Rockaway peninsula

Protesters call on the city to preserve the Rockaway Ferry on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Residents Take To City Hall In Fight To Keep Ferry

Residents of the Rockaway Peninsula took their battle to City Hall Thursday as they fight to keep their ferry service.

08/21/2014

Anthony Weiner, a candidate for New York City mayor, visits a senior center in Manhattan on August 13, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Weiner Planning Nonprofit Restaurant In Rockaways

A published report Thursday said former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is planning to open a restaurant in the Rockaways.

08/07/2014

Rockaway Pipeline

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Worries Rockaway Peninsula Beachgoers

Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.

06/20/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

60 Homes Have Sat Abandoned On Rockaway Peninsula Ever Since Sandy

Moldy trash remained in homes that were still abandoned 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, and residents have demanded a cleanup.

06/13/2014

High school sophomores Sabastian Rahman and Jocelyn Dicent are pitching an idea for a space for bikes and pedestrians along the Rockaway Freeway. (Credit: CBS 2)

High School Students Propose Bike Lane On Sandy-Damaged Rockaway Peninsula

As the Rockaway Peninsula continues to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, some young activists say they have a great idea to fill a prominent empty space.

03/27/2014

A surveillance image of a man suspected of flashing a woman at the Beach 25th Street A Train station in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Video Of Suspected Rockaway Peninsula Subway Flasher

Police on Wednesday released a surveillance video for a man who exposed himself to a woman at an elevated subway station in the Rockaways.

02/19/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

3 NYC Employees Arrested In Separate Incidents

Three New York City employees were arrested in separate incidents early Sunday.

12/29/2013

Breezy Point is seen on the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Breezy Point Residents Mark Sandy Anniversary With Day Of Service

Last year, a storm surge left most of the then-thriving community under water. Then, a day later, a raging fire finished off what Mother Nature started.

10/29/2013

Rockaway Community Park Rebuilding

Volunteers Gather To Rebuild Park Destroyed By Sandy In Rockaways

Thousands of people took time out of their busy schedules Saturday to plant trees lost in a park in the Rockaways after Superstorm Sandy.

10/19/2013

Natural Gas

Opponents Furious At Plans For Gas Pipeline Under Brooklyn, Rockaways

Opponents protested Sunday against a planned natural gas pipeline that would pass through Brooklyn and the Rockaways.

07/14/2013

Rockaway Real Estate

Post-Sandy Real Estate A Different World In The Rockaways

The devastated landscape has changed the face of real estate in the Rockaways.

01/29/2013

Queens Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues Recovery Efforts

Toll Collections Resume On 2 Bridges In Rockaways

Toll collections resumed Saturday morning at two bridges in the storm-damaged Rockaways.

12/01/2012

Back To School At P.S. 114 Nov. 27, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Students Back In Class At Sandy-Damaged Schools In Queens

P.S./M.S. 114 and P.S. Q256 opened their doors, the Department of Education said. It was the first time students were allowed back into their schools since the storm hit.

11/27/2012

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Man In The Rockaways

A teenage suspect has been charged with the murder of a man in the Rockaways late last week.

11/25/2012

Rockaway Thanksgiving

Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving To Grateful Rockaway Residents

While many were preparing for Thanksgiving this Tuesday night, residents in areas still devastated by Superstorm Sandy were still trying to rebuild their lives. A group of volunteers was working hard Tuesday night to make sure they are able to give thanks.

11/20/2012

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