Belle Harbor

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)

Graybeards Group Collects Over $100,000 For Sandy Victims In Rockaways

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.

11/18/2012

Volunteers Hand Out Stuffed Animals In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Kansas City Girl, 4, Helps Deliver Thousands Of Stuffed Animals To Young Sandy Survivors

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.

11/12/2012

An investigator examines the wreckage of American Airlines flight 587 among destroyed houses November 13, 2001 in the Rockaway section of Queens. (credit: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images)

Belle Harbor Remembers Victims Of American Airlines Flight 587 Crash

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.

11/12/2012

Mike McDonnell (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Belle Harbor Man Who Saved Neighbors During Sandy To Launch Charitable Foundation

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.

11/12/2012

Destroyed House In Belle Harbor (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Belle Harbor Residents Tell Harrowing Stories From Sandy On ‘60 Minutes’

Residents of Belle Harbor, Queens, recalled their harrowing experience during the horrors of Superstorm Sandy on “60 Minutes” Sunday.

11/11/2012

Destroyed House In Belle Harbor (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Frustrated Residents Of Belle Harbor Band Together In Relief Effort

The community has set up a command center in St. Francis de Sales Church.

11/06/2012

Mike McDonnell (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Belle Harbor Man Rescues Six Neighbors From House Fire With Makeshift Rope Ladder, Surf Board

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.

11/04/2012

Belle Harbor - Queens, NY - Dec 26, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Crime Soars In The Rockaways

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.

12/26/2011

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Flight 587 Remembered On 10th Anniversary

Family members mourned for their lost loved ones on Saturday morning at a memorial marking the 10th anniversary of the flight’s crash.

11/12/2011

Several firefighters were injured battling a three-alarm fire in Queens. (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Close Call For NY’s Bravest In Queens Three-Alarm Fire

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.

04/09/2011

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Victims Of Flight 587 Crash Remembered

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.

11/12/2010

Steven Slater leaves a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Ex-JetBlue Attendant’s Home Burglarized

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.

10/20/2010

Steven Slater, left, speaks briefly to the media after leaving a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Former JetBlue Attendant Slater Pleads Guilty

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.

10/19/2010

Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, center, arrives at Queens criminal court for a hearing on criminal mischief charges, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, in New York. Slater, accused of cursing out a passenger and sliding down an emergency exit chute, is working on a plea deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Former Flight Attendant Steven Slater Looks To Cut Plea Deal

The former Jet Blue flight attendant who had a meltdown is working on a deal to avoid prison.

09/07/2010

Steven Slater (credit: AP)

JetBlue: Slater No Longer With Us

JetBlue Airways says that there will be no second exits for famed flight attendant Steven Slater.

09/05/2010

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