City Hall’s master list of resources (updated 3/25)

City Hall is sending this out each night and I will post the most current version here.
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(3/25/2020)
Dear New Yorker, Estimado Neoyorquino, 親愛的紐約市民, As you are aware, the City is currently responding to the novel coronavirus, and we want to make sure that you are provided with the most up-to-date information. Cómo ya sabe, la Ciudad de Nueva York está respondiendo al brote del coronavirus, y queremos asegurarnos
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Fresh Direct steps up, donates 20,000 lbs of food daily in a “Five Borough Food Drive”

I’m proud to join my fellow Borough Presidents of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island in partnering with hometown grocery powerhouse Fresh Direct to launch the “Five Borough Food Drive” as the COVID-19 pandemic– and its economic ripple effects– hits New York City. Thousands of 10-lb grocery boxes will be delivered each weekday to assist New York families in need; most of the items in the box are shelf… Read more

Senior Center Grab and Go meal distribution list (current as of Friday, 3-20-20)

  • Goddard Riverside Senior Center from 12pm-1pm
  • Central Harlem Kennedy Senior Center from 12pm-1:30pm (note new start time)
  • Project FIND Hamilton Center from 11-12:30pm (Sunday through Friday)
  • Carter Burden Roosevelt Island from 11:45am-1:30pm (their info is also on their network website)
  • Carter Burden Covello breakfast from 8:30am – 9:30am and lunch from 12pm – 1:30pm
  • Carter Burden Lehman from 12pm – 1:30pm
  • Carter Burden CBLC at Epiphany from 12pm – 2pm
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Senior Center meal distribution list (current as of 3-19-20)

In an effort to distribute this information more widely, I am posting here and directing my followers on social media to this post.
  • Senior Center Grab and Go Meals (updated 3/19 at 4pm)
  • Goddard Riverside Senior Center from 12pm-1pm
  • Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center (Goddard) from 12pm-1pm
  • Central Harlem Kennedy Senior Center from 12pm-1:30pm (note new start time)
  • Project FIND Hamilton Center from 11-12:30pm (Sunday through Friday)
  • Carter Burden Roosevelt Island
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Senior Center lunch pickup times.

Here’s the list of Manhattan senior center meal pick up locations and times (current as of 3/16 at 4:30pm):
  • Goddard Riverside Senior Center is serving from 12pm-1pm
  • LSNC (Goddard) is serving from 12pm-1pm
  • Central Harlem Kennedy Senior Center serving from 11am-1:30pm
  • Project FIND Hamilton Center serving from 11-12:30pm (Sunday through Friday)
  • Carter Burden Roosevelt Island is serving from 11:45am-1:30pm (their info is also on their network website)
  • Carter Burden Covello:
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Deadline extended! Apply to join your local community board by Feb. 14.

I’m looking for passionate and engaged New Yorkers who are dedicated to making a difference in their neighborhoods. Community Boards play an important role in shaping the character of our city. If you live or work in one of Manhattan’s 12 community districts, you’re eligible to apply for the 2020-2022 class of CB members. The online application must be completed in one sitting, so I suggest you read the paper… Read more

Our deed restriction law in action!

Gale speaking at podium at State of the Borough After the Rivington House debacle, Council Member Chin and I passed a law in December of 2016 that requires notification of any deed restriction removal request to the local Council Member, the Community Board, and the Borough President. I were pleased this week when I was notified of the request to lift the deed restriction at 142 W. 131st Street. I then was able to write a letter to the… Read more

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