Thousands of fish killed in Flushing Creek by NYC sewage overflows

Councilmember Peter Koo, Riverkeeper, and Guardians of Flushing Bay are having an emergency press conference in response to the mass fish kill-off in Flushing Creek. It is believed that this environmental destruction is caused by the Combined Sewage Overflow (CSO) system used in this area.  You can join in the fight to upgrade this unsafe… Read More Thousands of fish killed in Flushing Creek by NYC sewage overflows

The Community Praises the Protected Bike Lane on Oceania Street and 210th Street

Oakland Gardens residents and the students of Nathanial Hawthorne Middle School 74Q just got a big safety improvement that our community leaders are excited about. Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik, Congress Member Grace Meng, Assembly Member Nily Rozic, Assembly Member David Weprin, and Community Board 11 Queens Chair Christine L. Haider all spoke yesterday praising… Read More The Community Praises the Protected Bike Lane on Oceania Street and 210th Street

Brutal Crimes Should Have No Place in Our Parks

(This article is published with permission from the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy where it was originally written.) For many years the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy has advocated for park improvements to increase safety.  We have requested better paths and fewer fences so the park is more welcoming and less desolate.  We have asked for better… Read More Brutal Crimes Should Have No Place in Our Parks