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Toddler hospitalized after falling in swimming pool

LAWRENCE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a toddler has been hospitalized after falling into a swimming pool on Long Island.

Nassau County police say the child was pulled from the water around noon Sunday in Lawrence. 35 more words


Gang of teens attack, rob Long Island man

INWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island are looking for a group of teenagers they say struck a man in the head as he walked home. 105 more words


A Day at the Beach

I visited the Rockaways first in 2007 and again last summer.  Here is a Movie Short sharing these moments, including bull dozers on the beach during the recovery efforts post Hurricane Sandy. 19 more words

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Medical Examiner: 2-Year-Old Far Rockaway Girl Died From Abuse

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Autopsy results show that a 2-year-old girl died from blows to the head and other physical abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Tuesday. 300 more words


Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo takes Far Rockaway kids to a game

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) — “The kids went crazy when they realized that they were going to get an opportunity to see him,” said Aria Doe, executive director of The Action Center. 334 more words


Rockaway Rappers Tell Hipsters to 'Fuck Out the Rock'

“Fuck your nazi pizzeria.”

Three up-and-coming teenage rappers in Queens protested gentrification in Rockaway Beach with a music video titled “Fuck Out the Rock.”

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction, luxury housing units and expensive restaurants have drained funds from what some deem the real issues in Far Rockaway.  466 more words


New Yorkers Line Up For Free Books In Far Rockaway

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The line for a free book giveaway stretched for more than two blocks in Far Rockaway, on Saturday.

Jesutoyia, 9, told WCBS 880′s Ginny Kosola that she had a very specific reason for being there. 166 more words