Ocean Bay Houses

Security cameras to be installed in Far Rockaway NYCHA complexes
South Maggie Hayes 7/09/2013 at 4:27PM

Big Brother is watching in NYCHA complexes across Far Rockaway. Security cameras are set to be installed in various housing projects, intended to curb violence, particularly gun violence, in troubled areas. “I’m tired of hearing the stories – our seniors and our children not being able to play outside because they’re afraid of getting struck [...]

Far Rockaway residents still receiving Verizon bills despite no service since Sandy
Far Rockaway residents still receiving Verizon bills despite no service since Sandy
South Maggie Hayes 3/26/2013 at 12:36PM

It’s been five months since 77-year-old Arquilla Heard has been able to make a phone call. Since Sandy, the Far Rockaway resident — and many of her neighbors in the Ocean Bay Houses — have had no cell phone service from Verizon. Heard has received monthly phone bills since the storm, some reaching nearly $200. [...]