Tag: state-senator-leroy-comrie

Southeast Queens leaders welcome new discounted LIRR fares for Far Rockaway residents

Aug. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry After years of legislative wrangling in Albany by elected leaders from southeast Queens, Far Rockaway residents will finally be able to purchase discounted rides on the Long Island Rail Road within Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan under CityTicket beginning Sunday, Aug. 20. While the program has been available to commuters…
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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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