Assemblywoman Weinstein joined Governor Cuomo as he signed into law the Assemblywoman's legislation, which will force banks and lenders to maintain zombie properties before and during the foreclosure process and minimize the negative effects these vacant homes can have on their communities and city resources.
The JCC of Marine Park brought a number of neighborhood partners to speak with Assemblywoman Weinstein about community issues during a recent visit to Albany.
Assemblywoman Weinstein joined forces with the Department of Environmental Protection to distribute rain barrels to residents in her district. A rain barrel captures runoff from your roof and stores it for future activities like watering a lawn or washing a car.
Assemblywoman Weinstein was on hand as Cadets from West Point Military Academy practiced conversational Russian with members of the Shorefront Y.
Assemblywoman Weinstein, Councilmembers Chaim Deutsch and Alan Maisel joined commuters in their renewed call for a Select Bus Service Stop on Nostrand Avenue at Avenue R.
Assemblywoman Weinstein met with President of the Avenue D Merchants Association, Terrence Lapierre and Joan Irish, a local business owner and member, to discuss their concerns about the negative impacts the Utica Avenue Select Bus Service route might have on local businesses.
Students from PS 109 came together to paint murals on the graffiti-filled walls of the Long Island Railroad Track underpass, at Glenwood Road and East 45th Street, as a means to spread an anti-gun violence message. This years murals paid tribute to Flatbush heroes including, Jackie Robinson, Congress Member Shirley Chisholm, Rosa Parks and Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein.
Assemblywoman Weinstein presented a Certificate of Merit to a deserving graduate from PS 109.
Assemblywoman Weinstein stopped in at the Kings County South Civic Association to receive an award from Association President Kenrick Westcott for her dedication to preserving the quality of life of the East Flatbush Community.
Sheepshead Bay boat owners met with local elected officials and representatives from the Parks Department and NYPD to review procedures to ensure their boating events dont affect the quality of life for local residents during the summer tourist season.
Every year before Passover, organizations throughout the City mobilize to help those who cannot afford a meal for the holidays. Assemblywoman Weinstein helped put together some of the hundreds of hand delivered care packages, at a distribution organized by the Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush.
Assemblywoman Weinstein joined administrators and medical professionals at Community Hospital as they celebrated the grand opening of their expanded Emergency Room. Others in attendance were Senator Simcha Felder, Councilmembers Chaim Deutsch and Jumaane Williams, Community Hospital CEO, Barry Stern and Community Hospital Trustee, Shea Rubenstein.
Assemblywoman Weinstein posed with the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black Air Force squadrons, who served with distinction during World War II and helped lay the groundwork for the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Assemblywoman Weinstein met with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Brooklyn to discuss various Parochial and Private School issues including the Education Investment Tax Credit during his visit to Albany.