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Rockaway Beach »

Contractor Gets Extra $25M to Finish Rockaway Boardwalk on Time

The EDC asked for a total of $67.3 million for dunes, new access points and to pay for concrete planks. 

Red Hook »

NYCHA Gets $3B FEMA Grant to Rebuild Developments Affected By Sandy

The largest ever single FEMA grant will repair and fortify 33 NYCHA developments.

Far Rockaway »

City Paid $7M for Incomplete Work in Build It Back Program, Audit Says

The Comptroller's Office released an audit of the program and found it still had major flaws. 

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Taco Chef Splits Off to Open New Taco Joint Nearby

Andrew Field has been the chef of Rockaway Taco since it opened in 2007. 

Roxbury »

Local Opinion Not Enough on Fort Tilden Rehab, Parks Service Says

The Sandy-damaged beach will eventually undergo renovations to boost its resiliency.

Rockaway Park »

City Breaks Ground on New Rockaway Hockey Rink With Lights for Night Play

Crews will install new seating, water fountains and an electrical scoreboard, officials said.

Rockaway Beach »

'Surf's Up' Bus Shelter Artist Heartbroken by Possible Demolition

Esther Grillo, 61, spent six years turning downtrodden bus shelters into memorable pieces of art.

Rockaway Beach »

City Considers Demolishing Historic 'Surf's Up' Bus Shelter for New Park

The Parks Department's plan to rebuild a playground may require tearing down a piece of art.

Rockaway Beach »

INFOGRAPHIC: See How City is Spending $480 Million on Rockaway Boardwalk

FEMA has awarded a $480 million grant to rebuild the Rockaway boardwalk. 

Rockaway Beach »

FEMA Approves Nearly $500M Cash Infusion For Rockaway Boardwalk Rebuild

FEMA has approved $480 million for the project and is awaiting approval from the city and state.

Ocean Breeze »

Staten Island University Hospital Gets More Than $1M for Storm Protections

Senators Schumer and Gillibrand announced the federal funds for the hospital.

South Beach »

Burglar Steals DVDs and Figurines from Sandy-Damaged Home, Police Say

The suspect broke into the under repair home, police said.

Rockaway Park »

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.

Red Hook »

City and State Commit $100M to Red Hook Flood Protection System

Officials called for a "Request for Proposals" to study and design the system.