Arverne

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12-Year-Old Girl Shot In Leg In Queens

A young girl has been injured in a shooting in the Arverne section of Queens, police said.

08/09/2014

Coney Island YMCA

YMCAs To Provide Jobs, Community Spirit To Coney Island, Rockaways

Hundreds of jobs and brand new community facilities are coming to two beachfront neighborhoods devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

12/07/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Driver Expected To Be Charged In Crash That Killed 2 In Rockaways

Charges were pending Saturday evening against the driver who police blamed for a crash that killed two teenage boys in the Rockaways.

08/24/2013

Bay wall in Arverne in the Rockaways, August 5, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rockaways Residents, Lawmaker Call On City To Repair Destroyed Bay Wall

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder on Monday called on the city to provide immediate funding to repair the bulkhead on the border of the Rockaway Peninsula and Jamaica Bay.

08/05/2013

A woman walks down the street on one of the coldest days of the year on January 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bitter Temperatures Keep Tri-State Area In Deep Freeze

Bitter arctic air has a firm grip on the Tri-State Area and isn’t about to let go anytime soon.

01/23/2013

In an independant effort organized by Sharon Plummer, volunteer Lena Omotosho distributes donated clothing to needy and displaced residents on Seagirt Boulevard on November 20, 2012 in Far Rockaway. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Post Sandy Recovery Still A Struggle On East End Of Rockaway Peninsula

A month after the storm ravaged parts of the Tri-State Area, poorer communities on the Rockaway Peninsula seem to be suffering the most.

11/28/2012

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Man In The Rockaways

A teenage suspect has been charged with the murder of a man in the Rockaways late last week.

11/25/2012

Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents In Hard-Hit Areas Helped By NYC Rapid Repairs Program

Mary Butler’s home in Arverne was without heat and electricity since the storm hit. She signed up for the city’s rapid repairs program on Monday and now has her power back.

11/21/2012