Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Holds Sixth Mobile Office in Broad Channel

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) joined staff and locals at the Broad Channel Public Library this past Thursday, August 17th, for her sixth Summer Mobile Office. The Assemblywoman and her staff met with constituents face to face, took...

Pheffer Amato Hosts MTA for MetroCards at JASA

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This past Friday, August 18th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D- Rockaway Park) hosted the MTA at the JASA Senior Center on Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway Park, so residents could learn more about MetroCards, buy them directly in their building...

Pheffer Amato Attends First Rockaway Caribbean Parade

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) this past Saturday, August 19th, attended the first-ever Caribbean Carnival Parade, which kicked off at Beach 21st Street in Far Rockaway. The parade was arranged by community leaders and elected...

Pheffer Amato, Addabbo, Ulrich: Ensure Child Safety Now

Today, August 21st, NYS Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach), NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Ozone Park) and NYC Councilmember Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) held a press conference at the intersection of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and...

Pheffer Amato Congratulates and Thanks Summer Interns

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As the summer winds down, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) today officially thanked her interns, Daniella Ciniglio of Howard Beach and Claudia Dana of Neponsit, for their “incredible hard work, their enthusiasm, and their tireless...

Pheffer Amato to DOT: Seagirt Needs Traffic Calming

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In the wake of the third car to hit a pedestrian in one year on a particular stretch of road in Far Rockaway, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) today called for the City’s Department of Transportation to immediately implement traffic...

Pheffer Amato Holds Fifth Mobile Office at JASA-Brookdale

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) joined staff and locals at the JASA – Brookdale Village Senior Center this past Wednesday, August 9th, for her fifth Summer Mobile Office. The Assemblywoman and her staff met with constituents...

Pheffer Amato Hosts Flood Prep Consults for Howard Beach

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This past Wednesday, August 9th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) hosted the first of a series of consultation sessions at her Howard Beach office for Howard Beach residents with representatives from Neighborhood Housing Services...

Pheffer Amato Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville

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“Any American elected official would be remiss to ignore Charlottesville. The ugly display of hate Friday and Saturday cuts to the core of who we are as a society. South Queens is a diverse and loving community, and we unite to condemn hate and violence....

Pheffer Amato Takes Winning Cat, Sugar, to Cause for Paws

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This past Sunday, August 13th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) took her cat Sugar to the “Cause for Paws” fundraiser for the Noah’s Ark Animal Rescue in Rockaway Park, NY. The Rescue was founded in 2015, and is described...

Pheffer Amato Celebrates Civil Rights Icon’s 90th Birthday

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) presented a proclamation this past Sunday to Lovette Glasgow, a retired schoolteacher, hero of the Civil Rights movement and the former President of the Rockaway NAACP, in honor of Glasgow’s 90th...

Pheffer Amato MTA Oversight Testimony

Committeemembers and members of the New York City Council, My name is Stacey Pheffer Amato, and I serve as Assemblywoman for South Queens, including Howard Beach, Ozone Park, Ozone Park and the Rockaway Peninsula – possibly the most under-served...

Pheffer Amato Pushes DOT on Safety of Lindenwood Triangle

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) met this past week with the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), along with State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., NYC Councilmember Eric Ulrich, the Howard Beach-Lindenwood Civic Association, and...

Pheffer Amato Honors Fifty-Year Volunteer Firefighter

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This past Saturday, August 5th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Broad Channel) presented an official New York State Assembly Resolution honoring Edwin F Wilmarth, Jr., who today turned 70 years old and on Saturday marked 50 years with the Broad...

Pheffer Amato: Ferry Shouldn’t Double-Charge Reduced Fare

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) today called on NYC's Economic Development Corporation, which administers the new Citywide Ferry, to immediately switch from a proprietary-only fare system to honoring NYC MetroCards, so that senior...

Pheffer Amato Encourages Attendance at Wind Power Forum

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) today announced, and encouraged her constituents to attend, an upcoming open house on the NYC Offshore Wind Master Plan, at the Peninsula Branch of the Queens Public Library on Monday, August 14th,...

Pheffer Amato Starts School Supply Drive Monday at Office

This coming Monday, August 7th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) will start a two-month back-to-school supply drive at her district office, 95-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Beach. The drive will collect basic supplies, such...

Pheffer Amato Congratulates Precincts on National Night Out

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) today congratulated the 100th, 101st and 106th Precincts on a highly successful National Night Out Against Crime (NNO), held last night as part of the 34th annual celebration of the national event,...

Pheffer Amato Helps Resident with DDC-Damaged Property

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Over the past few weeks, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Broad Channel) met with Broad Channel resident Frank Harnisher, whose story has been covered in local media because the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) hired a contractor to...

Pheffer Amato Presents Award to Top-Selling Girl Scout

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) met this past Tuesday, July 18th, with Jayda Crenshaw, a ten-year-old student from Far Rockaway, who sold 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies this past year and became the top seller in Queens County....