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Publisher & Editor Victoria Schneps-Yunis
Associate Publisher Joshua A. Schneps
Editor In Chief Jill Davis
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The newly identified Omicron variant was recently identified and is
beginning to cause some concern among health officials. So far, breakthrough
cases have been mild, but the CDC et al are waiting to receive
more data for evaluation.
Vaccines are now available to everyone age 5 and older, and booster
shots are recommended to those age 18 and older. The CDC urges everyone
to get vaccinated and to get a booster shot if available to you.
FACE COVERINGS ARE OPTIONAL FOR
Local Law 152 Update
By now you have received the reminder
of a special shareholders’
meeting to be held on Friday,
December 10, 6:30 pm in the
basement of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
Church, 11-05 150 Street.
The purpose of the meeting is to
discuss the current status of the 21
Building no-cooking-gas situation.
Please note a recap of the meeting
will be distributed shortly afterwards
for those who cannot attend.
Local Law 11 Inspections
Our Local Law 11 onsite inspections have
concluded. Note that the boom is expected to
be removed the week of December 6. We have
been told that the Inspection reports will be
completed by mid-December, after which they
will be filed with the DOB. It is unknown at
this time how long the DOB’s approval process
will take or whether the DOB will decide they
want to return to the property to conduct an
A reminder memo has been issued advising
residents that the restrictions on balcony items
remains in effect until further notice. Violation
may result in an immediate fine. Please
contact Management with any questions.
BuildingLink Reminder: Access Your Account!
We’ve discovered that some people have
BuildingLink accounts but don’t access them.
You’re missing out on timely information!
Those of you who have active accounts are
aware of the many updates that are sent out
from Management using this tool, such as
emergency repair notifications, etc. It’s a lot
faster and more efficient than using paper notices,
and everyone is urged to sign up. Please
contact the office if you have any questions.
Management Office: By Appointment
The Management Office is open Monday -
Friday from 10 am until 4 pm. An appointment
allows the office to set aside
sufficient individual time to
help residents with their
questions and concerns. To
schedule an appointment,
please call Stacey Pankavich
at 718-767-5003, Ext.
2, or email her at spankavich@
Emails to the Board and
If your question involves
building or property issues, please
email Management at bnewell@cryderpoint.
com and/or spankavich@cryderpoint.
com. If you would like to email the board directly
regarding a building or property issue,
please be sure to also include Bill and/or Stacey.
Building/property issues are forwarded to
them, so including them in your initial email
will help with a faster response.
Thanks to our Staff
On behalf of the Board, I’d like to thank our
entire Cryder Point staff for all their hard work
and dedication throughout the year.
Our appreciation goes to Bill Newell,
Stacey Pankavich and all of our concierges
and maintenance staff who keep this place
running every day. Even if you consider that
this year wasn’t as bad as 2020, 2021 was
still no day at the beach. Let’s not forget that
we were still in the deep throes of the pandemic
(which isn’t over yet) and had a severe
hurricane in September. Add in a couple of
local laws, not to mention the regular work
around here, and it hasn’t been easy. We’re
extremely fortunate to have such a great
team working here, and we thank you one
I think we all agree that 2021 is another year
we’re pretty happy to say goodbye to and that
we’re all looking forward to the New Year. All
the best to everyone in our beautiful Cryder
Point Community for happy holidays and,
most important, a safe and healthy 2022.
• T h e O f f i c i a l N e w s p a p e r o f C r y d e r P o i n t •
“We’re All About You”
STAFF AND VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO
WEAR MASKS IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS OF THE
BUILDINGS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Please be courteous:
Please keep your mask handy
If you see another resident near you wearing a mask, please wear
yours. It’s the neighborly thing to do!
Guidelines will be updated as new information is received.
Please contact Management with any questions.
Thank you for your cooperation!
Cryder Point Food Drive 2021
BY EILEEN ANNECHINO
Our local food pantries were once
again grateful for our help in meeting
the needs of local families at Thanksgiving.
The boxes kept filling up with
staples like soup, pasta, cereal, beans
and other pantry staples. Thanksgiving
stuffing, cranberries, canned sweet
potatoes, canned vegetables and jar gravy rounded out the donations.
Over 30 large boxes were collected this year. Thanks to all the very
generous Cryder Point residents for your contributions.
Our staff delivered the donations to Grace Episcopal Church in
Whitestone and St. Fidelis in College Point. St. Fidelis was especially
grateful as their pantry was in serious need this year for Thanksgiving.
The food came just in time for pantry day, the Wednesday before
A special thank you to Lilliana DeGrottole, Niyah Eltzroth and Jackson
Eltzroth for the lobby posters “commissioned” by Deb Berg. (And
we will be looking for young artists to make posters again!)
Coming up: We learned from St. Fidelis that on the first Saturday of
the month they distribute coats, hats, scarves and gloves to the homeless
and shelter residents on College Point Boulevard. We have donated
coats in the past to larger organizations and this year we can keep it in
a neighboring community. The drive starts December 12; check out the
flyer in this paper for more details.
Management Office: 718-767-5003
Management Office Fax: 718-767-1549
Lobby/Doorman: 718-767-5003/Press 5
Board of Directors e-mail: email@example.com
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