Tag: councilwoman-nantasha-williams

Cambria Heights Library gets $2.8 million for crucial resilience upgrades

Cambria Heights

Sep. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry As Climate Week NYC got underway, Councilwoman Nantasha Williams presented a check for $2.8 million in funding to Queens Public Library to support vital resilience upgrades at the Cambria Heights Library on Monday, Sept. 19. The resilience upgrades are designed to enhance the library’s ability to withstand and recover…
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Flood-damaged Jamaica Hills playground set for nearly $3M makeover

Sep. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry Councilwoman Nantasha Williams hosted a “check ceremony” at Harvard Playground in Jamaica Hills on Aug. 30 to commemorate her allocation of $2.755 million in capital funding for the reconstruction and revitalization of the playground that was heavily damaged during Hurricane Ida in August 2021. The project was a priority request of Ida flood victims in the neighborhood who sought further city investments in their community following the disaster. “One of the greatest things we can do as council members is to allocate capital funding to our schools and our parks, which are institutions that…
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City completes pedestrian safety improvements along Parsons Boulevard corridor in downtown Jamaica

Aug. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry The city has completed a $5.7 million pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvement project in downtown Jamaica on Parsons Boulevard between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue. The project targeted a stretch of Parsons Boulevard that ranks in the top 10% of corridors borough-wide with crashes resulting in fatalities and serious…
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Public advocate hosts open forum in Jamaica to hear residents’ housing concerns 

Jun. 16, 2023 By John Schilling New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams hosted an open forum with residents of southeast Queens on Thursday, June 15, to hear their concerns about Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed New York Housing Compact, a plan that would create 800,000 new homes in New York over the next decade to…
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