President Trump tweeted the following: “A massive 200 Billion Dollar Sea Wall, built around New York to protect it from rare storms, is costly, foolish, & environmentally unfriendly idea that, when needed, probably won’t work anyway. It will also look terrible. Sorry, you’ll just have to get your mops and buckets ready!” Not that such a wall is part of the Rockaway reformulation project, but we checked with the Army Corps to make sure there wasn’t going to be any White House resistance to jetties, etc. “Nope…all should be ok,” is what we were told.
Sometimes a horrific event serves as a reminder. The house fire on Beach 132nd and Cronston Avenue early Saturday morning reminds us to check smoke alarms and change