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June 7, 2009

Media Advisory

WHO: Willets Point United Against Eminent Domain Abuse and Councilman Tony Avella

WHAT: Press conference/Rally

WHERE: Shea Gas Station 127-48 Northern Blvd, Willets Point, Queens.

WHEN: Monday, June 8th at 1:30pm

WHY: The City Economic Development Corporation has announced condemnation proceedings against Willets Point business and property owners while Article 78 challenge is still pending in court. EDC has also decided to do this before negotiating with property owners and after telling many of them that negotiations will not start for more than a year.

CONTACT: Councilman Tony Avella: (718) 747-2137
Jerry Antonacci, President, WP United Against Eminent Domain Abuse, (718) 446-7297
Jake Bono, Spokesperson, WP United Against Eminent Domain Abuse (917) 334-7926

Posted by lumi at June 7, 2009 8:50 PM