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'911 failed' in Queens fire that killed two children: NYC investigator

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) – The city’s 911 system failed in the case of a fire that left two young children dead, the city’s chief investigator said on Tuesday after issuing a report of his department’s six-month probe into the April 2014 incident. 485 more words


NYC students win $20,000 for video about Sandy cleanup

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) – The grand-prize winner in the NYC Department of Education’s “Build A Better School” Initiative is P.S. 43 in Far Rockaway, Queens. 93 more words


Queens Apartment Complex Sued Over Accusations Of Discrimination

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Queens apartment complex is being sued after accusations of discrimination.

Two men each say they applied separately for an apartment in the Sand Castle apartment complex in Far Rockaway, Queens, but were turned down because they were using vouchers from the city’s HIV/AIDS program, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reports. 171 more words


Climate Change is a Black Rights Issue

This Sunday, I’ll be marching on the front lines with the Rockaway Youth Task Force at the People’s Climate March. Vice President Silaka Cox will be one of seven speakers addressing a crowd expected to reach… 305 more words


New Video: Chinx- "Couple N*ggas"

Chinx continues his hot run with the visual for his latest single, Couple N*ggas off of Cocaine Riot 4 mixtape. Here, he takes us to his roots in Far Rockaway, NY and gives us a tour of where he calls home.

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Far Rockaway Shoreditch

I was on a research trip in Shoreditch for a university project when I stumbled across The Far Rockaway. I was drawn in by these bottles in the window with various portraits drawn on them. 143 more words

Far Rockaway mom collects school supplies for students in need

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) – From pencils and notebooks to crayons and erasers, back-to-school season can be a financial strain for many poverty-stricken families.

Far Rockaway mom Angela Hines knows this first hand. 263 more words

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