January 11, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

Before During and After

The boardwalk in various stages seen from Beach 106th Street (Photos by Eileen Searson) More...

Library Tour Emphasizes Need For Disaster Aid

Elected officials joined Thomas Galante, the president and CEO of the Queens Library, last week to tour the libraries in Rockaway that sustained damage from Superstorm Sandy in October. More...

105 Re-Opens After 71 Days of Displacement

On Monday January 7th, PS/MS 105 students returned to their school after a long absence. Principal Laurie Shapiro welcomed more than 750 students back home to The Bay School after a 71 day displacement. More...

Social Security Adds Service In FR

Social Security employees will provide additional service to area residents. Working at the New York City Restoration Center at 10-01 Beach 20th Street, Social Security representatives are now available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. More...

When Sandy hit Broad Channel

On the evening of October 29th, 2012 hurricane Sandy stormed the shores of the East Coast. Waves swept by heavy winds engulfed Broad Channel, a small island about three and half miles long and a half mile wide. More...

MORELAND COMMISSION ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response has announced hearings to solicit comments from the public on the following two topics:  The emergency preparedness and response of utilities to recent storms. More...

Meeks Concerned About $51 Billion Disaster Relief Vote

Urges People To Make Voices Heard

On January 4th the House of Representatives passed a bill that gave the National Flood Insurance Program the authority to borrow $9.7 billion to pay claims from Superstorm Sandy. More...

Attorney General Publishes Sandy Relief Charity Info

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced that his office has posted information online detailing charitable donations raised for Hurricane Sandy relief. More...

Candidate Selvena Brooks: Rebuild Now

Selvena Brooks, candidate for New York City Council in the 31st District, is running under the party name Rebuild Now. More...

Sandy Evacuation Leads To A Rare WW II Find

On November 1, 2012, I was forced to have my 86 year-old mother with Alzheimer’s evacuated from her apartment in Surfside. More...

Scenes You May Have Missed

Hurricane damage can still be seen far and wide in Rockaway. More...

Statue Arrives Then Goes Missing

During the Superstorm Sandy a St. Francis of Assisi statue floated onto Lily Corcoran’s lawn. As an animal lover, she was happy to see the patron saint of animals arrive in such a way. More...

Ulrich Slams Evac Zone Criminals

Councilman Eric Ulrich along with Councilman James Oddo (R- Staten Island) introduced a bill in the City Council on Wednesday January 9th, that would impose a $50,000 civil penalty for anyone convicted of fraud or property related crimes in an area t More...

Boardwalk Today

The Rockaway boardwalk, a fixture of many childhood beachfront memories and strolled by millions from all over the world, felt the full blast of Sandy’s wrath. More...

FDNY DSNY COLLIDE ON CBB

On Tuesday morning January 9th an FDNY ambulance collided with a Department of Sanitation truck around 9 a.m on Cross Bay Boulevard at Noel Road in Broad Channel. More...


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