Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Announces Endorsement of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Today Council Member Elizabeth Crowley announced the endorsement of Governor Andrew Cuomo. “I am honored to have the support of Governor Cuomo,” said Council Member Elizabeth Crowley. “Governor Cuomo has been the strong leader our state needs. His leadership has improved the lives of middle class families across the state. I look forward to working Read More …

Council Member Crowley Applauds Rezoning

The Department of City Planning announced the beginning of the public review process for the rezoning proposal of Richmond Hill and Woodhaven. Council Member Elizabeth Crowley said: “The rezoning of Woodhaven and Richmond Hill will strengthen the neighborhoods’ appearance by preserving its characteristic one and two family homes. The new zoning plan will also encourage Read More …

Protecting Women Against Domestic Violence

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley recently introduced a bill that would provide greater reporting statistics from the NYPD regarding domestic violence. In an Op-Ed for the Huffington Post, Council Member Brad Lander outlines many of the reasons why this bill is so crucial: Unlike other crimes, police often fail to take victims seriously. As the Village Read More …

Parks Cuts Ribbon On Second Phase Of Renovations To Juniper South Playground

“I want to thank Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, and Queens Borough President Helen Marshall for their continued support of parks throughout Queens,” said Council Member Elizabeth Crowley. “Juniper Valley Park was my local playground as a child, and it continues to improve with each passing year. Children can now play on the new Read More …

HIV/AIDS Day Message from Council Member Crowley

To commemorate World AIDS Day, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley participated in the viral video campaign, “I Talk Because…” to discuss why it’s important to discuss sexual education to our City’s youth. The City Council also displayed panels of the NAMES Project Foundation’s AIDS Memorial Quilt during its Stated Meeting on November 29, 2011. World AIDS Day Read More …

Fighting to Fix Metropolitan HS Scheduling Woes

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley joined angry parents to call on the DOE to find a solution for the scheduling problems facing Queens Metropolitan High School. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village), whose two sons attend Metropolitan, said the scheduling disaster is just “one of many problems” at the school. “My main concern is curriculum,” Crowley said. Read More …

Council Member Crowley Gives Keynote Address at Irish Echo 40 Under 40 Awards

“Good evening. It is a pleasure to be with you tonight and all of the distinguished honorees. I would like thank Mairtin O Muilleoir and Ray O’Hanlon and the Irish Echo Newspaper for all the work you do on behalf of the Irish community and for hosting tonight’s event. I am honored to accept this Read More …