Queens Lifeguard Who Saved Six Lives During Superstorm Sandy Dies In Puerto RicoDylan Smith, a lifeguard who lived in the Rockaways, died in an apparent surfing accident in Puerto Rico over the weekend.
Belle Harbor Man Who Saved Neighbors During Sandy To Launch Charitable FoundationThe lifelong resident of Beach 130th Street in the Rockaways said despite his current homelessness, he will start a non-profit he has named the Bridgerope Foundation For The Rockaways.
Belle Harbor Residents Tell Harrowing Stories From Sandy On ‘60 Minutes’Residents of Belle Harbor, Queens, recalled their harrowing experience during the horrors of Superstorm Sandy on “60 Minutes” Sunday.
Belle Harbor Man Rescues Six Neighbors From House Fire With Makeshift Rope Ladder, Surf BoardMcDonnell carried four of his neighbors, one by one, on his back to the house next door. But as the flames spread, McDonnell had to think quickly to save his neighbors.