Meeting Videos

Watch Videos from the Old Astoria Neighborhood Association monthly meetings.

Thanks to everyone who attends the meetings and we welcome all newcomers!

OANA MEETING

JANUARY 20, 2021

Presentations:

  • NYC Campaign Finance Board: Rank Choice Voting: How and Why
  • Performing Arts: Valerie Green, Dance Entropy
  • New York Power Authority:
    ~ Overview of Waterfront Power Plants in Astoria/LIC
    ~ Mission & Renewable Energy Initiatives

DECEMBER 2020

Presentations:

  • Port Authority Police Lieutenant George Sinopidis
  • Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz: Community Outreach
  • Performing LIVE will be Artist: Virginia Marcs
  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC Dept of Environmental Protection): Robert Olivari
NOVEMBER 2020

Presentations:

  • New Commanding Officer,114th Precinct: Captain Ray Jenkins
  • Department of Sanitation, New York City: Community Outreach
  • Mt Sinai of Queens: COO Judy Trilivas
SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Presentations:

  • NYC Hospitality Alliance: Update on Indoor Dining regulations
    • Andrew Rigie
  • The NY/NJ Port Authority: Presentation on the Proposed Airtrain to LGA.
    • Hersh Parekh
SEPTEMBER 2020

Presentations:

  • NYC Hospitality Alliance: Discussing Local Restaurant and Bar issues
  • NYC EDC and Hornblower: Discussion on Direct Ferry Service to UES from Astoria
  • NYC Comptroller’s office: James Mongeluzo – discussion on the Comptroller and what their responsibilities are
  • Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
JUNE 2020

Presentations by:

  • NYC Parks Department: manager Shirley Echevarria, with an appearance by Queens Commissioner Michael Dockett
  • GreenshoresNYC: Advocacy for our waterfront, Katie Ellman
  • Socrates Sculpture Park: Audrey Dimola
  • Noguchi Museum: Brett Littman
  • Updates from Local Theatre Companies: (although not open during the pandemic, many cultural institutions are providing virtual programming)
MAY 2020

Presentations by:

  • Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
  • 2020 Census: Jin Kim
  • NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Dr. Alice Welch
  • Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation: Counselor Despina Vougioukas
  • Early Head Start/Parent-Child Plus: Stephanie Baez
  • Revel Electric Mopeds: Carol Antunez
MARCH 2020

Presentations by:

  • NYC Dept of Transportation:
  • HANAC: 2020 Census
  • Neighborhood Housing Service of Queens
FEBRUARY  2020

Presentations by:

  • Con Ed: Community Outreach
  • NYC Fire Department: Fire safety
  • Cultural Queens Theater
JANUARY 2020

Presentations by:

  • Commissioner, NYC Department of Buildings: Melanie LaRocca
  • NYPD 114th precinct NCO Officers
  • New Business Presentation: 360 Engineering P.C.