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Treyger looks to continue Sandy recover work on City Council

Coney Island
Councilman-elect Mark Treyger’s top priorities all start with the letter S – Sandy, safety, seniors and schools. … Full Article
 

Medicare fraud mastermind sentenced to 15 years in prison

Bath Beach
On Wednesday, Irina Shelikhova, 50, of Brooklyn, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her leadership role in a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme.  … Full Article
 

Referendum’s success brings Coney gambling closer—but only a little

Coney Island
New York voters’ approval of a referendum to expand casino gambling in the state could bring a Coney Island casino closer to reality – even though it’s quite a bit down the road. … Full Article
 

Savino urges Dems to vote with Working Families Party

Coney Island
State Sen. Diane Savino, a member of the senate’s Independent Democratic Conference, spent the last day before Election Day urging New York City voters to vote for the Democratic Party ticket, but on a different line on the ballot. … Full Article
 

Coney Island kids get into the spirit of Halloween

Coney Island
The Coney Island Boardwalk was filled with monsters, ghosts, zombies and other curious creatures, but their presence had nothing to do with the famous sideshow. These creatures might have looked frightening, but they were young and friendly! … Full Article
 

City seeks to unite Coney Island Creek areas

Coney Island
A revamped area around Coney Island Creek is one element in Mayor Bloomberg’s “resiliency” plan to strengthen shoreline protection around the city’s most vulnerable edges in the event of another major storm. … Full Article
 

Home Depot volunteers transformed Sandy-battered Coney Island home

Coney Island
On Oct. 29, The Home Depot Foundation transformed the Coney Island-area home of Police Officer Petlyn Job, a 12-year veteran New York police officer who is a single mother of three children and also cares for her elderly parents. … Full Article
 

Parts of NY Aquarium still closed – 1 year after Sandy

Coney Island
Superstorm Sandy caused so much damage to the New York Aquarium that parts of the facility remained closed a year after the hurricane came ashore in Coney Island, according to its director. … Full Article
 

Coney Island Sandy mural created as art therapy

Coney Island
Senior citizens affected by Superstorm Sandy have created a mural that symbolizes the reconstruction of their Brooklyn communities. The artwork is on the Coney Island boardwalk. It also honors the spirit of the Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach and Seagate communities. … Full Article
 

News conference focuses on Sandy, one year later

Coney Island
Although many of the most visible Brooklyn “victims” of Superstorm Sandy, such as the Coney Island Boardwalk and Nathan’s, have been rebuilt, there is still a lot of work to do, and entire neighborhoods are plagued by mold and structural damage. … Full Article
 

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