Assemblymember Weprin Highlights Small Businesses in the Richmond Hill Area

Assembly Member Weprin and the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings visit Singh’s Roti Shop. (Photo by Ambika Persaud)

Richmond Hill, NY – On Thursday, August 11th, 2022 Assemblymember David Weprin was joined by the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH), Community Board 9, and various elected officials for a press conference at 132-27 Liberty Avenue in front of Sybil’s Bakery to highlight the many small businesses in the community.

After the press conference, they toured a selection of local businesses on Liberty Avenue including Sybil’s Bakery, Veggie Castle, Liberty Palace, and Singh’s Roti Shop, and notified them of the services OATH offers.

Assembly Member Weprin and the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings visit Liberty Palace. (Photo by Ambika Persaud)

The Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) is the main, independent tribunal for New York City. OATH’s objective is to ensure that every person is afforded the opportunity to be heard; and their case is addressed immediately and resolved efficiently.

They are comprised of two divisions, Trials Division and Hearings Division, and home to the Creative Conflict Resolution and the Administrative Judicial Institute. Both are resource centers for the City agencies to have access to mediation, restorative justice, training, continuing education, research and support services for various administrative law judges and tribunals throughout New York City.

Elected in 2010, David I. Weprin represents the 24th Assembly District of New York State in Queens. The 24th Assembly District boasts one of the most diverse constituencies in New York State. As a representative for Eastern Queens, Assemblymember Weprin fights for quality of life issues, criminal justice reform, immigration justice and senior services.