Rockaways

Rockaway Beach
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 8:57 am
Beaches have been closed across New York City Friday and Saturday as Hurricane Dorian nears the Tri-State.
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Rockaway Beach
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
July 31, 2019 - 8:57 am
A hot day at the beach ended in tragedy after two teens decided to cool off in the ocean waves during a late night swim in the waters off Rockaway Beach on Tuesday.
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Rockaway Beach
WCBS 880
May 24, 2019 - 3:50 pm
The city's eight public beaches, including the newly revamped Rockaway Beach in Queens, open Saturday as Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial beginning of summer.
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Dockless Bikes
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
July 13, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday visited the Far Rockaway boardwalk to kick off a new era of bikesharing in New York City.
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Rockaways After Sandy
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
April 08, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The Rockaways are making a comeback. Five and a half years after Superstorm Sandy, the local economy on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens is back to pre-storm levels. In fact, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said sales reached $149 million in 2016. The latest numbers...
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