Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Appalling Messages Of Anti-Semitic Hate Scrawled In Far Rockaway

Shocking messages of hate have been found on property across Far Rockaway, Queens – smeared across a school and synagogue.

06/24/2013

A 4-foot high concrete wall is going up along a stretch of Far Rockaway. June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far Rockaway

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.

06/19/2013

Nursing home director Juliet Clifford. (Credit CBS 2)

Queens Nursing Home Director Faces Charges In Connection With Resident’s Disappearance

Juliet Clifford, the Director of Bishop Charles Waldo Maclean Nursing Home has been accused of falsifying records to hide the disappearance of Alan Frazer.

06/08/2013

Post-Sandy Pen Pals

Post-Sandy Pen Pals From Connecticut, Queens Meet For The First Time

There is nothing better than kids helping kids, and for months, fifth graders from Connecticut have been helping a school in Far Rockaway hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2013

Supplies bound for Oklahoma are loaded into a trailer in Island Park, N.Y. - May 28, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged L.I. Community Sends Aid To Tornado-Ravaged Oklahoma

In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.

05/28/2013

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Offer Free Tickets, Perks For Volunteer Efforts

The New York Mets have teamed with the charity New York Cares to reward people with free tickets in exchange for volunteer efforts.

05/25/2013

A protest in Manhattan about housing for Sandy refugees - April 23, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Sandy Refugees In NYC Protest End Of Housing Program

A program that houses those left homeless by superstorm sandy will wind down on April 30 and that has prompted a small protest outside city offices in downtown Manhattan.

04/23/2013

Rockaway Real Estate

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.

02/26/2013

Damaris Gomez (credit: WLNY)

Glam Team Takeover Helps Woman Who Lost Business To Sandy

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.

02/20/2013

Police said the student brought this .22 caliber handgun to school. Authorities also recovered a flare gun at the scene. (credit: DCPI)

Police: Mother Of Queens Boy Who Brought Gun To School Arrested

Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.

01/18/2013

Police said the student brought this .22 caliber handgun to school. Authorities also recovered a flare gun at the scene. (credit: DCPI)

Police: 7-Year-Old Brings Gun To Wave Preparatory Academy In Far Rockaway

The incident happened Thursday at the P.S. 215Q campus at Wave Preparatory Academy in Far Rockaway, the Department of Education said.

01/17/2013

Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick, joined by Sen. Charles Schumer, announces $10 million relief effort for families impacted by Sandy Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cantor Fitzgerald Announces $10 Million Relief Effort For Sandy Victims

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.

01/10/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

2 Charged With Teen’s Murder In Far Rockaway

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.

12/30/2012

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Boy, 17, Shot Dead Outside Far Rockaway Housing Development

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed overnight outside a low-income housing development in Far Rockaway.

12/29/2012

Cleanup workers in Far Rockaway, Queens - Dec. 18, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Residents Of The Rockaways Continue Struggle For Normalcy

Getting life back to normal in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a slow process.

12/18/2012

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