Rockaways

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Arrives Late To Flight 587 Memorial Ceremony

Relatives of the 260 people who died on American Airlines Flight 587 have commemorated the jetliner’s crash in with a solemn ceremony in the Rockaways.

11/12/2014

The hands of the Statue of the Risen Christ at St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor, Queens was vandalized this week. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Statue Of Christ Desecrated At Belle Harbor Church

Police Friday night were investigating the shocking desecration of the Statue of the Risen Christ at a church in the Rockaways.

11/07/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Police Claim Bus Driver Stabbed Another Motorist In Rockaways

Police alleged that a bus driver stabbed another motorist in a road rage incident in the Rockaways Tuesday afternoon.

11/04/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Man Shot In Rockaways; Stray Bullet Hits MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in the Rockaways Monday evening, and at least one stray bullet in the incident hit a city bus.

11/03/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

Gerard Dunne, left, and David Lonergan celebrate returning to their homes in Rockaway Park, Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Park Friends Return To Homes Damaged In Superstorm Sandy

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, two friends in one Queens neighborhood are finally back in their own homes.

10/21/2014

An NYPD helicopter unit rescues a man in cardiac arrest from a dredge barge offshore from the Rockaways. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Man In Cardiac Arrest From Dredge Barge

Police officers in a helicopter unit rescued a man suffering from chest pains onboard a dredge barge offshore from the Rockaways Thursday.

09/04/2014

Humpback whale feeding less than six miles from New York City. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society )

Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYC

The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a photo of a majestic humpback whale feeding in the Atlantic Ocean just a few miles from New York City.

08/28/2014

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

It was so chilly at local beaches that even lifeguards were bundled up. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Spite Of Chilly Summer Weather Some New Yorkers Still Braved The Beach

It has not exactly been a stereotypical hazy, hot, and humid New York City summer. There have only been a few days with temperatures above 90 degrees.

08/15/2014

Police say they recovered this 9 mm gun from a suspect charged in the shooting of a 12-year-old girl in the Rockaways on Aug. 9, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

2 Charged In Connection With Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Girl In Rockaways

Police have announced the arrests of two teens after a 12-year-old girl was shot in the leg during a pick-up basketball game in Queens on Saturday.

08/10/2014

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12-Year-Old Girl Shot In Leg In Queens

A young girl has been injured in a shooting in the Arverne section of Queens, police said.

08/09/2014

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)

Anthony Weiner Announces Non-Profit Restaurant In Rockaways

The Rockaway Restoration Kitchen will offer locally-produced food in a neighborhood still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

08/09/2014

Anthony Weiner speaks to Marcia Kramer on Aug. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Anthony Weiner Cooking Up Way To Give Back To Rockaways

Weiner says the restaurant project is in its very early stages and intends the eatery to have a nutritious menu, be locally-sourced and provide a training ground for locals to make them more employable.

08/08/2014

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

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