Community Affairs

The Fight to Save Bayside High School’s Funding

In a determined battle to save Bayside High School’s Funding from major proposed cuts, Dave Solano, President of Bayside High Schools Industry Advisory Board, Gregg P. Sullivan , President of the Friends of Bayside High School Allumni Association and Paul DiBenedetto, President of the Bayside High School PTA and Bayside Historical Society speak before a […]

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Bay Terrace Anti-Overdevelopment Rally

July 20, 2018 State Senator Tony Avella, Assemblyman Ed Braunstein, and community leaders from all around Northeast Queens gathered together to protest the building of a condo made up of 18 residential units and a daycare center in Bay Terrace. Gregg Sullivan speaks with Alfredo Centola, a member of the Bayside, Queens group and a […]

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Frank Skala Way

July 14, 2018 Frank Skala was honored today with the co-naming of 40th Ave as Frank Skala Way, Senator Tony Avella, Assemblyman Ed Braunstein , representatives from Congresswoman Grace Meng’s office and many others were there to celebrate the occassion and honor the man whose dedication to the community left his mark. Bayside Historical Society […]

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Code Blue

December 6, 2017 CODE BLUE: An Alert sent out by many social services agencies overseeing the homeless when the temperature outside is predicted to drop below 32′ and freezing, causing a dangerous and life threatening situation to those without shelter or adequate heat. During a Code Blue alert, certain city agency case workers are required […]

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Senator Avella Press Conference on Bioswales

August 16, 2017 Senator Tony Avella held a press conference detailing the issue of the Bioswales NYC is preparing to install throughout the city in places where the downsides far outweigh any good benefit they were purported to hold. Bioswales are curbside installations that funnel the rain water drain off into the local ground as […]

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