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Lovgren Awards at Annual Meeting

Lovgren Awards at Annual Meeting

Candace Woodward, Trustee, presented the Lovgren awards at the PSCC’s Annual Meeting June 2. Each year since 1979, the Park Slope Civic Council has honored people or organizations for their outstanding service to the community. The awards, one for a volunteer, and other for professional service, are named for George Lovgren, the Park Slope activist […]read more >>

Dangerous Vehicle Petition

Dangerous Vehicle Petition

Please read and sign the petition below. The Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Act must remove dangerous drivers from our streets. “A maniacally reckless driver destroyed the monument at Bartel Pritchard Square this morning,” New York City Comptroller Brad Lander said in a tweet, adding that the “epidemic of reckless driving” had “only gotten worse.” Around 4 […]read more >>

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

The Park Slope Civic Council was one of five sponsors of the Earth Day 2022Celebration held at the Old Stone House in Washington Park on Saturday,April 23. A coalition of community organizations sponsored the event alongwith the Civic Council, including the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID, Park SlopeParents, Forth on Fourth Avenue and the Old […]read more >>

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Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Celebration

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“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope

“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope

As part of its “80×50” program—whose goal is to reduce green- house gas emissions 80% by the year 2050—the City of New York has embarked on an ambitious program to encourage electric vehicle ownership and to build the technology infrastructure to support it. In June 2021, the Department of Transportation launched “PlugNYC,” a program of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations spread across the five boroughs, including 120 curbside stations serving parked cars as well as higher voltage stations in certain city owned parking lots. read more >>

Sustainability Day Success

Sustainability Day Success

Over 350 people gathered on Saturday, November 6th to pick up litter from sidewalks, weed and mulch tree pits, drop off e-waste, or shred personal documents during the Civic Council’s Fall Sustainability Day. Using the John Jay Educational Campus as home base, volunteers spent the day cleaning and beautifying the tree beds and sidewalks along […]read more >>