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The View from Ocean Parkway was created for those who care about the safety and quality of life of this wonderful greenway through which many thousands travel by foot, bicycle or car. The capital improvement of the Ocean Parkway malls is just a healthy start and new energy in maintaining and enhancing this magnficent boulevard. This five mile green ribbon through Brooklyn to the sea is a resource

that we cannot take for granted and we urge all residents and visitors to support the following obectives and goals of our new support group.

-to protect Ocean Parkway from vandalism and crimes against residents and visitors.
-To improve the safety, enjoyment and quality of life for residents, pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers on Brooklyn's beautiful and historic Ocean Parkway.
-To add flowering plants along the greenway.
-To add street maps at strategic locations so visitors can identify important and historic locations that are significant in the growth of Brooklyn.
-To promote the cleanliness of the malls and roadway.
-To monitor the condition of the trees and grassy areas of the malls.
-To share government date on crime, traffic accidents and fires on the OP corridor.
-To identify the maintenance needs of the road surface, park benches, sidewalks, street signals, lights,and signs
-To increase the safety of our children through safe havens and corridors.
-To inform citizens on the history of Ocean Parkway and its significance in the development and vitality of Brooklyn.
-To research in historic archives for photos, maps, etc. that took place on the Ocean Parkway greenway and can be shared with the community.
-To advocate for wifi coverage along the length of the parkway.
-To be a place where citizens can express their thoughts and concerns over conditions on Ocean Parkway and the greenways.
-To identify issues with vehicular traffic flow and safety.
-To partner with individuals, businesses, local community organizations and government officials agencies to create a better experience for all citizens who use Ocean Parkway.

08/04/2023

NEW YORK (AP) — For days now, newly arrived international immigrants have waited night and day outside New York City's Roosevelt Hotel, sleeping shoulder-to-shoulder on the sidewalk in hopes of a bed in the city's shelter system. And for weeks, Mayor Eric Adams has said the city is out of room and...

08/04/2023

Sunset Park a strong possibility for another so-called respite center as mayor looks to greenspaces to create shelters

03/24/2023

At auction, a judge accepted an offer from investment firm Abraham Trust

"More than 36,000 migrants, many of them Nicaraguan asylum seekers, have been taken into custody in El Paso since Dec. 1...
12/18/2022

"More than 36,000 migrants, many of them Nicaraguan asylum seekers, have been taken into custody in El Paso since Dec. 1, and roughly 20,000 people have been released into the community."

Thousands of asylum seekers have arrived this month, with hundreds sleeping on the streets.

12/10/2022

The $36 billion he delivered to the union’s pensions this week was sold as Covid ‘relief.’

11/12/2022

For a measly outlay of $23 million, unions secured $1 billion in new annual education funding.

Is the mayor preparing us for tents in Central Park?
09/24/2022

Is the mayor preparing us for tents in Central Park?

The ongoing surge of migrants into the Big Apple could soon reach 75,000, Mayor Eric Adams predicted Friday.

09/02/2022

The list of items taken from Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate included items ranging from printed news articles to classified documents to gifts.

08/30/2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s campaign says contributions from board and commission members and their families are fair game because she did not appoint them.

08/10/2022

Didi Conn, who played the redhead Frenchy in Grease, lived with her parents next door to my parents when they moved to Midwood in 1971. So when Grease opened in 1978 it was exciting to see her in the role. Ran into her years later in downtown Manhattan.

I provably will not attend the parade this year but I hope to post some of my favorite photos from past years on parade ...
06/12/2022

I provably will not attend the parade this year but I hope to post some of my favorite photos from past years on parade day

Don’t call it a comeback. After being canceled for two straight years, Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade is returning to get the summer …

05/15/2021
04/27/2021

Some observers were predicting a loss of two seats for New York, due to pandemic migration and the anti-immigrant policies of the Trump administration.

04/27/2021

The 61-year-old was reportedly collecting cans for extra money in East Harlem when another man knocked him to the ground and kicked him in the head multiple times.

04/27/2021

Police responded to at least 15 shooting incidents since Saturday afternoon. Now, local leaders and residents are concerned about what could lie ahead. CBS2's John Dias reported.

04/27/2021

Policing and public safety have been front and center in the mayoral race, with a continued rise in shootings and murders, as well as a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.

04/27/2021
04/23/2021

As chancellor of the city’s public schools, Richard Carranza talked endlessly about equity. But maybe he was using the job to build his own “equity.” In late February, Carranza an…

04/23/2021

Wow: It turns out CNN has made spreading fear and hate into its business model. Project Veritas, the right-wing outfit that specializes in guerilla exposés centered on secretly-recorded videos, had…

Beginning  mid-March 2020 I was tasked to watch and summarize the pressers of Cuomo and DeBlasio. This article is a must...
04/23/2021

Beginning mid-March 2020 I was tasked to watch and summarize the pressers of Cuomo and DeBlasio. This article is a must-read.

In prioritizing vaccines, New York put ‘equity’ and special interests ahead of the elderly and vulnerable.

You really know that your dog is a member of your family when my daughter tells Peaches to "Go get Grandpa."
04/05/2021

You really know that your dog is a member of your family when my daughter tells Peaches to "Go get Grandpa."

04/05/2021

The NYPD is looking for a group of crooks who robbed a man inside a Manhattan subway station last week.

04/05/2021
No surprise here.  Of course that is what experts do...disagree.
04/05/2021

No surprise here. Of course that is what experts do...disagree.

Is this the beginning of yet another surge? Or is it only “pockets of infection”? Whatever experts call it, one thing is clear: Infections are on the rise again.

04/05/2021

A Portland high school has postponed changing its mascot to an evergreen tree after a committee member raised concerns about its possible connotations to lynching.

04/05/2021

Less than three weeks after leaving his post as NYC schools chancellor — saying he needed “time to grieve” his coronavirus losses — Richard Carranza has landed a senior gig with a Silicon Valley educational software firm. Carranza will join IXL Learning as chief of strategy and global develo...

04/04/2021

As the NYSE looks to go back to work, the jobs being brought back to the exchange have been shown to be redundant. When the NYSE fully acknowledges this, what its plan is, and what becomes of the trading floor are all unknown.

02/26/2021

Should coronavirus vaccine doses be reserved for the most vulnerable or should the focus be on swiftly vaccinating as many people as possible?

02/20/2021

The Trump Organization says its last day of operating Central Park's ice rinks will be Sunday.

01/24/2021

Jeff Bezos — a strong Democratic supporter — and Amazon are aiming to postpone a unionization vote at one of its warehouses in Alabama, the Wall Street

01/24/2021

The agency is hoping for another $8 billion in funding from the Biden administration and the Democratic-led House and Senate.

01/02/2021

New York City's Penn Station has been around for more than 100 years. The trains at Penn have never stopped running, but what's above them has been built, destroyed, neglected and now born again. As of January 2021, the stunning new part of midtown Manhattan's historic transit hub is open, carrying ...

01/02/2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio is still facing heat — and not just from Andy Cohen — for dancing with his wife early New Year’s Day in Times Square.

12/05/2020

Interpreted correctly, test positivity can tell us so much that we need to know about COVID-19 outbreaks and testing in the United States. But we don’t publish test positivity calculations for US states and territories. Here’s why.

11/20/2020

The Big Apple’s heavily touted coronavirus tracing program is having trouble tracking down sources of at least 80 percent of the COVID-19 infections in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio ack…

10/31/2020
08/22/2020

Governor, mayor showing how to kill an industry.

08/03/2020

“ESPN Show Reportedly Asks If It's 'Funny' That NBA Player Who Stood For The Anthem Suffers Horrific Injury https://t.co/KnSNLtlZTR”

07/29/2020

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