 24, District 24, District 25, District 30, District 32, District 9, U.S. House on June 23, 2011 | No Comments

After three weeks of media frenzy surrounding Weinergate and a curt final press conference last Thursday, U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner officially left Congress Tuesday, creating a unique political vacuum in his district that stretches across much of Queens into Brooklyn. The Forest Hills Democrat submitted his official resignation letter Monday and was out at midnight [...]

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Mayor opens new park in Maspeth on gas tank site

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, Congress, District 30, District 30, District 7, Mayor, U.S. House on June 9, 2011 | No Comments

Mayor Michael Bloom­berg visited Maspeth to officially open a new park Monday, but some civic leaders accused lawmakers of joining the celebrations when they actually hindered the park’s progress. “It’s a wonderful space,” Bloomberg said of the $20 million, 6.5-acre Elmhurst Park. “It is difficult to recall what this industrial site used to look like.” [...]

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Boro pols slam city at hearing for snow response

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Council, City Offices, District 22, District 30 on January 13, 2011 | No Comments

“At some point you’ve got to realize they weren’t plowing,” City Councilman Peter Vallone (D-Astoria), chairman of the Council Public Safety Committee, told city Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty during a heated exchange. “They may have been on the highways, they might have been in Manhattan, but they weren’t in Queens, they weren’t on Staten Island, they weren’t in Brooklyn.”

Miller endorsed by Addabbo, Elizabeth Crowley

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, City Council, District 15, District 30, District 38, State Senate on August 9, 2010 | No Comments

In a release, Addabbo called Miller “a champion for Queens families,” while Crowley said Miller had a “depth of experience and the fresh ideas we need.”