City Officials, Homeless Advocates Call For More Affordable Housing To Accommodate Displaced Sandy Victims
Superstorm Sandy significantly worsened the city’s affordable housing crisis, according to Brooklyn City Councilman Brad Lander.
Our Glam Team Takeover continued this morning with another Sandy victim, but one who not only lost her home, but her business in the storm, and that was only the beginning.
Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.
The incident happened Thursday at the P.S. 215Q campus at Wave Preparatory Academy in Far Rockaway, the Department of Education said.
The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund plans to hand out $1,000 to every family in 19 schools, located in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and New Jersey.
Two suspects were charged Sunday in connection with a shooting this weekend that left a 17-year-old boy dead outside a low-income housing development in Far Rockaway.
A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed overnight outside a low-income housing development in Far Rockaway.
Getting life back to normal in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a slow process.
P.S. 42 has been serving as the temporary home for New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and for Macedonia Baptist Church in the aftermath of Sandy.
It’s a tight fit in the Callas home these days: two families sharing the same space. People from Astoria made room for victims of the storm — a displaced mother and her two children.
A month after the storm ravaged parts of the Tri-State Area, poorer communities on the Rockaway Peninsula seem to be suffering the most.
The project was brought to New York by the Art Production Fund and coincides with two fundraisers to help Sandy victims being run by by Waves for Water and New York Foundation for the Arts.
Police charged Wilfred Labossiere, 31, of 306 Beach 19th Street in Far Rockaway with second degree murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Just four days after the ocean crashed through the big glass windows of the Peninsula branch on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, a yellow bus pulled in to the parking lot to offer residents a break from the devastation.
One New York City neighborhood is dealing with yet another problem in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Sinkholes have been discovered in several backyards.