Latest Articles Tagged "rockaway beach"
The rebuilt boardwalk has been embraced by the community and the city more broadly, but it remains a bittersweet memory of loss for those who survived the storm.
The unusual arrest, made by officers with the New York City Parks Department, has prompted allegations of excessive force, while raising questions about how the city should monitor its waterfront.
The Parks Department says the chances of an attack remain extremely rare.
For the second time in a week, and on one of the hottest days of the summer, swimmers were forced to leave the water.
Multiple lifeguards said a ban on swimming along stretches of Rockaway Beach was a recipe for disaster. They worried that people would venture into the water unsupervised. For some, two deaths on Friday night were seen as a grim confirmation of those fears.
A fire department spokesperson says three others were pulled out of the water at Rockaway between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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The city's plan to allow "sand and recreation" access could leave rogue swimmers to fend for themselves.
Local officials and business owners voiced outrage