GLENDALE/104 CIVILIAN OBSERVATION PATROL PRESENT COUNCIL MEMBER ELIZABETH CROWLEY WITH CUSTOM STREET SIGN

On Thursday, August 29, members of the Glendale/104 Civilian Observation Patrol presented Council Member Elizabeth Crowley with a custom street sign to thank the Council Member for the funding she allocated in the 2014 budget and her commitment to public safety. Pictured from left to right: Thomas Bruno, John Wilczynski, Camille Venezia, Council Member Elizabeth Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Requests Details on City’s 911 Call Taking System

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Chair of the Fire and Criminal Justice Services Committee, wrote to Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway to follow up on several issues with the City’s new 911 system. On Friday, June 21, Deputy Mayor Holloway testified at a City Council hearing about the City’s 911 upgrade. Council Member Crowley raised a number Read More …

In Advance of Mayor Bloomberg’s Executive Budget, Council Member Crowley and 27 Council Members Urge the City to Reduce Overtime Spending in NYPD and Hire More Uniformed Officers

With Mayor Michael Bloomberg slated to present the fiscal year 2014 executive budget this week, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, joined by 27 other Council Members, urged the Mayor to increase uniformed headcount in the Police Department and curtail overtime spending. “The use of overtime spending should not be used as a long term solution to Read More …

Council Member Crowley Thanks Deputy Inspector Michael Cody for Service to 104th Pct.

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley presented Deputy Inspector Michael Cody, the departing commanding officer of the 104th Precinct, a City Council Citation on Wednesday, January 30, thanking him for his service to the community. Captain Christopher Manson is the new commanding officer of the 104th Precinct. “Deputy Inspector Michael Cody worked tirelessly with the community to serve and Read More …

Friends of Firefighters, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Help Firefighters in Need After Sandy out of Glendale Distribution Site

Before, during, and after Superstorm Sandy, New York City firefighters, as always, were instrumental in rescue and evacuation operations and keeping New Yorkers safe. But like so many other New Yorkers, many active and retired firefighters lost their homes due to the storm. Friends of Firefighters (FoF), a not-for-profit organization that offers wellness services for Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley’s Advocacy Leads to No Smoking Signs in Bus Shelters

Commuters throughout the City who have been subject to harmful secondhand smoke at City bus shelters will soon get a reprieve. After an inquiry from Council Member Elizabeth Crowley (CD-30, Queens), the Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to manufacture and install “No Smoking” signs in bus shelters. The New York City Administrative Code already Read More …

City Council’s Efforts to Keep Firehouses Fully Staffed Help Spur Record Low Fire Fatalities in New York City

Fire fatalities in New York City were a record low in 2012. The City recorded 58 deaths from fires, down from 66 in 2011. The new record was met thanks to the exceptional work of the members of the FDNY. Demand for Fire Department services is also at an all-time high, according to FDNY Commissioner Read More …

Council Member Crowley Honors Brave EMT Workers who Made Water Rescue in Glendale

On Wednesday’s City Council stated meeting, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley, Chair of the Fire and Criminal Justice Services Committee, honored FDNY EMTs Jimmy Guailacela and Marilyn Arroyo who rescued three people from a flash flood in Glendale, Queens. On August 15, Sister Claudia Bradshaw and Mary and Joseph Lawrence were on their way to Read More …

Council Member Crowley Calls For Immediate Investigation Into Flooding Conditions By DEP And DDC

Today, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (CD-30, Queens) sent a letter to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) calling for the departments to investigate if the ongoing construction at the Cooper Avenue underpass led to the extreme flood in Glendale, Queens. On Wednesday, August 15, several severe Read More …