Rockaway Community Event Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy & Petition for Storm Protection

Please join your neighbors at the Rockaway Community Event Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and sign the petition for permanent storm protection. The Rockaway Peninsula Petition for Permanent Storm Protection is being initiated for the 5-Year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy caused community devastation, bodily harm and property damage.…

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Meeting Notice – Tuesday March 21st, 7:00 PM

Belle Harbor Property Owners Association General Membership Meeting: Tuesday, March 21st, 7PM PS/MS 114 – 134-01 CRONSTON AVENUE Our Agenda for the March 21st Meeting: Captain Janice Holmes, 100th Precinct Commander – will update us on issues related to our community and answer questions. Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York –…

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A Safer Ferry Landing?

BHPOA President, Hank Iori, recently shared a video pointing out the safety advantages derived from moving the current ferry terminal location on Beach Channel Drive and 108th Street just 119 yards west on BCD. The proposed changes are not meant to change the original timetable for the opening of the ferry service, or to add any…

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USACE Draft Report Public Meetings Scheduled

The public meeting dates on the US Army Corps of Engineers have been scheduled.  Please share this information with your neighbors and encourage them to attend one of the scheduled meeting. This is our opportunity to make certain the Atmy Corps understands our concerns and takes appropriate action. Wednesday October 5, 2016 Kingsborough College, 2001…

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My Concerns with the Army Corps Plan for the Rockaways

By John W. Roberts Committee Member, Belle Harbor Property Owners Association Kevin Boyle’s article, Defending Rockaway! Army Corps Delivers Its Plan on August 25, 2016 helped to summarize the Army Corps voluminous report. The focus is Coastal Storm Risk Management. It discusses “coastal resiliency” and “long term sustainability” as well as cost effectiveness for the…

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US Army Corps of Engineers Releases Draft Report

The Army Corps of Engineers has released their Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Impact Statement on the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay.  For the full report click the link below. 1_Rockaway Draft Integrated HSGRR and EIS Important Army Corps of Engineers Links…

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