Goldfeder, Richards, JCCRP Announce Pesach Preparations


sanitationFar Rockaway – Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) and  Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Far Rockaway)  joined the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula in announcing extra city services for the Far Rockaway community’s pre-Yom Tov needs.

“It is great to see city agencies working together to carry on the traditions and cultures of our community in Far Rockaway,” said Goldfeder. “I commend the New York City Department of Sanitation, the New York City Parks Department and the FDNY for their honorable service to our families.”

“I am very happy to announce in conjunction with Assemblyman Goldfeder and JCCRP that preparations are underway for Passover. I also would like to thank the Department of Sanitation for really stepping up in order to help everyone celebrate Passover safely. I hope that everyone has a very safe and enjoyable Passover.” Said Councilman Richards.

The New York City Department of Sanitation will conduct additional garbage collection ahead of Pesach. On Monday, Erev Pesach, in addition to the extra collection, there will also be additional stationary sanitation trucks located at the Hicksville Road triangle in Far Rockaway and at 2716 Healy Avenue in Bayswater.

Additionally, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula encourages area residents to exercise caution during their preparations for Pesach. Due to safety concerns, the JCCRP has arranged a centralized location for a community-wide biur chometz, under supervision of the FDNY. Chometz may be brought from 9 a.m. to noon to the beach located at the end of Beach 9th Street in Far Rockaway.

{Noam Newscenter}