De Blasio Announces Hiring For Soon-To-Launch Citywide Ferry ServiceOn Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced hiring for some of the 200 new jobs that will be created by the Citywide Ferry Service.
Schumer, Rockaway Residents To Senate: Pass Flood Insurance BillThe Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-Staten Island, would cap yearly premium increases at 18 percent.
Man Remains Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In QueensPolice say the man, 25, was shot after he pointed his gun at officers.
Photos: From Despair To Repair, One Year After Superstorm SandyMany residents of the Rockaways and neighboring Breezy Point are reflecting on the progress made over the past year while acknowledging the problems still evident. Meanwhile, In New Jersey, the Seaside Heights boardwalk and amusement park remains under construction one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, and damaged again in September 2013 by an electrical fire.
Cast And Crew Of ‘The Good Wife’ Take Time To Help Sandy VictimsTo celebrate the upcoming hundredth episode of the CBS smash hit The Good Wife, Julianna Margulies, co-stars Chris Noth, Josh Charles, and the entire cast and crew got together to help rebuild six homes in the Rockaways.
The Rockaways Wants Everyone To Know: 'We're Stronger Than The Storm,' TooBusinesses in the Rockaways are still struggling to get back to normal, but a group of high school students want to give them a boost using their artistic talents.
6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be DoneSandy 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.
Volunteers Descend On New York's Tough Spots As Post Sandy Recovery Effort ContinuesGerritsen Beach was not the only part of the city to make steps towards recovery; the New York City Housing Authority reported that as of Saturday heat and hot water had been restored to ninety-six percent of buildings affected by the storm, including all Rockaway developments.
The Best And Worst Of Humanity On Display In The Rockaways, Volunteers Reach Out While Looters Terrorize Storm VictimsLooters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.
Trespasser Accused Of Destroying Piping Plovers' Endangered Eggs In Breezy PointSomeone allegedly trespassed onto Gateway National Park restricted land, ripped open netting that protects the struggling piping plovers and removed and crushed eight baby eggs that were days from hatching.