Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Co-Naming 60th Drive in Maspeth to George Gibbons Jr. Way

Last week Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation, sponsored by Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, that co-names 60th Drive in Maspeth to George Gibbons Jr. Way. George Gibbons was a lifelong resident of Maspeth and small business owner who was killed by a hit and run driver on October 15, 2011. “George T. Gibbons’ life will be honored Read More …

Statement by Council Member Crowley on Proposed Landmark of Forest Park Carousel

Today, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley attended the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s public hearing and urged the Commission to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. “Preserving our history strengthens and enriches the character of our communities,” said Council Member Crowley. “The significance of the Muller horses, which were carved more than 100 years ago, is without question, and Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Hosts Recycling Event with Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, C.O.M.E.T. and the 104th Precinct

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, COMET, and the 104th Precinct sponsored a free recycling event on Earth Day, April 20, at Maspeth Federal Savings Bank. Throughout the day residents recycled old electronics, textiles, and paper. Free etching services were also provided for vehicles by the 104th Precinct. “I want to thank all the great Read More …

Ridgewood Community Celebrates Unveiling of Ridgewood North Historic District Signs

New street signs marking the Ridgewood North Historic District were unveiled today at a ceremony organized by Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and attended by Council Member Diana Reyna, Landmarks Preservation Chair (LPC) Robert Tierney, New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation Chair Christina Davis, and community residents. The Ridgewood North Historic District, composed of 96 apartment buildings Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Sponsors Property Tax Forum

More than 50 people attended a property tax forum sponsored by Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Thursday night at P.S. 113 in Glendale. Council Member Crowley arranged Department of Finance representatives to explain the City’s property tax system and offered one-on-one assistance for individual homeowners with questions. “I sponsored this forum so residents are better informed Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Installs Board of Friends of Ridgewood Library

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley (CD-30, Queens) installed the new board for Friends of Ridgewood Library Monday night, February 4. Friends of Library groups work with local branches to promote services, advocate for increased funding, and provide financial assistance through fundraising. The newly installed officers of Friends of Ridgewood Library are President Tom Dowd, Vice President 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 …

Council Member Crowley Congratulates I.S. 93 Sixth Graders for Sending Holiday Care Packages to Troops Overseas

On Friday morning, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley visited the Ridgewood Post Office at 60-80 Woodbine Street to thank sixth graders from I.S. 93 for collecting care packages to send to our troops serving overseas for the holidays. The students helped collect donations from their classmates and shipped them to individual soldiers. “I was touched Read More …