A proposal by Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to convert a street on their campus into a pedestrian plaza has yet to win approval from the local community board.
The public plaza would close off Haven Avenue to non-emergency traffic between 168th and 169th streets and would feature plantings, grassy areas and tables. At a meeting Monday of the Community Board 12 traffic and transportation committee, residents and board members said they were particularly worried about the potential loss of 17 parking spaces.
After two hours of discussion inside a packed meeting room just steps from the campus, the
The Filipino community in Queens must get busy helping would-be recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to register, and they must spread the word about immigrant rights—going door to door if they have to.
This was among the advice Filipino action groups gave during a town hall meeting last Sunday afternoon at Woodside's Sisa Pakari community center to discuss the Trump administration's decision to eliminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), what that decision means for the Filipino community in Queens and practical steps to take now and in the future.
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A $20 million investment to improve crumbling medians on Kings Highway. A blitz to paint over graffiti along Sheepshead Bay Road, Coney Island Avenue, and Avenue Z. A plan to find new locations for noisy party boats.