Post Tagged with: "Mark Treyger"

City Council member Mark Treyger, at right, in front of City Hall (Photo via Russkaya Reklama)

Treyger on Interpretation Services

Eastern European, Immigration, New York January 7, 2019 at 3:43 pm

The Russian community expressed support for City Council member Mark Treyger’s bill that would allow interpreters to offer non-English speaking voters more assistance at the polls, reports Russkaya Reklama.

Justin Brannan, with fellow Council member Mark Treyger to his left, announces a bill that would provide Arabic interpretation services at polling sites. (Photo via Twitter)

Brannan Supports Arabic Interpretation Services at Poll Sites

Brooklyn, Middle Eastern, Politics November 27, 2018 at 7:21 pm

Council members Justin Brannan and Mark Treyger announced legislation that would provide interpreters at polling places for speakers of Arabic, reports Kings County Politics, as well as other languages among the most spoken in the city.

Recovery work from Hurricane Sandy has finally begun at NYCHA's Coney Island Houses (photo via Kings County Politics)

Sandy Recovery Work Begins at Coney Island Houses

Brooklyn, Environment, Housing May 25, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Work has begun at NYCHA’s Coney Island Houses to repair the buildings four and half years after Hurricane Sandy hit, and to protect the buildings against damage in future storms, Kings County Politics reports.

CB 11 District Leader Marnee Elias-Pavia (left) and Council member Mark Treyger (second from right) meet with Jmart representatives. (Photo courtesy of Treyger via Bensonhurst Bean)

Asian Supermarket Now ‘Committed’ to Carrying Non-Asian Products

Asian, Brooklyn, Business, Food March 23, 2016 at 3:59 pm

After some Bensonhurst residents railed against the sale of a shuttered Waldbaums to Asian grocery store Jmart, local officials met with representatives from the Flushing-based supermarket to discuss options for also serving other communities, reports Bensonhurst Bean.

Nancy Tong will soon be the first Chinese elected representative in Brooklyn (Photo by Jane Zhang via Sing Tao Daily)

First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, East Asian, Politics July 23, 2014 at 1:46 pm

If Nancy Tong, a community liaison in Bensonhurst, wins the post of female Democratic district leader in the 47th State Assembly District, she will be the first Chinese Democratic leader in the borough, Sing Tao Daily reports.