Tag: far-rockaway

Developers announce topping off at Beach Channel Drive affordable apartment project in Far Rockaway

Jun. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry Construction workers gathered in the future lobby of the Beach Channel Drive apartment complex for a traditional topping-off ceremony in Far Rockaway, the development team announced on May 30. The development at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive will include a 100% affordable housing development consisting of an eight-story building with…
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Southeast Queens seniors welcome return of wellness program in Far Rockaway, Springfield Gardens

May. 31, 2023 By Bill Parry Southeast Queens elected officials recently joined with community members and leaders on the boardwalk in Far Rockaway to relaunch the popular Walking Wise Warriors program, which provides free fitness programming and nutritional education to hundreds of older adults. The program runs through the end of June on Wednesdays and…
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Long Island mother, son found guilty of gunning down Far Rockaway man in 2020: DA

May. 18, 2023 By Bill Parry

A Long Island mother and son are each facing more than two decades in prison for a fatal shooting in Far Rockaway in 2020, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Wednesday. Katz called the Valley Stream residents “diabolical” for killing an unarmed man in a dispute over a paltry sum of money.