May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

Rebuild Our Boardwalk, Now!

Six months after Sandy and with hurricane season approaching, residents of Rockaway rallied with a sense of urgency last Sunday demanding that the Parks Department step up its efforts to restore the boardwalk on the peninsula. More...

Schumer: $150 Million For Gateway

Senator Charles Schumer announced $150 million for Gateway National Recreation Area for repairs after Sandy. This federal funding is being appropriated through the Department of Interior. More...

Beware Medical Alert Device Scams

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged New Yorkers be aware of various scam targeting senior citizens with robo-calls advising that they have been approved for medical alert equipment at no charge. More...

Weiner Wants To Be Mayor

Anthony Weiner officially announced his candidacy for Mayor by releasing a Youtube video. The video, shot in his old Brooklyn neighborhood, stresses his concern for a shrinking middle class in New York City. More...

New Arrest In School Theft

On Thursday, May 16th, detectives from the 100th Precinct announced the arrest of yet another suspect in the post-Sandy theft of computers and classroom equipment from Scholars’ Academy. According to police, John Norbury Jr. More...

Police Search For Shooter

Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man on Beach 86th Street and the Rockaway Freeway. On Sunday, May 19th, a 30-year-old black male was shot at around 11 a.m. More...

Schumer Backs New Effort To Fight Flood Premiums

Senator Charles Schumer announced support for the Strengthen, Modernize, And Reform The (SMART) National Flood Insurance Program Act which would stave off looming flood insurance premium increases until six-months after the Federal Emergency Manageme More...

Locals Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

After receiving help from numerous groups from across the country after Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway is paying it forward. Several groups have organized to provide donations for the victims of the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma. More...


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