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Transportation Nation

Rockaway Ferry Given Fourth Lifeline, Service Extended to Fall

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Commuters from the Rockaways who've come to rely on the daily ferry service between Rockaway Beach and Lower Manhattan have been given another lifeline.

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Transportation Nation

NYC's Rockaway Ferry Service Will Continue...For Now

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The commuter ferry serving a Queens neighborhood devastated by superstorm Sandy will continue for at least four more months—but the cost to ride it will rise.

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WNYC News

Catching the Wave: Black Surfing Scene Takes Off in the Rockaways

Thursday, June 20, 2013

"I was like, ‘Wow, black guy surfing?’ And they were all crowding around him like he was freaking Mick Jagger or something." — Louis Harris, who was inspired to surf by fellow black athlete.

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Transportation Nation

A Train Service to the Rockaways To Be Restored at Noon on Thursday

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The posters are being hung in the subways, so we know it's official: seven months after being knocked out by Sandy, the A train will once again run to the furthest reaches of eastern Queens.

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Schoolbook

Peninsula Prep Continues to Plan for the Fall Semester

Friday, May 25, 2012

A Queens charter school that the city has been trying to close for months won an extension of its temporary restraining order on Thursday, allowing it remain open until the judge rules on the case, which could take months.

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