The Rockaway Artists Alliance's Geoff Rawling spoke about his group. RAA was one of several cultural organizations represented at the meeting. Photos By Miriam Rosenberg At least 100 people showed up for the meeting with their local representatives and members of various organizations. Omar Ventegeat and Gerald Romski of Benjamin-Beechwood speak about some upcoming improvements for ABTS. An ABTS resident discusses a concern with Senator Malcolm Smith. Also pictured is Smith's press secretary Pat Rubens.