Many stores are closed and people from Far Rockaway are walking 50 to 60 blocks to line up for food at St. Francis De Sales Parish in Belle Harbor.
The non-profit group World Against Toys Causing Harm, better known as W.A.T.C.H. has sounded a warning to parents.
Gerritsen Beach was not the only part of the city to make steps towards recovery; the New York City Housing Authority reported that as of Saturday heat and hot water had been restored to ninety-six percent of buildings affected by the storm, including all Rockaway developments.
Residents of the Ocean Bay public housing complex in Far Rockaway have been struggling with heat and hot water problems ever since Superstorm Sandy hit nearly three weeks ago.
New York Cares said the goal is to collect 50,000 coats before Thanksgiving so they can be distributed to storm victims as quickly as possible.
Former members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have already given much to the country used this Veterans Day to help storm victims who were still hurting after Superstorm Sandy.
Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.
New York City held a day of service Saturday in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, to assist those who have been devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy has mobilized New Yorkers like never before. WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond visited a shelter in Belle Harbor, Queens, where hot meals were delivered through the kindness of strangers.
The 5-foot female dolphin was found around 9:30 a.m. Friday, but died several hours later.
She cleaned their homes and then cleaned them out of their prized possessions. That’s what police in Nassau County are saying about a Queens woman who worked for several families in the Five-Towns area.
The crashing waves of Far Rockaway Beach is the last place anyone saw 15-year-old Akeem Craig of Jamaica, Queens alive.
The boy — identified as Akeem Craig — and his friend had been trying to swim to a buoy in the ocean off Beach 19th Street and Seagirt Boulevard around 12:30 p.m., according to police.
If seated in a quiet car, passengers are asked not to talk on cell phones, to turn off the sound on any electronic devices and conversation must be subdued.
Allan Swafford has been charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal mischief and burglary. Police say he was at the controls of a stolen excavator that was used to wreck a brand new playground in Far Rockaway.