Blissville residents bring wakeup call

Photo Credit Michal Gannon

Akbar Rizvi, far right, president of the Blissville Civic Association, joined in a morning wakeup call for Mayor de Blasio across from Gracie Mansion. Residents are fighting a third homeless shelter about to open in their neighborhood.

The Department of Homeless Services is showing no signs of backing down in the dispute over its placement of a third homeless shelter in Long Island City’s Blissville neighborhood.

Neither are the residents of Blissville.

With the DHS moving at full speed to open a shelter for adult families in the Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel at 52-34 Van Dam St., residents took to the streets of Manhattan earlier this week.

By |2018-05-18T13:18:49-04:00May 18th, 2018|further investigations|0 Comments

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