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The Rockaway Beach Medical Arts Complex is about to find new purpose with a St. John’s Medical Group takeover starting this week. St. John’s is enhancing its outpatient medical service offerings by opening its new medical practice at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park. Patients and community members will have access to high-quality medical care in a modern setting equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
The new medical practice will open in three phases: Phase 1: Services
Governor Andrew Cuomo has turned his back on Jamaica Bay once again. For the second year in a row, a bill that passed state legislature, that would protect Jamaica Bay from contamination, has been vetoed by Cuomo.
On November 18, Bill S795/A9595, supported by Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, landed on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk after being passed by the Senate and Assembly in June. As New Yorkers woke up from their turkey comas on November 27, Cuomo vetoed the
A building whose history spans at least two centuries in Rockaway, is writing its next chapter. The historic “Wave Building” at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, is being restored and revitalized inside and out by its newest owners who hope to see its history continue with new life and purpose.
The three-story building located at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard is a living piece of Rockaway history. It's recorded beginning dates back to 1907 when the William Rogers Hardware Store moved in. By
Jump on in, the water’s fine, albeit, a little chilly. The ocean doesn’t go away in the winter. Surfers know this to be true, as wetsuit-clad surfers hang ten even in blizzard conditions in Rockaway. But others are taking advantage of the cold water’s transformative effects. As part of a global movement, people around the world are taking part in weekly dips into their local bodies of water, even as temperatures drop far below ideal conditions, and some in Rockaway are rising up to the