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.
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.