The city seems set on selling a former firehouse in the Rockaways to the highest bidder, rather than listening to the wishes of the people who live there who want it turned it into a community center:
Arverne 'fire sale' stalled
Photo from the Wave, who did a story on this in December:
Old Firehouse Up For Grabs. Got Any Ideas?
At least the city replaced this firehouse rather than simply closing it.