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FiOS is now available in my neighborhood and that is the only reason much of the material linked through “neighborhood” exists. It took a year and a half and help from Common Cause to get it done. In the words of one of NYC’s mayor’s after a long losing battle with a neighborhood, “Great, now they’ll think they can get whatever they want.” He was right. Organized neighborhoods in partnership with a city-wide group can get what they want.

Yea! Thank you for all your help, friends and neighbors. The posts related to getting FiOS or an alternative. If any AKNA residents, friends and colleagues want to take on some new issues, this section awaits some ideas.  For example:

  1. Ideas on day-to-day issues, e.g. house sitting, contractors, observations on the new housing site, and so on
  2. The Ninth Congressional  District.  Vote as a block for local representatives is the only way to put squeak in the wheel.
  3. Add a comment anywhere where you see the form below.   
  4. In consideration of a slowly deteriorating service from Yahoo, the link below is an alternative for neighborhood communications of use to us all.

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