Ramp up
Aug 16, 2017 | 8076 views | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dear Editor,

Kudos to Councilman Rory Lancman and Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz for getting funds to build a wheelchair ramp, which allows P.S. 201 to regain its status as a polling place. The Pomonok Houses site has been closed to voters since 2013.

Now they can focus their efforts on a nearby polling site that's been closed to voters since 2012: P.S. 164 in Kew Gardens Hills.

One of Lancman's aides told me his boss was trying to get a ramp built in time for September's primary election, but I haven't seen any progress. If it's not built

soon, many Kew Gardens Hills residents won't be able to vote.

Our only choice is absentee ballots, thanks to absentee leadership.


Richard Reif

Kew Gardens Hills
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