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Environmental advocates join Queens lawmakers in the waters off Rockaway Beach for ‘Tuvalu Challenge’ on Earth Day

Apr. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry State Senator James Sanders delivered a stern Earth Day warning to climate change deniers while he was joined by colleagues in government and advocates during his second annual “Tuvalu Challenge” from the surf of Rockaway Beach on April 22. Sanders went into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean…
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Fare beater busted with loaded handgun during undercover sting in Rockaway Beach: NYPD

Mar. 31, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 100th Precinct in Rockaway Beach and Transit District 23 took a loaded firearm off the streets during an undercover operation on Thursday. An NYPD spokesperson said the officers from the public safety team were in plainclothes conducting a routine fare enforcement operation on March 30 at…
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Rockaway Polar Plunge raises over $15,000 for Special Olympics

Mar. 13, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Supporters of the Special Olympics New York braved the cold temperatures and took the plunge into the frigid water of the Atlantic Ocean in Rockaway Beach on March 11 to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics athletes in the New York City region. The rain subsided just in…
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