A shocking scene unfolded on a subway train in Far Rockaway, Queens, this week, when a man whipped out a gun and forced another man to the ground – all to help a woman in trouble.
Help is on the way for a Queens neighborhood whose streets have been flooding for more than a year — and in this week’s blast of bitter cold have turned to ice.
Principal Marcella Sills is under fire over her leadership at P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway, which was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. More than a year later, the school still doesn’t have enough textbooks for students and other basics.
Parents have reported some signs of progress, but many remained frustrated with the principal Wednesday at beleaguered P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway, which has been slammed as the city’s worst school with its lack of textbooks and gym classes.
The school is still struggling to recover from superstorm Sandy, much like many of the families. PS 106 lost a building to the Oct. 2012 storm and students still attend class in trailers.
A Queens teen has been arrested and charged, after he allegedly fired a gun at officers who were chasing him.
In Far Rockaway, Queens, water has been collecting in the streets for months.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton joined volunteers in the Rockaways and on Staten Island to help with renewal efforts a year after Superstorm Sandy.
More than half of the patients at St. John’s are on Medicaid which means that the hospital has been losing money for along time. The new Federal Affordable Care Act could worsen the money crunch.
A reputed gang member was charged Wednesday with firing the bullet that wounded as 10-year-old girl in the Far Rockaway section of Queens.
A 10-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet early Saturday as she walked her dog in the Far Rockaway section of Queens.
Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.
There was frustration on Tuesday in a Queens neighborhood that’s plagued by flooding. Residents said the city is doing nothing to solve the problem.
Shocking messages of hate have been found on property across Far Rockaway, Queens – smeared across a school and synagogue.
The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.