Rockaways

A recent beach closure over bacteria highlights that New Yorkers don’t always know what they’re swimming in.
The developers of the dilapidated empty building near the Cross Bay Bridge long promised a medical facility. The city’s Economic Development Corp. just gave them permission for commercial and office space instead.
Large working-class housing developments from Starrett City to NYCHA suffer heavy losses — while a swath of Lower Manhattan sees no COVID fatalities.
Queens lawyer connected to Yonkers Raceway battles fever, cough and grief after “right-hand man” became NJ’s first coronavirus fatality.
Once a complex enters the Rental Assistance Demonstration program, where private developers run public housing, online repair and outage reports stop.
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