Elizabeth Crowley

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Name: Elizabeth Crowley
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

City eyes Rockaway for another homeless shelter

Kathy Kmonicek/Kathy Kmonicek The city wants to turn this former factory in Glendale into a homeless shelter for families but local residents think it's a bad idea. The city recently told some Queens lawmakers they will be increasing the number of homeless ... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

NYC Comptroller Eyes Wasted Funds at Rikers

By ROSE BOUBOUSHIAN(CN) - Inflating the budget for New York City jails and reducing the number of inmates has not ebbed the flow of violence, the comptroller reported.New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced Friday that the number of inmates ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

New York Spent a Record $1.1 Billion on Jail Last Year, and Got Even More Violence

Photo credit: Gìpics / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND New York City's criminal justice systemcontinues to have severe problems. Rikers Island prison, New YorkCity’s primary jail facility, has more staff and fewer inmates thanin previous years—and yet it also has ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ridgewood Library Writes Another Chapter Into Its Scrapbook

Book lovers celebrated the Ridgewood Library’s 85th anniversary of the branch’s opening with a party on Monday night, Oct. 6, at the Madison Street location. Organized by the Friends of the Ridgewood Library, the event featured a photo presentation on ... [Published Times Newsweekly - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

NY1 For You: Councilwoman Commits Funds to Clean Ridgewood's Dumping Ground

Ridgewood in Queens became a dumping ground after the city removed area litter baskets. Residents reached out to NY1 For You and after our story aired a local politician stepped in to help out. NY1’s Susan Jhun filed the following report.Bags of household ... [Published NY1 - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Electeds applaud state DEC’s new train rules

In July, the state Department of Environmental Conservation issued an emergency 30-day permit to Omni Recycling, requiring all trains carrying municipal solid waste from Long Island be properly sealed and environmental monitors be present along the tracks, ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Miraculous Medal to house homeless?

The proposed 125-family homeless residence in Glendale might not be the only place a mother down on her luck can go to seek shelter in west-central Queens in the coming months.There are plans to turn the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church’s convent ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Campus sex assault bill hearing planned

The City Council Committee on Higher Education is slated to hold an oversight hearing on how city private and public colleges address cases of sexual assaults.The move came in response to growing concerns nationwide, as women advocacy groups and sexual ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Moya wants city to say ‘bye’ to trailers

Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) is calling on voters to approve the Smart Schools Bond Act on Election Day and he went “back to school” to do it.Recently, Moya attended class in one of PS 19’s temporary classrooms to expose the inadequacy ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 4 reports

There Are Still Teens In Solitary Confinement On Rikers Island; Lawmaker Calls It 'Torture'

NEW YORK -- New York City Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte said on Wednesday that he's ending solitary confinement for young inmates on Rikers Island, New York's largest jail facility. But advocates for prison reform say the practice ... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Councilwoman Says, 'Get Teens off Rikers'

Queens City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is expected to push Wednesday for city officials to follow Department of Justice recommendations and move 16- and 17-year-old inmates off Rikers Island.The recommendation was one of many to come out of a scathing report ... [Published WNYC - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Brightening up an eyesore intersection

It might not be the most appealing intersection in the world, but the junction of Metropolitan Avenue and Fresh Pond Road in Middle Village received significant aesthetic upgrades last month, and more may be coming.Until its long-awaited demolition, last ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 03 2014]

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Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley oversees corrections for the city and told the Times that she has "always connected [overtime] to the rise in violence and an overworked and stressed-out staff."

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City eyes Rockaway for another homeless shelter [Published New York Daily News - Oct 21 2014]
NYC Comptroller Eyes Wasted Funds at Rikers [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 20 2014]
New York Spent a Record $1.1 Billion on Jail La... [Published REASON Online - Oct 17 2014]
New York Spent a Record $1.1 Billion on Jail La... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 17 2014]
Ridgewood Library Writes Another Chapter Into I... [Published Times Newsweekly - Oct 17 2014]
NY1 For You: Councilwoman Commits Funds to Cle... [Published NY1 - Oct 17 2014]
Miraculous Medal to house homeless? [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 17 2014]
Electeds applaud state DEC’s new train rules [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 17 2014]
Press Release, "Planned Parenthood of New York ... [Published Planned Parenthood - Oct 16 2014]
Campus sex assault bill hearing planned [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
Moya wants city to say ‘bye’ to trailers [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
Praise From Crowley For Council’s Transit Tax S... [Published Western Queens Gazette - Oct 15 2014]
GLENDALE: Family shelter plan floated in Ridgew... [Published TimesLedger - Oct 10 2014]
There Are Still Teens In Solitary Confinement O... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - Oct 09 2014]
Rikers teens debate heats up in Council [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 09 2014]
Wake-Up Call: Rumble over Rikers and voter ID s... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 09 2014]
Rikers Island Reforms: What Is New York City Do... [Published Epoch Times - Oct 09 2014]
Correction Commissioner Grilled by City Council [Published WNYC - Oct 09 2014]
Correction chief grilled over Rikers promotions... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 08 2014]
Councilwoman Says, 'Get Teens off Rikers' [Published WNYC - Oct 07 2014]
Brightening up an eyesore intersection [Published Queens Chronicle - Oct 03 2014]
Assemblywoman joins push for school campus on C... [Published Queens Ledger - Oct 01 2014]
Modern Woodmen of America [Published Osceola Sentinel Tribune - Oct 01 2014]
SCHOOL YES, SHELTER NO [Published Times Newsweekly - Sep 26 2014]
Carey honored in Council chambers [Published Queens Chronicle - Sep 25 2014]
Council Member Espinal, Sponsors Resolution Rec... [Published Prlog - Sep 25 2014]
GOP Congress Candidate Opens Queens Headquarters [Published Western Queens Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
A WILLING COALITION [Published Times Newsweekly - Sep 19 2014]
CB 5 latest to support school at shelter site [Published Queens Chronicle - Sep 19 2014]
Their memory lives on in the breeze [Published Queens Chronicle - Sep 19 2014]
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Sixteen and seventeen-year-old inmates should not be housed at Rikers Island, the chair of the City Council’s criminal justice committee said. ...
City Council pet projects include funding for p... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Jun 25 2014]
Your tax money is going to the birds. Queens City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is doling out $2,000 in taxpayer funds for Feathered Friend Parrot Adoption Services — part of the City Council’s $236.7 million in pork-barrel spending in next year’s budget. ...
City Council members, union heads call on Mayor... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - May 30 2014]
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Queens), joined by Public Advocate Letitia James and union leaders, said de Blasio needs to take the next step after halting the city's marred 911 system. ...
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