Tuesday Apr 1
Rockaway Students Want DOT to Use Extra Asphalt for Walking and Biking
Rockaway Freeway, a multi-lane divided road beneath the A train on the Rockaway peninsula, is hardly friendly territory for walking or biking.
Mayor Appoints New Leadership to Reboot Sandy Recovery Efforts
The city will move millions of dollars in federal funds to housing recovery, bring in more staff and reprioritize applicants in an effort to improve Mayor Bill de Blasio made long-awaited appointments to his recovery team at Seaside Library in Rockaway Park, promising to make city's faltering Build It Back program easier for homeowners.
New York Daily News
Crimes committed by the elderly are rare
It's rare in New York for senior citizens to perpetrate violent crime, but it does happen: Thomas Yarnavick, 67, allegedly beat his 71-year-old roommate to death with a wheelchair leg at Ocean Promenade Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rockaway Park, Queens, on Oct. 30, 2013.
Rockaways Lawmaker Seeks To Change Rules To Keep Sex Offenders From Living Near Parks, Beaches
Parents are speaking out and demanding changes after a dozen registered sex offenders moved in and are living legally near parks and the boardwalk in the Rockaways.
Nursing Home Resident Breaks Man's Neck in Rec Room Fight: NYPD
A man was in critical condition with a broken neck after being attacked by a fellow resident at his Queens nursing home - at least the second serious incident at nursing homes in the Rockaways in recent months, according to the NYPD and police sources.