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Beach Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues To Recover

Group Rallies For A Full New Boardwalk In The Rockaways

A rally was held Sunday urging the New York City Parks Department to pick up the pace in replacing the Rockaway Beach boardwalk that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

05/19/2013

A crew working to restore A train service in the Rockaways (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin Ortiz)

Cuomo: MTA To Restore A Train Subway Service To The Rockaways May 30

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the MTA has worked since the storm to rebuild 1,500 feet of washed-out tracks, replace miles of signal, power and communications wires and rehabilitate two stations that were completely flooded.

05/16/2013

At least ten people have been reported injured in a crash on the Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens (Credit CBS 2)

Serious Injuries Reported In 3-Car Wreck On Cross Bay Boulevard In Queens

Police were still investigating the cause of the accident. Cross Bay Boulevard was to remain shut down in both directions for an indefinite period of time, officials said.

05/10/2013

Rockaway Damage

Lawmaker: ‘It Is Criminal’ NYPD Has Not Installed Security Cameras In Rockaways

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder said legislators did the hard part in 2010 when they voted to approve the $300,000 needed for three security cameras in the Rockaways.

05/05/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

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.

04/29/2013

Rockaway Boardwalk Construction April 9, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fast-Tracked Rockaway Boardwalk Construction Causing A Headache For Residents

Construction crews are working around the clock to get the Rockaway boardwalk reconstructed in time for the start of summer.

04/09/2013

Damage at Arverne Pilgrim Church (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Driver Charged After Crashing SUV Into Queens Church

Police said 49-year-old Lloyd Deslorimonte apparently lost control of the vehicle before it rammed into the Arverne Pilgrim Church on Beach Channel Drive.

04/02/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rockaway Residents To City: Rebuild Our Beaches

Residents of Rockaway Beach descended on City Hall in Lower Manhattan Saturday, demanding that their beaches be rebuilt right now.

03/23/2013

"Hurricane Relief" sign in Canarsie, Brooklyn (credit: Sancha Medwinter)

Duke Student: Some New Yorkers Didn’t Really Try To Find Sandy Aid

After superstorm Sandy, most people in New York City knew there was aid out there somewhere. but some didn’t even try to find it.

03/18/2013

Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten

Revelers Around The Tri-State Area Don Green Apparel For Early St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

While the actual St. Patrick’s Day isn’t coming for a couple of weeks, a parade was held in the Rockaways Saturday as a source of hope for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

03/02/2013

WCBS 880 reporter Alex Silverman with John Cori and Eddy Pastore

New Documentary Focuses On Ignored Warning Of Sandy In The Rockaways

A warning ignored is the subject of a new documentary about the Rockaways. With the Rockaways in ruins, scrawled on the wall of a handball court by the beach were the words: “John Cori Warned You.”

02/27/2013

Seal on Rockaway Beach - Feb. 19, 2013 (credit: NYC Parks/Sgt. Jeff Billak)

Photo: Seal Takes A Break On Rockaway Shore

The Rockaways had a furry visitor today. It spent the morning on the beach and was monitored by Urban Park Ranger Martha Brodylo while it basked.

02/19/2013

A shot of Corona, Queens, sent in by 1010 WINS listener Edwin Collantes.

Power Outages Dwindling Across Region

Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.

02/10/2013

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

New MTA Online Subway Map

MTA Revamps Online Subway Map With Interactive Features

When you click through to the subway system map on the MTA website, you can now do more than just stare at it. It has been made interactive.

02/06/2013

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