First several shootings and killings in Rosedale on Mother’s Day and now massive flooding.
Just another BAD quality of life issue that this fucked up city just will not take care of. I wonder if it was a very white neighborhood, how the city would react to this.
Some liberal mayor we have, I mean you would think the least he can do is pick up the fucking phone, talk to yet another awful city agency, this one, NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and say FIX THE FUCKING PROBLEM RIGHT NOW.
BUT if it was some illegal immigrant who committed a crime, the Mayor would be all over the press saying, “we protect our undocumented immigrants”. AND speaking of this awful mayor and major liar and just like Trump, alternative facts, Mayor Corrupt was caught in a BIG LIE, concerning his favorite topic, ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS (http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2017/05/14/us-citizenship-and-immigration-services-officials-at-queens-school.html). BUT hard working tax payers in Rosedale, get SHIT with this Mayor and administrator. I guess the only way you get his attention if you are an “illegal immigrant” or “homeless” and you hit the lottery if you are a “homeless illegal immigrant”.
Many of us, have to start to ask ourselves this question:
“Why do we continue to live in an outrageously expensive, over-crowded, over developed city with the worst subways system in the world and with the worst quality of life issues in the country, all the while paying the highest taxes.”
I think we need to keep asking ourselves that……………………………………….and then get the fuck out of this third world country of a city.
ROSEDALE, Queens — For almost 20 years, every time it rains really hard, the street in front of Angela Dennis’s home turns into a lake of rainwater, eight inches at its deepest, spilling over onto the sidewalks on 148th Avenue, just off of Francis Lewis Boulevard.
“It’s always bad, whenever it rains heavily,” Ms. Dennis told PIX11. “When I look outside, I could not believe my eyes and it has been like this ever since.”
Eddie Parker, her neighbor said the same thing: “every time it rains, it floods. The should do something to fix the drains,” he added.
Parker’s been suffering through this lake effect in front of his home for the past 15 years now.
The flooding damages cars, sidewalks and on weekdays the X 63 bus can’t get through.
Seniors in the neighborhood have a particularly tough time.
Self-described community activist Carl Patterson is so frustrated with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and their community affairs coordinator Karen Ellis.
“They sawed a cut in the middle, but they didn’t’ come back to finish the job,” Patterson said. “It’s been three years. This is a quality of life issue.”
Neighbors say the city started the make repairs and then abandoned the project and abandoned these folks who say they just don’t want a swimming pool in front of their homes.
“Thank you for putting this out there,” Angela Dennis thanked PIX11 for coming to her block. “So hopefully they will come and fix it.”
PIX11 reached out the the DEP, but so far, officials have not responded to our question on when will the drains be repaired.