March 15, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

Richards Prepares For First Budget Fight As Councilman

After being sworn into office last week, Rockaway’s new city councilman is getting ready to do battle with Mayor Bloomberg’s yearly attempts to cut vital services to the Rockaways. More...

Rockaway’s Got Something To Say

There has been no shortage of things to say in Rockaway—- before the hurricane or after. These signs, placed along the St. More...

The Changing Face of Rockaway

As Rockaway continues its 21st century journey, many of the 20th century landmarks, once a familiar part of the landscape, continue to fade away. This month’s razing of the Beach 75th Street oil tank and yard was a melancholy reminder of that. More...

Meeks And Others Offer Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Rates

U.S. Representatives Michael Grimm and Gregory Meeks, joined by colleagues Charles Rangel, Eliot Engel and Jerold Nadler on Monday, March 11th, announced the introduction of a bill to ease the impact of rapidly increasing flood insurance rates. More...

Request For Proposals

Parks Seeks Bikes, Kayaks, Concessions

New York City Parks and the National Parks Service wants you! More...

It’s A Scam: National Grid Warns Customers

National Grid is warning its customers of a new, nationwide utility bill scam. More...

Locals Still Report Verizon Outages Due To Sandy

Communication for many in Rockaway has not yet returned to normal since Sandy hit in October. Depending on the area, locals are still reporting being without their Verizon service four months after the storm. More...

Recovery Forum Draws Several Hundred Seeking Post-Sandy Help

Hundreds of locals attended a New York City Housing Recovery Forum held at Beach Channel High School on March 10th. More than 20 organizations from the city, state and federal levels were on hand to help residents. More...


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