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Photos: Sandcastle competition hits Rockaway Beach
Photos: Sandcastle competition hits Rockaway Beach
South Queens Courier Staff 8/13/2013 at 3:20PM

A group of 10 artists and their teams came to Rockaway Beach on Friday, August 9 to battle it out at Creative Time’s Second Annual Sandcastle Competition. First prize, a “‘gold” shovel, a bucket with a bottle of tequila and a $500 check, went to Jamie Isenstein for “Disappearing Sculptures;” second prize, a “silver” shovel [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/08/2013 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 75. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. EVENT OF [...]

Disney movie stars help clean up Rockaway Beach
Disney movie stars help clean up Rockaway Beach
South Liam La Guerre 7/15/2013 at 12:09PM

A pair of Disney teen movie stars stepped out the spotlight and into the sunlight to join a Far Rockaway Beach clean-up on July 14. Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell, who play surfing lovers Brady and McKenzie in the upcoming Disney Channel flick “Teen Beach Movie,” mixed and mingled with about 45 volunteers and helped [...]

Free solar phone charging stations coming to Queens
Free solar phone charging stations coming to Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/19/2013 at 1:16PM

BY ROSA KIM  The dreaded low-battery warning—we’ve all seen it. Thanks to AT&T, Queens residents will be able to re-charge their phones, tablets and other mobile devices at solar mobile charging stations, free of charge. Located at Rockaway Beach, Clearview Golf Course and Socrates Sculpture Park, the charging units work day and night, even when [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/04/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 75. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Taste of LIC Come experience the diverse flavors of [...]

Rockaway Beach reopens
Rockaway Beach reopens
South Queens Courier Staff 5/28/2013 at 4:14PM

BY LOGAN MILLER The sun is out and the shore is open, but not everything is back to normal at Rockaway Beach. There is still work to be done to restore the beach to the way things were before Sandy devastated the Rockaway community in November. An uprooted boardwalk, damaged homes and buildings as well [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/28/2013 at 6:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain in the afternoon. High of 66. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain. Low of 59. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70% [...]

Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
News Queens Tourism Council 5/13/2013 at 10:08AM

Legendary former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling and current outfielder Mike Baxter, a Whitestone native, headlined a small business luncheon at the Irish Circle Tavern in Rockaway Beach on May 7. In addition to signing autographs and posing for photos, the athletes discussed Citi’s local efforts to help rebuild after Hurricane Sandy and plugged [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/07/2013 at 7:51AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of rain. High of 70. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 54. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 68. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 45. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE [...]