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What’s In Store For Local Beaches
This summer will be different. Normally as we approach Memorial Day weekend, there is plenty to celebrate with the beach opening for the season, concessions back up and running and more. As with everything else, coronavirus has called for some changes in every aspect of the beginning of the beach season. From what’s open to what’s not from Rockaway to Riis Park, here’s a rundown.
Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the greenlight for the state to open
Memories By A Local Photographer
Editor’s Note: Out of an abundance of caution, the Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 of the American Legion, has canceled the 101st Annual Memorial Day Parade this year. This parade typically features local veteran groups, civic associations, schools and other organizations showing their support down Rockaway Beach Boulevard, making stops at Memorial Circle on Beach 121st Street and the Doughboy/ Doughgirl Monuments on Beach 95th Street.
Instead, the American
You wake up to the warmth and light of the morning sun after a good night’s rest in your comfy bed. Look to your right, out the windows of your balcony doors, past the rows of tiny bungalows below to the horizon and take in the glimmer upon the ocean as the waves crash upon the shore. Step out onto your terrace and breathe in that salty ocean air. You’ll be starting your day at the beach shortly, after a quick stop at the Greenhouse Café for coffee, and a hop, skip and a jump to the sand
Years ago, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder said, "I have never known a community like Broad Channel, where they are always looking for any reason to be together."
On Sunday, May 17, Broad Channel came together to offer love, best wishes and support for their own Rocco Pisani and his family.
Ten-year-old Rocco was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and since he couldn't leave the hospital, one hundred or so cars and hundreds of neighbors, family and friends brought his Broad Channel home to