Exploding Vapes

Earlier this June, headlines came out across the country reporting a boy whose jaw had been crushed by an e-cigarette explosion (pictured above).

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Khaleel Anderson, Up Next?

If you’re involved with any community based organization or attended a community meeting chances are you’ve meet Khaleel Anderson—a passionate twenty-three year-old recent college graduate who earned his Masters Degree in Urban Affairs, in 2019.

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Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation

Social service work helps our community thrive by uplifting the voice of the residents. This work has a direct impact on those here in the Rockaways, which is something to have pride in.

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Food Justice For Rockaway

Far Rockaway’s lack of steady nutritious and fresh food options has resulted in the Rockaways being federally labeled a food desert.

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Introduction To Eazy Locks

Carl Roberts emigrated from Jamaica to the United States in 1996 when he was 19 years-old. In his own words, Roberts came here to follow the “American dream.”

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JFK Redevelopment Project

After years of work, there is finally a comprehensive plan for a major overhaul of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) endorsed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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The History of Popcorn Lung

According to the American Lung Association, in the early 2000s there was an epidemic in popcorn factories where an extraordinary amount of workers were being diagnosed with a type of lung cancer called bronchiolitis obliterans, a serious and irreversible lung disease.

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