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Department of Investigation, DA Eyeing Response to Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Ambulances did not arrive until more than 20 minutes after the fire was first reported. 

Rockaway Beach »

City Official Responsible for Rockaway Boardwalk Project Steps Down

Greg Clancy of the Economic Development Corporation is moving to a job in the private sector. 

Midtown »

17 Subway Lines Face Service Changes This Weekend

The 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, J, N, Q, R, 42nd St. Shuttle and Rockaway Shuttle will be impacted.

Midtown »

7 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This Weekend

The 5, 6, A, D, E, J and Rockaway Shuttle will be affected.

Midtown »

Weekend Service Changes Will Disrupt 12 Subway Lines

The 6, A, D, F, G, J, M, Q, N, R, Rockaway and Franklin Avenue shuttle will all be affected.

Far Rockaway »

Hurricane Sandy-Hit School Teaches Students to Serve Others

P.S. 104 principal Katie Grady is teaching students to "pay it forward."

Far Rockaway »

Swedish Architects to Design Storm-Resistant Community for Far Rockaway

The winner of the contest, a Swedish firm, was announced on Oct. 23 in Far Rockaway.

Rockaway Beach »

City Plans to Fix Pricey Rockaway Beach Comfort Stations After Summer

The $105 million bathrooms are already rusting and being held together by duct tape.

Kew Gardens »

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused of Making Threats After Zimmerman Trial

The Far Rockaway man posted "Kill all whites" on his Facebook page in the wake of the trial.

Far Rockaway »

Queens Man Arrested for Making Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Verdict

Remel Newson, 20 was simply posting the lyrics of a Drake song, his lawyer says.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Ferry Riders Collect Thousands of Signatures to Keep Boat

The petition to keep the Rockaway ferry was brought to City Hall.

Rockaway Beach »

NYC Adds New Hurricane Sandy Death, Bringing Total to 44

The latest Sandy victim was found nearly six months after the deadly storm hit New York City.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says City Will Only Bulldoze Homes that Pose a Hazard

Bloomberg estimated that between 200 and 300 homes will eventually have to be bulldozed.

Park Slope »

Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Get Voting Help from Park Slope Volunteer

Hurricane Sandy evacuees at the Park Slope Armory got voting help from a dedicated volunteer.

Far Rockaway »

Far Rockaway Battered as Hurricane Sandy Looms

Far Rockaway was hit by strong winds and flooding as Sandy approached.