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19 Rockaway beaches added to swimming list
19 Rockaway beaches added to swimming list
South Queens Courier Staff 6/24/2014 at 4:48PM

Since it was first reported by The Queens Courier on June 19 that only 29 beaches were open for swimming, another 19 were added to the open list.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/20/2014 at 2:16PM

What is a polliwog anyway? Children learn the answer to this question and many more while observing and handling real frogs on Saturday, June 21 at Alley Pond Environmental Center.

Rockaway roller rink to get $600K makeover this fall
Rockaway roller rink to get $600K makeover this fall
South Maggie Hayes 1/27/2014 at 3:00PM

The Rockaway Rockies are getting a new rink. The roller hockey rink, on Beach 109th Street and Shore Front Parkway, will be reconstructed this fall thanks to $600,000 in capital funding secured by Councilmember Eric Ulrich

Pol wants quicker Sandy recovery from state agency
Pol wants quicker Sandy recovery from state agency
South Maggie Hayes 12/30/2013 at 2:30PM

The push for quicker Sandy recovery continues, and now the pressure is on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC). Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder requested Joe Martens, DEC Commissioner, and the agency expedite all “permits related to recovery projects in the Sandy-damaged communities of southern Queens” to “wherever possible.” “Our families are working [...]