Community leaders are angry, saying they only recently learned that more than ten registered sex offenders – including those convicted of molesting, raping and abusing minors – have moved into their tight-knit community on the ocean.
Doctors of the World USA has opened a free clinic in Rockaway Park to treat residents even if they don’t have health insurance.
Sherman Alexie’s book is about a Native American who transfers into an all-white high school. It won the 2007 National Book Foundation award for Young People’s Literature.
Authorities in both states were helping bring some displaced voters to their polling sites and directing others to cast ballots elsewhere.
The devastation of superstorm Sandy has apparently not dampened the patriotism of the residents of the Rockaways.
The Rockaways in Queens remained without power Wednesday night following Superstorm Sandy, and fears were mounting that looters would continue to exploit the disaster for their personal gain.
While the raging fire in Breezy Point received much of the attention in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in the Rockaways, destruction on the peninsula in Queens is far more widespread.
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.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers says a man who was found shot to death in a car near Rockaway Park in Queens was a livery cab driver.