February 1, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

RDRC Helping Sandy Victims

Continuing in their tradition of helping small businesses, the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) is now working with Rockaway small businesses that were affected by Superstorm Sandy. More...

FEMA Announces New Rockaway And Broad Channel Flood Elevations

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the release of new elevation guidelines for homes within flood risk areas in the Rockaways, Broad Channel and other parts of New York City. More...

Scenes You Might Have Missed

Photographers documented Sandy‘s aftermath from the night of the storm onward. More...

Law Firm Going After Long Island Power Authority

The local law firm of Sullivan & Galleshaw, LLP has filed dozens of claims with LIPA on behalf of Rockaway Beach and Breezy Point residents who lost their homes or businesses to the fires during Hurricane Sandy. More...

Oceanfront Owners Face Tide Of Uncertainty

Three months after Sandy, many beachfront homes in Belle Harbor appear to be in the same condition that they were in on October 30th. Several owners are looking to rebuild but the process has been anything but easy. More...

FEMA Extends Deadline

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. More...

Moreland Commission Holds Hearings

The Moreland Commission, tasked with investigating the storm response, preparedness and management of New York’s utilities companies including LIPA, listened last week as Rockaway residents retold stories of being left in the dark for weeks aft More...

RWA Presents “Protecting Our Homes: Lessons From New Orleans”

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) will be presenting “Protecting Our Homes: Lessons from New Orleans in Affordable Housing,” a new, free workshop, on Sunday February 3rd from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ocean Village Community Room. More...

Boardwalk Prayer

All through the storm some portions of the Rockaway boardwalk held fast to their supports. As beach debris has been cleared, some portions have been marked for preservation or future use. More...


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