Rockaway Beach Boulevard
A 62-year-old man’s body was found in his trailer home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Queens in April. The medical examiner’s office now says he drowned during the Oct. 29 storm.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.
The Rockaway Beach Boulevard offices of ‘The Wave’ were destroyed by Sandy and the weekly staff is now working out a rented second floor office on rented computers to put out Friday’s first post-storm edition.
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.
A teenage suspect has been charged with the murder of a man in the Rockaways late last week.
When the Rockaway Peninsula got blasted by Hurricane Sandy, the police were hit like everyone else — battered and flooded.
Samuel Doctor, 22, was arrested today in connection with the attack that occurred at the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 91st Street on Sunday.
The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 91 Street. The suspect approached the woman, forced her to the ground and raped her, police said.
The victim is also said to have turned over all her income from Social Security and other sources to her alleged captors out of fear.