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Tag: Councilmember Antonio Reynoso

Woodhull will get 16 new exam rooms, an improved nurses' station and a transition hub for access to outpatient care.

Woodhull’s Emergency Department Gets $5M Overhaul

New York City Council’s Brooklyn delegation is pouring $5 million into Woodhull Hospital for the expansion and renovation of the medical center's crammed emergency department, Brooklyn Councilmember Antonio Reynoso announced on Wednesday.  The funds will allow Woodhull to add 5,000 ...

Each year, New Yorkers throw away 60 million pounds of styrofoam products, a major source of neighborhood litter and petroleum-based waste.

Brooklyn Pols Welcome City’s Styrofoam Ban

On Tuesday, a citywide ban on styrofoam containers went into effect, prohibiting food service establishments, stores and manufacturers from possessing, selling or offering single service Expanded Polystyrene foam food items or packaging. According to city data, New Yorkers throw away ...

Advocacy groups contend that Black and Latino students have less access to physical education, after-school athletic programs and gym space

NYC Students of Color Lack Equal Access to Physical Ed, Reynoso Says

Brooklyn Councilmember Antonio Reynoso is gathering support for a new bill that demands more transparency in the city’s funding of after-school athletic programs to ensure greater equity for Black and Latino public school students. The councilmember joined students and advocates ...

Student artists created street signs to brighten Broadway

Bushwick Students ‘Brighten Broadway’ with Colorful Street Signs

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso joined students of Bushwick's EBC High School and teaching artist Tom Gleisner to celebrate the unveiling of recently installed art signs that are now beautifying Broadway between Madison Street and Myrtle Avenue. The student-led effort aims to “Brighten ...