Public Hearing Being Held On Rockaway Beach ClosuresLast month, just days before beaches were due to officially open, the city parks department announced part of the beach would be closed.
Demanding Answers: Rockaway Beach Businesses Still Waiting For HelpBusiness are looking for urgent help along Rockaway Beach where erosion has closed an 11-block stretch of oceanfront.
Protesters Out In Force Sunday, Demand City Rethink Rockaway Beach ClosureCity beaches opened this weekend for the summer season, but a stretch of Rockaway Beach remains closed.
11 Blocks Of Rockaway Beach To Close This Summer Due To Safety ConcernsThe section of sand between Beach 91st Street and Beach 102nd Street will be closed to the public to maintain a protective dune that was put in place after Superstorm Sandy.
Safety Concerns Prompt Closure Of Large Section Of Rockaway Beach ShorelineSome worry the lack of beach could mean a bust for local businesses.
Rockaway Park Residents Say They're Not Sure About FDNY's Proposal For New FirehouseThe historic firehouse on Beach 116th Street suffered millions of dollars in damage during Superstorm Sandy.
Rockaway Beach Residents Say Erosion Is Putting Summer Season In JeopardyRockaway Beach residents say the conditions are some of the worst they’ve seen and wish the city would do more to ensure there will be a summer season there.
Ruptured Gas Line Prompts Emergency Response In QueensOfficials say that at around 9:15 a.m. people in the area of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 112th Street started complaining of an odor after a nearby gas line was ruptured.
Tempers Flare As Riders Are Turned Away From Rockaway Beach Skate ParkPeople were yelling, cursing, and demanding police and the Parks Department allow them to ride at the park in Queens.
CBS2 Exclusive: ‘A Fatality Waiting To Happen,’ Parents Call Parks ATVs A Danger On The BeachThe parks department said the ATVs are driven by highly trained parks officers, and the vehicles allow them to enforce park rules.
2 People Rescued From Water Off Beach In RockawaysA man and woman were rescued from the water Monday afternoon offshore from the beach in Rockaway Park, Queens.
Police: Man Slashed Following Argument On Queens A Train PlatformPolice sources say a 31-year-old man was slashed following an argument with a man and a woman on a subway platform in Queens Tuesday afternoon.