NEIGHBORS FOR BETTER NEIGHBORS
Seniors for Civility
For Immediate Release July 26, 2011
Gene Aronowitz, Seniors for Civility,email@example.com, 718-753-3553.Bill Carey, Neighbors for Better Neighbors,firstname.lastname@example.org, 718-810-3295.
Witch Hunt on Prospect Park West.
Park Slope Applauds Justice Burt Bunyan for ProtectingCommunity Members From FrivolousProspect Park West Bike Lane Law Suit and Harassment Campaign.
Over-the-Top Subpoena Drop Spurs Formation of “Neighbors for Better Neighbors” and “Seniors for Civility.”
Brooklyn community members are cheering today after Kings County Supreme Court Justice BurtBunyan compelled the anti-bike lane group “Seniors for Safety / Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes” towithdraw a flurry of recently issued subpoenas and stop harassing Park Slope community members.Justice Bunyan’s order comes after attorneys from the City of New York moved to slap a temporaryrestraining order on Jim Walden, the out-of-control corporate litigator representing a handful of disgruntled Park Slope residents seeking to eliminate the Prospect Park West bike path and trafficcalming project.In recent days “Seniors for Safety / Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes” issued at least a half-dozensubpoenas to respected Park Slope community advocates, including:
Tom Miskel, Community Board 6 member and former Park Slope Civic Council President.
Craig Hammerman, Long-time Community Board 6 District Manager.
Richard Bashner, Former Community Board 6 Chairperson and Prospect Park West resident.
Paul Steely White, Executive Director of non-profit, member-driven TransportationAlternatives and Park Slope dad.
Steve Levin, City Council member, District 33.“We’ve always enjoyed the annual Park Slope Halloween Parade on Seventh Avenue,” said RichGreenspan, a construction project manager who owns an apartment on Prospect Park West where