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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 $499,000 which is roughly $399/per square foot.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | 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.

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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.

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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)

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Examiner.com

Residents and teens rally for a skate park

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

DNAInfo.com

17 Subway Lines face Service Changes this Weekend

This weekend is the first of the spring season , and you'll get plenty of time to travel aboveground in the warmer weather as 17 subway lines are slated for service changes.

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DNAinfo.com

Proposed Jamaica Pedestrian Plaza Would Displace Commuter Vans

A proposed pedestrian plaza near the Jamaica Center subway station would include bistro tables, chairs and planters, but it would also displace some of the popular vans that have been shuttling commuters throughout Queens for years.

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Newsday

Man accused of murder testifies he feared for his safety

A murder defendant who opened fire in a slaying caught on video testified Wednesday that the man he shot in Elmont had talked about a gun and killing people "for a living."

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