Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Pushes State Recognition for St. Patrick’s Day

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) introduced a bill this past week to make St. Patrick’s Day an official school holiday in New York State. Citing the high percentage of Irish residents in her district, the centrality of Irish culture to...

Pheffer Amato Honors Mother, Audrey Pheffer, at JCCRP

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This past Sunday, March 19th, 2017, at the Legislative Breakfast of the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) presented her mother, Audrey Pheffer, former Assemblywoman and now Queens County...

Pheffer Amato at First Hurricane Relief Task Force Meeting with Borough President Melinda Katz

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This past Thursday, March 9th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway), Borough President Melinda Katz and community leaders were briefed by officials from the City’s Build-It-Back program as part of a March 9th meeting of the Borough President’s...

Pheffer Amato Greets Veterans for St. Patrick’s Day

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This past Sunday, March 12th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) was honored to provide corned beef for, and to have an opportunity to speak at, a lunch for Veterans from the St. Albans Veterans’ Affairs Center, held at the Veterans of...

Pheffer Amato Tours Addabbo Health Center, Previews “Very Exciting, Much-Needed” Expansion Plans

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This past Friday, March 10th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) was given a tour of the Joseph P. Addabbo Health Center in Arverne by Marjorie Hill, the CEO of Addabbo Health. The Addabbo Center is a full-service Community Health Center,...

Pheffer Amato, Daughter Celebrate Purim at West End Temple

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This past Sunday, March 12th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) attended a Purim Party at the West End Temple in Neponsit. Between eating hamentaschen, spinning gragers and the Purim pageantry, the Assemblywoman and her daughter relished...

Pheffer Amato Visits Neponsit Adult Day Care Center

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This past Thursday, March 9th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) was invited to speak at the Neponsit Adult Day Care Center. She spoke on the subject of Women’s History Month, telling the story of how she came to be a Member of the NYS...

Pheffer Amato Breaks Bread with Nativity Golden Age Seniors

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This past Thursday, March 9th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) had the privilege of joining, and providing corned beef for, the Nativity Golden Age monthly seniors group at the Nativity-Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Ozone Park. This meeting...

Pheffer Amato Attends Ladies Luncheon, Reflects on Hundred Years of Suffrage in New York State

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This past Saturday, March 11th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) attended the Women’s Executive Committee of Queens County’s Ladies Luncheon, at Antun’s Catering in Queens Village. The event marked the hundred-year anniversary of...

Local Parents, Students, Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Hold Press Conference Objecting to Collocation of Seventh School in Building Q410

Parent leaders from among the six schools already sited inside Building Q410 held a press conference with State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) today, coming out strongly against the proposed collocation of a seventh school in the Q410...

Pheffer Amato to Host E-Waste Recycling Events

State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) announced today, in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center, the NYC Department of Sanitation, Rockwood Park Jewish Center and Bayswater Jewish Center that her office will be hosting e-waste...

Pheffer Amato Announces Amanda Kernozek as Chief of Staff

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) today announced that her scheduler and staff director, Amanda Kernozek, will now hold the title of Chief of Staff. Kernozek brings with her three years of experience with the New York State Legislature...

Pheffer Amato Meets with Breezy Point Leadership to Coordinate Advocacy Goals

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato met today with Chris Norton, the new General Manager of the Breezy Point Cooperative, and Denise Lopresti-Neibel, the BPC’s Secretary and Assistant General Manager. The Assemblywoman and the Co-op leaders compared...

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato Tours Schools in Rockaway Park, Joined by Borough President Melinda Katz

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato toured two separate school complexes today in Rockaway Park, hearing from Channel View School for Research Principal Denise Harper Richards and Scholars’ Academy Principal Brian O’Connell about the unique journeys...

Pheffer Amato Praises Cuomo on Upgrade of Route 878

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato attended the press conference this past weekend at the Five Towns Community Center unveiling a $130 million overhaul of Route 878, the Nassau Expressway, which connects JFK Airport with Long Beach via the Five Towns....

Pheffer Amato Introduces Notification Bill to Make the Department of Homeless Services Accountable to Communities

State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato introduced a bill this past week requiring 45 days’ notice before homeless housing is placed in a community. The bill would require that elected officials and community boards be made aware of any plans, making...

Cash Tolling, Bridge Construction Both Ending in Late April

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This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) met with MTA Bridges and Tunnels to discuss ongoing issues of congestion, ticketing and tolling on the bridges that connect to the Rockaway Peninsula. While there, she received a briefing...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato, Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop Tour Rockaway Beach

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This past Friday at 12pm, New York City Commissioner for Small Business Services Gregg Bishop was taken on a tour of Rockaway Beach by Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato. They discussed deliberate strategies for growth, the challenges of doing business...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Swears In New Executive Board of Rockaway Civic Association

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This past Thursday, February 16th at Martin de Porres High School in Rockaway Park, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato presided over the swearing-in of the new Executive Board of the Rockaway Civic Association. The new officers are: Noreen Ellis, PresidentRicky...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Joins Assemblymembers Kim and Vanel and Senator Peralta to Protect Small Businesses

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato joined Assemblymember Ron Kim at Flushing Town Hall at 11AM today, in announcement of the Restaurant Owners’ Whistleblower Protection Act (A. 5817 / S. 4472). The Senate sponsor, Jose Peralta, and Assemblyman Clyde...