Far-Rockaway Info

Far-Rockaway, New York is located in Queens County. Zip codes in Far-Rockaway, NY include 11691, 11697, and 11694. The median home price in Far-Rockaway is $459,000 which is roughly $402/per square foot.

Local Charities in Far-Rockaway, NY

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Far-Rockaway News

Local news for Far-Rockaway, NY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | NY1

State Senator Wants Investigation Into Emergency Response to Fatal Queens Fire

A state senator is calling for an impartial investigation into the emergency response to a fire that left two young children dead this past weekend.

Comment?

Mon Apr 21, 2014

NY1

FDNY: Child Playing with Lighter Sparked Fatal Queens Fire

Investigators say a child playing with a lighter sparked a deadly fire in Queens over the weekend that killed two small children.

Comment?

Sun Apr 20, 2014

New York Daily News

Lighter caused fire that killed 4-years olds: officials

Siblings Jai'Launi Tinglin and his half-sister Ayina Tinglin, both 4, were caught in a fire caused by Jai'Launi playing with a lighter in a basement bedroom, police and fire officials said.

Comment?

WCAX-TV Burlington

2 young siblings dead in NYC fire

New York City police say a brother and sister, both four years old, are dead and another four-year-old sibling is hospitalized following a late night fire in Queens.

Comment?

New York Daily News

2 kids die in Far Rockaway fire

The fire broke out in the basement of the two-story house on Bay 30th St. near Mott Ave. just before midnight Saturday.

Comment?

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Real Deal

From left: interior and Madelaine's rabbit-shaped chocolates

A chocolate factory in the Rockaways that only partially reopened after sustaining damage during Hurricane Sandy asked the city for $10 million in aid this week - roughly a quarter of federal recovery funds allotted to the entire city.

Comment?

Mon Apr 14, 2014

New York Post

Thousands mourn NYPD cop killed in blaze set by a boreda teen

With anguish on their faces and admiration in their hearts, thousands of cops lined the streets of Far Rockaway Monday to salute a hero police officer who gave his life to save residents from a Brooklyn arson fire.

Comment?

Tue Apr 08, 2014

South Shore Record

LIRR Far Rockaway Branch Weekend Schedules Adjusted this weekend

LIRR Far Rockaway Branch Weekend Schedules Adjusted April 12-13 and May 3-4 Brooklyn-Bound Trains to Depart up to Eight Minutes Early While Crews Perform Maintenance on 150th Street Bridge On April 12-13, and on May 3-4, the Long Island Rail Road will perform waterproofing maintenance on a bridge that carries two tracks over 150th Street in ... (more)

Comment?

Examiner.com

Residents and teens rally for a skate park

With the good weather finally upon us, outdoor activities are bound to increase.

Comment?

Thu Mar 27, 2014

GantDaily.com

NY Resident Waives Hearing in Drug Case

The last of the three New York residents who were allegedly found in possession of large amounts of drugs and cash after a traffic stop in Lawrence Township in February appeared for their preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.

Comment?

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Newsday

Shooter convicted in video-recorded Elmont killing

A Far Rockaway man who contended he fatally shot another man in self-defense during an argument that was recorded on an iPhone was convicted Monday of murder and faces up to 25 years to life in prison.

Comment?

New York Post

Body found in shallow grave in Queens

Police at the scene of where a body was found at Beach 40th Street near the boardwalk in Far Rockaway, NY.

Comment?

•••
•••

Fire Weather Watch for Queens County was issued at April 23 at 10:00AM EDT

•••

Far-Rockaway News Video

•••
•••
•••

Far-Rockaway Jobs

•••