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Council Member Williams announces $7.7M renovation for Cambria Heights playground


Oct. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry Students from P.S. 176 were thrilled to learn that their Delphin H. Greene Playground in Cambria Heights will undergo a nearly $8 million renovation. Council Member Nantasha Williams and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced the extreme makeover , on Oct. 12 and presented the youngsters with two oversized…
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NYC Parks reopens Jamaica Playground to the community following $4.6 million reconstruction project

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Sep. 28, 2023 By Bill Parry Speaker Adrienne Adams welcomed young students from P.S. 40 Samuel Huntington Elementary School to the reopening of Jamaica Playground after a $4.6 million reconstruction project and turned a ribbon-cutting ceremony into a teachable moment for the youngsters on Sept. 27. “For far too long, neighborhoods like ours have been…
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Southeast Queens leaders break ground on senior affordable housing project in Jamaica


Sep. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry Speaker Adrienne Adams and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards were all smiles Wednesday as they helped break ground on the Sutphin Senior Residence, a new affordable housing development that will bring 173 units of affordable and supportive housing to seniors in Jamaica. Developed by Breaking Ground, the 15-story structure…
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Cambria Heights Library gets $2.8 million for crucial resilience upgrades

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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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DA Katz endorsed by eight Queens City Council members in re-election bid

May. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry Eight members of the Queens City Council delegation, including Speaker Adrienne Adams, endorsed Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz for re-election, her campaign announced on May 11. The elected leaders, from every corner of the borough, cited the DA’s efforts to engage communities, get guns off the streets, fight human…
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Mayor, speaker at odds over Hizzoner’s request to halve the council’s discretionary funds amid migrant crisis

Dec. 21, 2022 By Ethan Stark-Miller Mayor Eric Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams (no relation) are at odds over the mayor’s suggestion that the council cut its nearly $600 million discretionary budget in half as a means of fiscal belt-tightening amid the growing expense of the migrant crisis currently engulfing the Big Apple…. Read more »