Saturday, June 28, 2014

News from Assemblyman Goldfeder

June 27, 2014
In This Issue
Mobile MetroCard Van
Stop Pesky Mosquitoes
Rockaway Beach Rail Line Study Has Begun
"Man of the Year"
Office Locations

Ozone Park  
108-14 Crossbay Blvd
Ozone Park, NY

Rockaway Beach
2-14 Beach 96th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

Albany Office
LOB 834
Albany, NY 12248

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Dear Neighbor, 

I am proud to announce my office is sponsoring a Mobile MetroCard Van for eligible seniors and residents with disabilities at convenient and accessible locations in Howard Beach and Rockaway this Monday.

The MetroCard Van will be stationed at the below locations on Monday, June 30th:  
  • Howard Beach Senior Center located at 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd from 10:00AM - 12:00 PM
  • JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center located at 106-20 Shore Front Pkwy from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The MetroCard Van will have helpful staff available to sell Unlimited and Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards, add money to regular and Reduced-Fare MetroCards and answer any questions or concerns. I encourage everyone to take advantage of these services!

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Stay Strong,           
Stop Pesky Mosquitoes       
With the summer season finally here and more families enjoying the warmer weather outside, I have asked the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to closely monitor mosquito breeding and increase preventative spraying, in an effort to eliminate any potential threats, such as West Nile or other mosquito-borne infections. You can see more on my efforts to reduce mosquito breeding here. This is more than just a quality of life issue, but also a potentially harmful one, particularly for our seniors and children
Rockaway Beach Rail Line Study Has Begun   
The Queens College Urban Studies Department has begun distributing survey questionnaires to conduct a comprehensive study on the potential community impacts and community recommendations on the proposed options of the abandoned Rockaway Beach Rail Line. While some groups are assessing the feasibility of the rail line using tax dollars and expensive consultants, we are utilizing local expert resources and educating our students, while benefiting our community. You can watch more on my efforts to revitalize the line here
"Man of the Year"   
Rotary President 

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