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  • Doctors in the Rockaways rebuild after Sandy
  • One year after Superstorm Sandy ravaged our area, doctors, like many people, are still struggling to recover.
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  • nursing home murder
  • Police say a nursing home resident, arguing with his roommate over a curtain that separated their beds, bludgeoned the man to death Wednesday.
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  • Breezy Point Queens, devastated by Sandy, looks ahead
  • One of the worst scenes in our area came at the height of Superstorm Sandy in Queens, when a flooded Breezy Point erupted in flames.
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  • Parts of Rockaway Beach closed to sand replenishment
  • There are some closures on Rockaway Beach this Labor Day Weekend due to the Army Corps of Engineers needing to do some sand replenishment work.
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  • rockaways ferry service
  • Ferry service that began in the Rockaways and Brooklyn after Superstorm Sandy will continue into next year.
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  • Authorities have cancelled the Amber Alert for 7-month-old Mario Danner, Jr., who they say was taken by his mother, Marina Lopez, without permission Tuesday afternoon.
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  • Trains are operating to and from the Rockaways for the first time since Sandy washed out 1,500 feet of tracks.
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  • queens car into church
  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on an out-of-control driver in the Rockaways
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  • queens car into church
  • The incident happened at the one-story Arverne Pilgrim Church and Arverne by the Bay Community Center on Beach Channel Drive in the Rockaways just before 3 a.m.
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  • queens snow
  • The decision comes as Queens and Staten Island residents who suffered damage from Superstorm Sandy just four months ago are keeping a nervous eye on the storm.
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  • storm pushes high tide towards homes in rockaways
  • Amy Freeze reports on storm conditions in New York City
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  • st. patricks day parade rockaways
  • Irish pride was on display in the Rockaways although the area is still suffering from the effects of Superstorm Sandy.
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  • By some estimates there are tens of thousands of homes battling mold issues after Superstorm Sandy.
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  • Students from St. Francis de Sales in Belle Harbor, Queens, were welcomed back to their school for the first time in three months Tuesday.
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on a Belle Harbor school where repairs and renovations are finally complete
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  • It's a sound you wouldn't expect to hear three months after Superstorm Sandy, generators providing power.
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  • Dave Evans reports on storm preps in the Rockaways
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  • While it seems so many of us are moving on, somehow, thousands are still without power and stuck in a kind of hurricane hell.
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  • Reporter Jeff Pegues has the remarkable story that happened during Hurricane Sandy.
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  • Mayor Bloomberg is pledging to rebuild the miles of boardwalks destroyed by Sandy - but says the new models won't be made of wood.
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  • Toll collections suspended after Hurricane Sandy have resumed at two bridges in the storm-damaged Rockaways section of Queens.
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  • Before the storm, Madelaine's Chocolate Company packaged and shipped 100,000 pounds of chocolate every day.
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  • Jim Dolan reports how many are struggling to get FEMA aid after Sandy.
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  • The NYPD says parts of the Rockaways, Brooklyn and Staten Island have been rocked by a surge in burglaries.
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  • Jim Hoffer reports from the Rockaways on concerns about health threats caused by Sandy
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  • Volunteers on the front lines of the recovery in the Rockaways see a health threat spreading through hundreds of water-soaked homes.
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  • Anthony Johnson reports on how the MTA is trying to help residents of the Rockaways
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  • Imagine walking out of the front door of your home that was damaged in the storm, and you find your car is gone.
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  • Carolina Leid reports as Hurricane Sandy moved through Queens, one man helped rescue his own neighbors.
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  • Marci Gonzalez has the latest on the new ferry service to the Rockaways in Queens.
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  • Marci Gonzalez reports on a new lifeline to help commuters from the Rockaways
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  • Mayor Bloomberg greeted volunteers as they boarded buses to help people in neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
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  • Marci Gonzalez reports on storm preparations in the Rockaways
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  • Reporter Lucy Yang has the story.
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  • Marci Gonzalez reports on the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Queens
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  • Marci Gonzalez reports from the Rockaways on the devastation left by Sandy
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  • Firefighters were battling a massive six-alarm blaze that engulfed as many as 50 homes in Queens
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  • A nervous fiancée dropped the ring after popping the question, 20 feet down into the sand.
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  • The armed men threatened the three employees inside with semi-automatic weapons, tied up their hands and forced them into the bank vault.
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  • The 104-year-old hospital was ordered to stop admitting patients in February after the lab failed an inspection.
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  • The 104-year-old hospital was ordered to stop admitting patients in February after the lab failed an inspection.
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  • The third floor of a home collapsed in the Arverne section of the Rockaways; two people were rescued, their conditions are unknown.
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  • Investigators search for cause of house collapse in the Rockaway section of Queens
  • Jeff Pegues reports on the aftermath of the accident
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  • The third floor of a home collapsed in the Arverne section of the Rockaways; two people were rescued, their conditions are unknown.
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  • It happened at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 54th Street in the Arverne section around 5:12 p.m. Thursday.
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  • Police say a livery driver was found shot to death in a car near Rockaway Park in Edgemere, Queens.
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  • Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a stubborn fire in Queens that left 13 firefighters hurt.
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  • There was a close call for a sight-seeing plane near Kennedy Airport Monday evening.
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  • A Queens mother is furious after her autistic daughter wanders 100 blocks from school when she was supposed to be on a supervised playground.
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new york city, rockaways, queens, autism, new york news, tim fleischer
  • The 36th annual Queens County St. Patrick's Day parade was held Saturday afternoon.
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