2013-01-04 / Community


Rockaway Emergency Plan (10,000+ likes on Facebook): A Long Island City teacher is collecting the stories of brave children on the Rockaway peninsula and weaving them into a book of hope. Author Marie Barret, who teaches at Public School 111, said she decided to write the book, titled “Sandy... (see more on Facebook and like them!)

Rockaway United (Facebook) We need to do what we need to do, stay on course make all Rockaway meetings, Join the Civics. Make the phone calls. Keep informed. Stand up for what we want and need to be safe and happy living here again. The money will come, and we the people who live here on the Rock need to have a say in how we rebuild it. Numbers, People Power. Is what we have to do.

Ny1’s Bob Hardt’s Blog: It's now been more than two months since Sandy flooded the Rockaway peninsula. The holidays are over and things are slowly returning to normal here -- or at least a weird and winterized version of normal in a place that was never quite normal to begin with. The large tents that served as a warming center in the parking lot in front of my house are gone, like a sad circus that's packed up and hit the road. (google: Bob Hardt blog for more)

Rockaway Youth Task Force RYTF (Facebook and Twitter) The mission of the Rockaway Youth Task Force is to empower youth in our local communities through civic engagement & volunteer opportunities. We seek to spark social change in the Rockaways through youth leadership and provide opportunities for teenagers and young adults to become productive citizens of the Rockaways

West 12th Road Blog Tucked away on the west side of the small town of Broad Channel in the middle of Jamiaca Bay is a narrow, dead end street that goes by the name of West 12th Road. Those of us who live there know that the nice part about living in a small town is that when you are not quite sure what is going on, someone else always does! (See more by googling West 12th Road Block Association)

Beach 87th Street / Surfing After Sandy Check out this video at Vimeo.com Also on Vimeo: Farewell Dylan Smith – We’ll Take It From Here Brother

Rebuild Breezy (Facebook and Twitter) Rebuilding our community, one family at a time.

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