NEW CITY INITIATIVE “CLEAN NYC” – IS THIS A FUCKING JOKE AND I AM SURE JAMAICA WILL BE AT THE TOP OF THE LIST – FUCKING NOT

As usual, wait till a problem is so out of control before you do anything and even then, will there be any improvement.

The dirtiest and filthiest city in the USA (I have been to many cities, so yes, I can say that) decides they are going to do something about all the filth, garbage and graffiti, they say in all the boroughs (right) for $4.2 million, which is really pocket change and will it even make a difference.

What about enforcement of litter laws, what about enforcement of dumping house garbage (due to another big problem, illegally conversions), what about illegal garbage dumping, what about business, residential and other property owners cleaning up in front of their place, what about the dumping of garbage in vacant lots & homes, WHAT, WHAT, WHAT. I don’t see anything about this.

The video from NY1cracks me up, where Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia states “With 53 million people coming into the city every year, we want to make sure the message is clear, from the time they arrive to the time they leave, that we are about keeping this city clean.”

GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE, obviously the way things look neither you, asshole de blasio or anyone else obviously thinks that or even thought that, otherwise the city would never have turned into filth.

And speaking of boroughs, what about Jamaica, the garbage dump of Queens and possibly the entire city. Are they going to benefit by this. I fucking doubt it. Jamaica is a third world country as it so much of NYC anymore.

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The epitome of Jamaica.

The epitome of Jamaica.

This gentlemen just adds to the delight

This gentlemen just adds to the delight

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From NY1:

Mayor’s CleaNYC Initiative to Boost Graffiti Removal

By NY1 News
Updated Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 01:23 AM EST
 Clean NYC

The city has launched a new initiative centered around being cleaner and greener.

Part of a new campaign called CleaNYC, the $4.2 million project includes an increased effort in removing graffiti from public and private buildings spanning 40 million square feet of space each year.

The Sanitation Department is sending seven teams every Saturday to clean an extra 100 miles of road along highway shoulders and ramps.

“With 53 million people coming into the city every year, we want to make sure the message is clear, from the time they arrive to the time they leave, that we are about keeping this city clean,” said Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia.

Busy corridors areas like Broadway in Manhattan and Hylan Boulevard on Staten Island will be treated to extra sidewalk power washings.

The city is also expanding Sunday trash pickup by 40 percent to accommodate heavy traffic neighborhoods.

From The Daily News:

Mayor de Blasio announces changes in sanitation, including more wastebasket pickups and graffiti removal

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 10:16 PM
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“When we have a nice clean environment, it makes everything else go better,” de Blasio (c.) said.

New York City is cleaning up its act.

Mayor de Blasio announced a truckful of efforts Wednesday to keep streets litter- and graffiti-free — including expanding wastebasket pickup on weekends.

The city also will begin expanded graffiti removal and power washing in business districts in all five boroughs.

“When we have a nice clean environment, it makes everything else go better,” de Blasio said.

The efforts will cost the city $6.7 million.

MORE JAMAICA BULLSHIT: GANG MEMBERS STEALING CHECKS FROM MAILBOXES

Might want to find a nice clean low crime white area to drop your mail off in a box, because if you do it in shitty Jamaica, chances are it will not make it to where it is going and if there is a check in it, forget about it, because the low-life Snow Gang of Jamaica will dive into the mail box and snatch it.

Just more bullshit and nonsense from the ghetto capital of Queens.

Here are the Jamaica clowns:

Robert J. Augustine, 21; Anthony Brannon, 23; Henry Brown, 30; Yuri Oluh, 16; Tawayna M. Piper, 32; Jamal Woodford, 31,  Malik Franklin, 22, Darryl Carrington, 26, Alexus Warren, 19 . There were also a couple of Brooklyn trash to.

Wow, what great parenting skills to produce such pieces of shit. But then when low-class babies are having babies impregnated by low-class guys, what do you expect.

So bleeding heart liberals, what excuse do you want to make for these fine upstanding folks. I mean we have heard them all for decades and you know what, IT IS FUCKING TIRESOME and OLD.

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From Queens Courier:

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Police hooked and sunk a check fraud ring involving 11 alleged members of a street gang who allegedly stole checks from local mailboxes in south Queens, then altered and cashed them in, prosecutors announced on Wednesday.

According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, the members of the “SNOW” gang “fished” out checks left in local mailboxes and erased the original payee’s name and currency amounts in order to forge them for their own profit. Over the last two months, it is alleged, the gang reaped more than $33,500 from cashing the forged checks at various banks across the city.

In the course of the scheme, Brown noted, the participants dumped any mail that did not contain checks.

“As alleged, these SNOW gang members systematically defrauded victims out of thousands of dollars,” Police Commissioner William Bratton said in a statement. “Let these arrests send a message to gangs who want to operate in our city: the NYPD, along with its law enforcement partners, will work relentlessly to hold you responsible for all of your criminal acts.”

“Mail theft is a very personal crime,” added U.S. Postal Inspector-in-Charge Philip R. Bartlett. “When you steal mail from a blue collection box, you’re stealing from your neighbors, business owners and friends. There is no place for this type of unlawful activity.”

Part of the ring was uncovered on the morning of Dec. 9, 2015, when police responded to a 911 call about an individual stealing mail from a blue collection box in Cambria Heights. Upon arriving at the corner of 119th Avenue and 228th Street, prosecutors said, the officers spotted a man later identified as Malik Franklin, 22, of Jamaica — who matched the description of the mail thief — driving a silver/gray 2005 Honda Civic at a high speed.

Reportedly, the officers pursued the car, but lost sight of it as it turned and went through a red light. Police spotted the same vehicle moments later after it crashed at the corner of 121st Avenue and Springfield Boulevard; authorities said Franklin was in the front seat, and numerous pieces of mail and checks were found in the car.

Another piece of the case came together on Jan. 11, when police officers spotted a car blocking a driveway at the corner of 134th Avenue and 154th Street in Rochdale. Upon approaching the car, they observed three others charged in the ring — Brooklyn resident Terrell Bishop, 33; and Jamaica’s Darryl Carrington, 26, Alexus Warren, 19 — inside the car along with two devices known to remove mail from mailboxes. Officers also found various stolen checks, including ones that were either completely or partially forged.

Others charged in the scheme were Jamaica residents Robert J. Augustine, 21; Anthony Brannon, 23; Henry Brown, 30; Yuri Oluh, 16; Tawayna M. Piper, 32; Jamal Woodford, 31; and Brooklyn resident Devon Depeazer, 22.

All suspects were variously charged with counts of forgery, criminal possession of a forged instrument, criminal possession of stolen property, identity theft, petit larceny and tampering with private communications. They each face up to seven years behind bars if convicted.

JAMAICA SUCKS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS – DANGEROUS MOLD COMPLAINTS IGNORED AT JAMAICA SENIOR CITIZEN NYCHA APARTMENT BUILDING

Jamaica not only sucks, but NYC Sucks, the NYCHA sucks, this whole city sucks unless you are mega rich. And if you are a senior citizen in Jamaica, it really SUCKS and is dangerous.

In Jamaica (OF COURSE), the Shelton House (89-09 162nd St), a senior citizen apartment building has a very dangerous mold condition and complaints are going unaddressed.

Another senior citizen building, the Colon Lihfe Senior Center at 92-33 170th is not only two blocks away from the poisonous Royal Waste Facility on Douglas Streets, but these seniors have to listen to huge mega trucks going by their building 24/7 bringing both noise and pollution. Certainly not a way to spend your so-called “golden years”.

I sucks to be a senior citizen in Jamaica, but then it sucks for most of us, except the low life folks who love it.

Certainly do not see any of the black elected officials of Jamaica doing anything on this Shelton House or the Colon Lihfe Senior Center or the black Public Advocate, Letitia James, where the fuck is you big ass. Hell, I don’t see them doing much of anything period. And where the fuck is the Mayor.

New York City is OVER!

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From Queens Courier:

Photos courtesy of the office of Rory Lancman

Photos courtesy of the office of Rory Lancman
Councilman Rory Lancman visited Shelton House residents to investigate claims of unmitigated mold issues.

Senior citizens in a Jamaica housing development are sick and tired of being ignored over complaints of dangerous mold conditions in their building.

The issue is taking place at Shelton House, a 12-story building exclusively for seniors located at 89-09 162nd St. The site houses about 159 residents in a total of 155 apartments and was constructed in 1978.

Councilman Rory Lancman met with the residents for a tour of the building on Friday. During the visit, Lancman saw festering mold and rotting, uneven floors in several apartments.

According to the councilman, the residence also has mold in the basement, sub-basement and compactor room, so even residents who don’t have mold in their units may still be breathing contaminated air.

Lancman said Shelton House residents deserve to have decent living conditions.

“These conditions are completely unacceptable, and NYCHA must take action immediately to provide these seniors with safe, quality homes,” Lancman said.

Under a 2013 settlement, the housing agency is required to remediate basic mold-related repairs within seven days and more complex repairs within 15 days.

Despite this requirement, Lancman said many residents at Shelton Houses have been waiting months for a repair. Even though some repairs are done, the councilman alleges that the problems often resume as NYCHA neglects underlying issues causing the mold.

Tenants Association President Neva Harper said she was tired of fighting NYCHA to get basic repairs.

“We aren’t asking for the red carpet treatment; we just need apartments that are free of mold and rotting, uneven floors that can cause serious injuries,” Harper said.

MORE BIG DEVELOPMENTS IN JAMAICA BUT WHAT ABOUT THE LOW-LIFE FOLKS THAT HAVE FUCKED THE AREA UP FOR DECADES

I don’t quite get dumping huge amounts of money in a place like Jamaica when at least 50% of the population are low life slobs who have fucked this community up for decades with their bad ghetto behavior, tossing garbage all over the place, parking unlicensed cars all over the place, third world landlords and builders putting up shitty low rise shit holes to be filled with shit hole people (complete with garbage and noise) and all the other bullshit that low-life folks bring to a neighborhood. So what is the deal. Who would want to live here if all these folks are still here to reek havoc and that Jamaica Ave is still low-class ghetto shopping, Hillside Avenue is just a third world country dump, the Sutphin Blvd area looks like crap and your food choices are fast food and dirty chicken shakes. Oh and let’s not forget all the fucking homeless shelters dumped here with those fucking low-life folks you see hanging out all day long (every hear of a JOB). Maybe a little less fucking and producing little slob rug rats and a little more job searching and birth control.

Is all this shit going to get cleaned up, are the multiple 99 cents stores, dirty delis and crap retail going to be replaced and more importantly are the low life folks and let’s be fucking honest for a change, there are tons of them all over the damn community, hence why Jamaica has the bad reputation that it deserves.

A community is only as good as it’s people and if at least 50% are low-life folks (and I am probably underestimating), there is not much hope while they are still here.

Who knows it this will really happen and if the area actually improves, but one thing is for certain, I know I doubt I will be around to see it. This community SUCKS and the people make it SUCK. Remove the garbage and other shit, but as long as those fucked up people are still here, Jamaica will still SUCK.

And since the backwoods folks here are always complaining about any kind of improvement, who the fuck knows what will happen and at this point, who the fuck cares anymore.

JAMAICA SUCKS.

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From The Real Deal:

Top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC

Two big Jamaica projects led the mostly-outer-borough field in December

February 03, 2016 08:00AM
By Ariel Stulberg

Clockwise from top left: Steiner Studios at Brooklyn Navy Yard (inset: Doug Steiner) (credit: STUDIO SCRIVO), the Key Food at 575 Grand Street in Williamsburg, the Hilton hotel currently occupying 144-02 135th Avenue and Gene Kaufman and Arverne by the Sea in the Rockaways

UPDATED: 9:37 a.m., Feb. 3: Two massive projects in Jamaica, Queens topped the list of December’s largest new building filings, led by a sprawling 300,000-square-foot apartment complex planned by Artimus Construction. Doug Steiner made a splash as well with plans for a new six-soundstage addition to his film production complex at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

On the whole though, December proved a sleepy month, with top developers mostly resting on their laurels, and no new, spectacular Manhattan landmarks in sight. Instead, the list was dominated by smaller rental buildings and industrial properties in the outer boroughs. Just seven out of the top 10 new projects topped 100,000-square feet. Just two Manhattan developments appeared on the list. Instead, Queens and Brooklyn dominated, with development underdog Staten Island even making a rare appearance.

147-20 94th Avenue, Queens

Harlem-based Artimus Construction filed plans to build a 26-story, nearly 300,000-square-foot apartment building between Sutphin Boulevard and 148th Street in Jamaica. The building will contain 380 apartments, 20 percent of which will be affordable. The plans, prepared by GF55 Partners, include a shared roof deck and another communal terrace, along with a yoga room, gym and a children’s’ play area.

The Hilton hotel currently occupying 144-02 135th Avenue and Gene Kaufman

The Hilton hotel currently occupying 144-02 135th Avenue and Gene Kaufman

144-02 135th Avenue, Queens

Chartwell Hospitality, based in Tennessee, is planning two hotels on adjacent lots in Jamaica, near John F. Kennedy International Airport. Both planned buildings – an 11-story, 159,000-square-foot hotel with 362 rooms and a 12-story, 85,000-square-foot one with 183 rooms – will be designed by Gene Kaufman. The project will be the company’s first in New York. A single Hilton hotel occupies the site today.

15 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn

Doug Steiner’s film production company Steiner Studios filed a permit application for a three-story, 179,000-square-foot building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The structure will house six soundstages along with extra space for workshops, a cafeteria, dressing rooms, makeup rooms and offices. The Dattner Architects-designed project will add to the 580,000-square-foot, 10-soundstage studio complex currently manages at the Yard.

Steiner Studios at Brooklyn Navy Yard (inset: Doug Steiner) (credit: STUDIO SCRIVO)

Steiner Studios at Brooklyn Navy Yard (inset: Doug Steiner) (credit: STUDIO SCRIVO)

 

2306 Third Avenue, Manhattan

The Salvation Army is planning an 11-story, 140,000-square-foot affordable senior housing building in East Harlem, with a church and a recreation center at the base. The structure will house a total of 233 units averaging about 560 square feet apiece, plus a cafe, fitness rooms, offices and a library. Peter Poon Architects is the architect of record.

The Key Food at 575 Grand Street in Williamsburg

The Key Food at 575 Grand Street in Williamsburg

575 Grand Street, Brooklyn

Pat Conte filed a permit application to construct a 107-unit, 135,000-square-foot rental building with a retail base. A total of 107 units are planned within 110,000 square feet of residential space, about 1,027 square feet per unit. The building will also have three floors of retail within about 26,000 square feet of space, roughly triple the amount occupied by the Key Food which Conte said he would continue to operate at the site. Marin Architects is designing.

Arverne by the Sea in the Rockaways

Arverne by the Sea in the Rockaways

190 Beach 69th Street, Queens

Long Island-based residential developers Benjamin Companies and the Beechwood Organization are planning a seven-story, 105,000-square-foot residential building with ground floor retail, part of their 2,300-home Arverne by the Sea community in Rockaway. The new Urbahn Architects-designed building will contain 126 units, as well as a restaurant.

2325 Hollers Avenue, Bronx

Cayre Equities filed a permit application for a four-story, 100,000-square-foot warehouse in the industrial neighborhood of Eastchester. The area is zoned for medium manufacturing use. The site is currently vacant except for an auto body shop. Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the architect of record.

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Jack Cayre

131 Lynhurst Avenue, Staten Island

Woodmont Development, based on Staten Island, filed a permit application for a five-story, 85,000-square-foot self storage facility on currently-vacant lot in Rosebank. Flushing-based David Silberman is the architect of record.

37-29 31st Street, Queens

Charles Herzka’s Northend Equities is planning a 57,000-square-foot residential building with ground floor retail in Long Island City. The proposed seven-story building will contain 74 apartments in about 50,000-square-feet of residential space. Retail will occupy the remaining 7,300 square feet. Gilman Architects is responsible for the plans.

172 Montrose Avenue, Brooklyn

Moses Silberstein filed an application for a 50,000-square-foot residential building in East Williamsburg, between Humboldt Street and Avenue of Puerto Rico, just off the Montrose L train stop. The building will contain 75 apartments and a lot for 36 cars. Diego Aguilera is the architect of record.

Correct: A previous version of this article overstated the total square footage of 111 Leroy Street in the West Village. It’s actually 43,512 square feet, not enough to make the top 10. That entry was removed, and 172 Montrose Avenue in East Williamsburg was added. 

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES FOR LIC, BUT FUCK THE REST OF QUEENS AND THE CITY

Develop, Develop, Develop and over Develop, but never think about infrastructure upgrades to handle all the damn people, the transportation (subway, buses and roads), water, garbage, electric, etc. Well at least one place in Queens is getting some major infrastructure from our Mayor to the tune of $40 million dollars and that place is of course for the tower people in LIC.

But where is the upgraded infrastructure for the rest of Queens, like Jamaica, where they want to develop the fuck out of an already overcrowded community.

As usual just FUCK everybody else.

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From Queens Crap:

Infrastructure upgrades for the tower people

From LIC Post:

The Long Island City/Hunters Point area is about to get a $40 million infrastructure and roadway upgrade through funding allocated by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Most of the roadways in the Hunters Point area have not been reconstructed since the beginning of the 20th Century, according to Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. With Long Island City’s explosion of residential and commercial growth, plus the City’s emphasis on traffic safety stemming from Vision Zero, this area was identified as due for a makeover.

Well this should be applied to the entire borough, if not the city, no? Infrastructure everywhere is shot and overdevelopment is everywhere.

Also, in years long past, the infrastructure upgrades were put in BEFORE upzoning, not as an afterthought.

CITY COUNCIL ATTEMPTING TO BLACKMAIL TO GET THEIR OVERBLOATED RAISE

So asshole City Council, headed by the Bitch Asshole of them all, crooked Melissa Mark Viverito,  demands a big fucking raise for doing pretty much was amounts to JACK SHIT.

In exchange for their raise, this illustrious group states they will approve ethics reforms — including requiring online financial disclosures and banning outside income. Moreover, they will officially consider themselves full-time workers, and end “lulus” — the extra money they pocket from chairing committees.

All this amounts to complete blackmail. “We will do what we should have been doing from the get go if you give us our raise.”

This is the equivalent of one of those low life folks begging for money on the subway, saying “If you give me a dollar, I will not rob you.”

FUCKING ASSHOLES.

DEATH TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, two notches below child molesters.

Asshole Council Speaker mark viverito

Asshole Council Speaker mark viverito

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From AM New York:
Editorial
NYC Council about to slap New Yorkers in the face

By The Editorial Board February 1, 2016

 

The City Council’s plan to give itself an astonishing 32 percent raise is a stinging slap in the face to New Yorkers.

Under a proposal to be discussed tomorrow and voted on Friday, council members would earn $148,500 a year — up from their annual salary of $112,500. Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito would get more, $164,500.

The hikes are $10,000 higher than the recommendations the city’s Quadrennial Advisory Commission unveiled in December. The expert panel reviewed cost-of-living data, elected officials’ responsibilities and salaries in other cities. Clearly, City Council members didn’t think the commission’s recommendation of $138,315 was enough.

Council members contend the pay increases are deserved because, in return, they will approve ethics reforms — including requiring online financial disclosures and banning outside income. Moreover, they will officially consider themselves full-time workers, and end “lulus” — the extra money they pocket from chairing committees.

It’s absurd that the council is trying to circumvent the commission’s recommendations just because its members want more. It’s laughable that they want more money in exchange for more accountability and better behavior, no matter how stringent the new requirements. Are they just arrogant or out of touch with their constituents — or both?

Consider this: If approved, the new salary of a council member will be nearly three times NYC’s median household income of $52,737.

Then there’s the issue of timing. The City Council is planning another vote on Friday — to approve Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort to reduce the number of carriage horses and limit them to Central Park. Critics wonder whether there’s deal-making going on — a quid pro quo to give the council its raise in exchange for approval of the mayor’s carriage horse proposal. City officials reject that argument, but the timing doesn’t look good for anyone.

It’s time to do what’s right. The City Council should approve the ethics reforms and, perhaps, a raise, but one that doesn’t go a dollar beyond the commission’s very generous recommendation. Anything more is far too much.

MORE JAMAICA NONSENSE: FARE BEATERS PUSH COP ONTO SUBWAY TRACKS AT SHITTY JAMAICA CENTER STATION

From the video, looks like the typical usual suspects.

Yep, Jamaica is hot, hot with low-class folks, criminals, low life folks and inept and crooked elected officials, oh and let’s not forget the tons of bible thumping idiots like the Watch Tower folks and the white boy Jehova Witnesses gangs, which you can find everywhere like obesity in Jamaica.

JAMAICA SUCKS!

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From Queens Courier:

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Photo via Wikimedia Commons
A police officer was pushed onto the train tracks at the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer train station while pursuing four fare-beaters early Sunday morning.

Police released on Monday night security video of four individuals wanted for shoving a police officer onto the tracks at a Jamaica subway station early Sunday morning.

The trouble began at about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, when the group of two males and two females walked through a service gate and avoided paying the fare at the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer train E train station.

When two NYPD officers spotted the fare-beaters and attempted to stop them, police said, the group ran toward the tracks. In doing so, one of the male suspects pushed one of the officers onto the track bed.

Authorities said the officer’s partner helped get him off the tracks, but they lost sight of the group, who ran out of the station and fled in an unknown direction. No serious injuries were reported.

Police described the perpetrators as follows:

  • a black male between 20 and 25 years old, standing 5 foot 8 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds who was last seen wearing a black bubble jacket, a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants and black sneakers;
  • a white or Hispanic female between 20 and 25 years old, standing 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, who was last seen wearing a yellow scarf, a black coat, blue jeans and black rain boots;
  • a black male between 20 and 25 years old, standing 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds, who was last seen wearing a purple doo-rag, a white sneaker with blue stripes, light blue jeans and black sneakers; and
  • a black female between 20 and 25 years old, standing 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds, who was last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a black sweater and camouflage pants.

Anyone with information regarding the assault or the suspects’ whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS; visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

JAMAICA COP PUSHED