Tag: assemblyman-edward-braunstein

Queens Assemblyman running ‘Valentines for Vets’ gift drive


Jan. 25, 2024 By Rachel Butler Queens Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein, is spearheading the yearly charitable initiative called “Valentines for Vets”. This annual drive, a fixture in the Northeast Queens community, aims to collect and distribute gifts to the hospitalized and disabled veterans residing at the New York State Veterans’ Home in St. Albans. As part of this year’s campaign, Assemblyman Braunstein is focusing on gathering essential items that will contribute to the well-being and comfort of these veterans. The drive is particularly seeking donations of new clothing, including sweatpants, t-shirts, and socks. Additionally, the collection includes a variety of…
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Queens lawmaker’s bills aimed at preserving affordability for NYC co-op, condo homeowners passes state legislature

Jun. 23, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Two bills sponsored by Assemblyman Edward Braunstein to provide tax relief to middle-class New York City cooperative and condominium owners have been passed in the Assembly and Senate.  A.7758 expands the J-51 program, and A.4972A extends the property tax abatement available to co-op and condo owners. Additionally, Braunstein has introduced…
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Queens leaders host community forum on hate, antisemitism in Little Neck

Mar. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens elected officials hosted a forum on the impact of antisemitism and hate in the community Sunday, March 19, at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center in Little Neck. Among the elected leaders in attendance were Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and Councilwoman Linda Lee. The elected…
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Douglaston community board member honored for 53 years of service

Mar. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall State Senator John Liu and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein issued a proclamation Monday, March 6, recognizing Community Board 11 member Bernie Haber, 94, for his 53 years of service. After joining the board in 1969, Haber had been the longest serving member in New York City until his retirement. “Bernie…
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Queens senator holds Lunar New Year celebration at Tangram in Flushing

Hundreds of revelers joined state Senator John Liu for a Lunar New Year celebration Friday night at Tangram in Downtown Flushing. The event featured free food from 25 local restaurants, as well as musical and cultural performances and giveaways. Liu was joined at the event by several local leaders, including Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz,… Read more »