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Ismael Arroyo, Marquisha Page and Ivan Medina

BUNYC and Astoria Residents Ask Mayor Questions at Town Hall in Astoria

Marquisha Page joined hundreds of Astoria residents and other New Yorkers who came to P.S.…

Chief Juanita Holmes, the Patrol Borough Queens North Commander, tells Construction worker Dorian Diaz that violations which put workers in imminent danger for the lives, while within the province of the New York City Department of Buildings, could also be reported to the NYPD.

Public Advocate Welcomes BUNYC Proposal for New Lists to Complement City’s “Worst Landlord”

It was an offer too good to refuse for New York City Public Advocate Letitia…

Workers and advocates lay flowers in memory of New York City workers who died in preventable accidents on the job last year.


Groups of workers commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day in Queens and Manhattan today by remembering workers who…

NYCOSH Executive Director Charlene Obernauer describing the Astoria Cove construction site during a community inspection

Elected Officials, BUNYC Activists and Neighbors Perform Community Inspection of Astoria Cove Lot

The proposed Astoria Cove development site promised much in the way of community benefits for…

Residents say they've tried everything to get the city to resolve their troubles with the dump site — to no avail. (DEBBIE EGAN-CHIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: “Waterfront dump site a nightmare for Queens residents who say lot is toxic”

From the New York Daily News: By GINGER ADAMS OTIS, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |…

Jessica Twitty-Shuler is a third-year Carpenter apprentice and a resident of Staten Island who works at North Shore's Empire Outlets

Build Up NYC Activists Celebrate Jobs for Staten Islanders at the Empire Outlets Project

Jessica Twitty-Shuler just became an apprentice with the New York City District Council of Carpenters’…

Build Up New York Activists, including Carpenter Representative John Cucurullo of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, looked on as the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees received reports on the Final Environmental Impact Statement that Starwood Capital Group submitted for its plan to redevelop the  United Hospital site in the village.

Build Up Activists Pack Port Chester Trustees Redevelopment Hearing

The Port Chester Village Board of Trustees held a special hearing Tuesday night to discuss…

The proposed redevelopment of the United Hospital site is about a mile from Downtown Port Chester.

Who is Looking out For Port Chester?

Starwood Capital Group is asking the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees to rezone the…


Build Up New York Activists Urge Port Chester to Get Community Benefits Agreement on Starwood Project

Build Up New York activists told Port Chester Board of Trustees members this week that the village should not amend its zoning for a proposed redevelopment project before getting ironclad Community Benefits commitments from its proponent, Startwood Capital Group.