Council Member Crowley Praises Planned Renovations for Evergreen Park

Monday night, the Parks Department presented its plans for renovations and a new children’s play area for Evergreen Park at Community Board 5’s Parks Committee. Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (CD-30, Queens), who allocated $1 million for improvements at the park, applauded the plans and stressed the need for improvements. “Glendale and Ridgewood residents will 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 …

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley Participates in Annual Forest Park 5k Race

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley joined over 200 runners this Sunday for the Annual Forest Park 5k Fun Run. The race benefited the Forest Park Trust, Inc. – an organization that provides free educational, recreational and cultural events in Forest Park for people of all ages. Elizabeth and a team of staff members took off Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley Calls Upon Department of Health to Increase Pesticide Use in 30th District

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley has called upon the Department of Health to increase spraying in order to safeguard against the spread of the West Nile Virus in the communities of Middle Village, Maspeth, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Woodhaven and Glendale. While the DOH treated some catch basins in the area this past weekend, residents have Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley, Parks Borough Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, Local Residents Cut Ribbon at New Handball Courts

On Tuesday July 19, 2011, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (D-30, Queens), Parks Department Borough Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski community leaders and park users gathered to celebrate the opening of the recently renovated handball courts at Juniper Valley Park. At the ribbon-cutting, athletes of all ages tested out the new playing area and enjoyed the afternoon Read More …