April 11, 2014 RSS feed / Top Stories

New Sidewalk To Be Uprooted

Rockaway Park resident Theresa Sutterlin spent nearly $5,000 to fix her sidewalk after the City told her it had to be repaired due to a crack. More...

Iroquois Comes Back From The Storm

Just off East 12th Road in Broad Channel, at the end of a boardwalk rebuilt by hand, another survivor of the storm is coming back. More...

Rockaway Firehouses Go Solar

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has completed the installation of solar thermal hot water systems at five FDNY firehouses in Rockaway. More...

Scheduled Delays On Far Rock LIRR

On April 12 and 13, and on May 3 and 4, the Long Island Rail Road will perform waterproofing maintenance on a bridge that carries two tracks over 150th Street in Jamaica, Queens. More...

Marine Parkway Pedestrian Walkway Closed

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge pedestrian walkway will be closed to pedestrians and bicyclists daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Monday, April 14 while the milelong, six-foot-wide walkway is resurfaced. More...

Hammels Protected With 140 New Cameras

After years of delay, Hammel Houses now has 140 new eyes around the complex in the form of cameras for their increased safety. More...

Cold Case Criminal Caught

It has taken 17 years, but Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has announced that a 47-year-old former Far Rockaway resident has been indicted on charges of raping a woman in her home after a DNA hit linked him to the crime. More...

Ulrich Announces Participatory Budget Results

On Tuesday, April 8, Councilmember Eric Ulrich announced the results of the latest round of participatory budgeting in Council District 32. More...

AT&T Discusses Disaster Preparedness

Representatives from wireless carrier AT&T sat down with Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and community leaders from Southern Queens and Rockaway to discuss the carrier’s approach to disaster relief and recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy. More...


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