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Queens Midtown and Brooklyn Battery Tunnels

Gov. Cuomo address on Queens Midtown and Brooklyn Battery Tunnel reconstruction

Hersh Parekh, who made a wonderful presentation at last January’s OANA Monthly meeting, has asked that we forward the following to our supporters:

“Please join Governor Cuomo for an announcement to mark a major milestone in the post-Sandy resiliency and reconstruction work at the Queens Midtown and Brooklyn Battery Tunnels.”

Friday, July 20, 2018
Attendees should arrive at 9:00 AM

LaGuardia Community College
E-Building Atrium
31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

All attendees must RSVP

As you know, flood zone resiliency has been a major issue for OANA, including 2 presentations by City Planning in 2017. We expect more this fall. Governor Cuomo is addressing one of the major issues still unresolved.

Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 20 years. He sits on the Zoning and parks Committees and is on the Executive Board. Previously, he served as Parks and Culture chair of Community Board 1 for eleven years and also chaired Capital and Expense priority Committee. He is a member of the Queens General Assembly and had been a panelist for grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA). Richard also is an officer of The Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) and President of OANA.

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