Every one of them has been hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, but a group of men in the Rockaways has managed to raise a lot of money to help neighbors who need it even more.
The Schells are handing out the 200 stuffed animals they were able to bring with them. Another 1,600 are being shipped to New York for free by a Kansas City trucking company.
As residents deal with the loss of life and dozens of homes in the aftermath of Sandy, the tight-knit community is coming together to remember those lost in the crash 11 years ago.
The lifelong resident of Beach 130th Street in the Rockaways said despite his current homelessness, he will start a non-profit he has named the Bridgerope Foundation For The Rockaways.
Residents of Belle Harbor, Queens, recalled their harrowing experience during the horrors of Superstorm Sandy on “60 Minutes” Sunday.
The community has set up a command center in St. Francis de Sales Church.
McDonnell carried four of his neighbors, one by one, on his back to the house next door. But as the flames spread, McDonnell had to think quickly to save his neighbors.
Felonies in New York City stayed virtually flat in the past year, up just a quarter of a percent according to NYPD statistics, but in one precinct that covers the western part of the Rockaways, crime has soared.
Family members mourned for their lost loved ones on Saturday morning at a memorial marking the 10th anniversary of the flight’s crash.
A three-alarm fire in Queens left 13 firefighters injured and resulted in a mayday call after one responder became trapped after the floor gave out from under him.
The plane crashed into the Queens Community of Belle Harbor in the Rockaways moments after taking off from Kennedy Airport on this day, back in 2001.
Prosecutors say the Belle Harbor home of the former flight attendant charged with opening an emergency chute during a work meltdown was burglarized by his partner’s brother.
The fed-up flight attendant who waved goodbye to his career in a spectacular exit down an emergency chute made a soft landing in court Tuesday.
The former Jet Blue flight attendant who had a meltdown is working on a deal to avoid prison.
JetBlue Airways says that there will be no second exits for famed flight attendant Steven Slater.