Starting next week, the City’s older adults, their caregivers, and nonprofit providers of community services will have the opportunity to voice concerns and suggestions to the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) during DFTA’s Annual Plan Summary hearings in each borough.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced two laws that shine a spotlight on both public and private vacant land to further accelerate the production of affordable housing. This legislation is the latest effort to help the City reach its goal of building 300,000 affordable homes over the next decade.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is announcing a service change for residents living in Queens Community Board 10, which includes Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Howard Beach.
Starting Monday, July 2, 2018, the Department will collect organic material once per week, on recycling day.
Curbside e-waste collection has expanded to western Queens Community Boards (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9).
Residents living in 1-9 unit buildings are now eligible to receive curbside collection of their unwanted electronics items that are covered under the NYS disposal ban.
The Queens fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal Event is this Saturday, October 27, 2018 the New York City Department of Sanitation has reminded residents. The drop-off event provides residents with a way to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that starting October 1, 2018, some residents living in south Brooklyn and western Queens community boards will be eligible to receive curbside collection of their unwanted electronics items that are covered under the NYS disposal ban.