Far Rockaway School Closes Due To COVID Outbreak
The school, Village Academy, is co-located in a building with two other schools.
Nov 11, 2021 10:51 AM
Far Rockaway Couple Arrested On Weapons Charges Days After 10-Year-Boy Killed Next Door
"Illegal guns are the scourge of our city."
Jun 12, 2021 12:37 PM
Most Of New York City Remains Undervaccinated As COVID Restrictions Lift
Community organizers are striving to boost the vaccination rate in their neighborhoods—person by person. They're calling on the city for help.
May 4, 2021 9:01 AM
NYPD Officers Find Dead Body After Observing Men Load Large Object Into Trunk Of Car
An NYPD spokesperson said the men were observed carrying a "large, unknown object" out of a multi-family house in Far Rockaway just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday.
Apr 14, 2021 3:05 PM
COVID Cases Rising 3.3 Times Faster In Hot Spot Areas Than Rest Of NYC
In addition to eight ZIP codes with more than 3% positivity, the Department of Health noted four others have positivity between 2% and 3%.
Sep 27, 2020 9:23 AM
NYC Starts School Inspections And Warns Of Possible Shutdowns In South Brooklyn And Queens Areas With Rising Covid Cases
City health officials have expressed particular concern about the spread of the virus among the city's Orthodox community.
Sep 25, 2020 9:53 AM
Queens Yeshiva, Reportedly Shut By Mayor, Continues Holding Classes After COVID Outbreak
"Yes we're here. The boys are here. Everybody's here, The boys are in class with the Rebbeim. Everybody's learning."
Sep 15, 2020 1:31 PM
"That Building Is A Death Trap": Teachers At Nearly Windowless Schools Concerned About Ventilation
Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza visited M.S. 53 in Queens, which was built in 1973 by a modernist architect who gave it a windowless facade.
Aug 13, 2020 2:23 PM
New Justice Center Brings Community Court To The Rockaways
Community leaders in an isolated corner of the city are seeking a different justice model for young people that’s closer to home.
May 30, 2020 2:12 PM
Two People Drown Off Far Rockaway During 'Swimming Lesson'
The couple was from Long Island and had apparently been celebrating a friend's birthday.
Updated: Jul 10, 2019 4:33 PM
Queens Prosecutor Says Chanel Lewis Strangled Karina Vetrano: 'It Was A Run From Which She Would Never Return'
'He strangled her. He strangled her until she was dead.'
Updated: Nov 21, 2018 8:36 AM
Queens Man Arrested After String Of Violent Robberies
Police took a Far Rockaway resident into custody on Friday for a string of violent robberies in Queens.
Updated: Oct 14, 2017 2:48 PM
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