Jonathan Gaska

  • News

    August 7, 2013

    The Gang War That Wasn't

    A Far Rockaway murder lit the fuse of a longstanding conflict, but a remarkable peace arrived instead

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Mosquitoes Are Totally Ruining Summer in the Rockaways

    ​This summer, swarms of mosquitoes have overrun the Rockaways. It has become such a problem that most residents no longer leave their homes. Charlene Tolliver told the Daily News, "It's bad -- My grandson was bit so many times we can't let him outside." While local officials have struggled to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Homicides Up 5%; "Safe" Neighborhoods Share the Pain

    While the city is boasting of another historic crime drop, they are soft-pedaling -- with the egregious cooperation of the press -- one sobering stat: the homicide rate has actually risen five percent against last year, When one thinks homicide, one doesn't generally think of neighborhoods like Kew ... More >>