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Goodbye Seals, Hello Whales: City Marine Life Changes With Warmer Weather

Fans of marine wildlife say goodbye to seals but welcome Humpback Whale season.

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Share Your Thoughts About Plans for Nearly $1 Billion in Sandy Dollars

The comment period for the latest round of federal funding runs through Jan. 19.

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Rockaway Boardwalk Renewal Delayed Again as Project is Redesigned

The third phase of the project will likely not meet its Memorial Day 2016 finish date, an official said.

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Lifeguard Sexually Assaulted on Rockaway Beach, Police Say

The female guard was forcibly touched by a St. Albans man, police said.

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Rockaway Beachgoers Face Sand Walls and Limited Access This Summer

Expect massive sand dunes and beach closures at Rockaway Beach this weekend and summer.

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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. 

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Five Tech Firms That Are Trying to Change City Real Estate

Technology is making house hunting in New York City a sport all about data and speed.

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Service Changes to Interfere With Nine Subway Lines this Weekend

The 2, 5, 6, A, F, G, N, R, and Rockaway Shuttle will be affected.

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VIDEO: Polar Bear Swimmers Brave Frigid Ocean in Rockaway

The water was below 50 degrees, but it didn't stop swimmers from joining in the annual tradition.

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Hurricane-Damaged Library Reopens After a Year of Repairs

The library is the first storm-damaged branch in the Rockaways to reopen. 

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Dead Dolphin Washes Up in Rockaway Beach

The dolphin was discovered on Beach 115th Street in Rockaway Park after the beach opened at 10 a.m.

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Weiner Rails Against 'Hipster' Concession Stands in Rockaway

The Sandy-battered area's former congressman returns to answer questions — not all of them easy.

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Plan Stalls to Put in New Beach Bathrooms in Sandy-Damaged Rockaways

Community leaders say they haven't been consulted about where the bathrooms will go.

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Rockaway Parents Prefer Homeschooling to Relocating Kids to Other Schools

Rockaway parents prefer home-schooling and summer school to relocating their kids to other schools.

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Rockaway Park Playground Damaged by Vandalism Repaired in $30M Renovation

Renovated park included playgrounds, basketball courts, a skate park and performance space.