Tag: community-board-6

Rego Park residents rally against proposed men’s homeless shelter

Rego Park

Feb. 20, 2024 By Anthony Medina Rego Park residents outraged over another proposed men’s homeless shelter in their neighborhood took to the streets on Sunday, Feb. 18, in a march and rally to oppose the city’s plans.  The proposed single men’s homeless shelter site is located at the Rego Park Wyndham Garden Hotel at 61-18…
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Queens community caught off guard by fast-tracked homeless shelter coming to Rego Park


Feb. 7, 2024 By Rachel Butler A Queens Community Board has expressed surprise over the rapid pace planned for the conversion to a homeless shelter for 100 single men, of the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Rego Park, noting a lack of adequate time to properly inform the local community. Community Board 6, which represents the areas of Forest Hills and Rego Park, was first informed by the Department of Social Services (DSS) that the hotel located at 68-18 93rd St. would become a men’s homeless shelter in October 2023. Long standing Rego Park resident and Chair of Community Board 6,…
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Community Board 6 discusses pedestrian safety at Austin Street, potential installation of 5G towers during monthly meeting

Mar. 10, 2023 By Ethan Marshall In Wednesday’s Community Board 6 meeting, members were commended for asking the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to look into the potential dangers to pedestrians at Austin Street. Residents also expressed concerns about the long-term effects of 5G towers should they be installed in the area. The request…
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