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Coney Island leader wins $5,000 grant from USA Network

A Coney Island civic leader who founded an organization 10 years ago to help the people of her community find jobs and housing has been nationally recognized by a cable television network for her work. … Full Article
 

By the Sea, By the Sea: Bonus Brighton Beach photos

So it's too cold for the wimps among us to swim. The shoreline is lively no matter what in Little Odessa, aka Brighton Beach … Full Article
 

Little Odessa, aka Brighton Beach, is a cure for the Autumnal Blues

Nostalgia for summer is setting in. A good antidote is a day at the beach — Brighton Beach, aka Little Odessa. … Full Article
 

CAMBA Gardens provides housing for the most vulnerable while reducing hospital costs

At Kings County Hospital, policymakers and affordable housing advocates have teamed up for a win-win solution to reduce emergency room visits and provide modest-rent apartments to the homeless, victims of Superstorm Sandy and patients with high-level medical needs. … Full Article
 

$21M resiliency, efficiency project at Coney Island Hospital completed

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday announced the completion of a series of storm resiliency measures and energy efficiency upgrades at Coney Island Hospital that totaled $21 million. … Full Article
 

No Halloween Prank: Half-built ‘Horror House’ finally dead

While many of those who look at 1882 East 12th St. in Sheepshead Bay may just see neglected land and real estate blight, the property — now an empty lot surrounded by a chain-link fence — represents something very different to Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn). … Full Article
 

Savino wins her one-woman race

Trivia question: Who was one of the candidates who had an easy time on Election Night? The answer: state Sen. Diane Savino.  … Full Article
 

Small Business Commissioner Torres-Springer visits Coney Island storefronts to help Sandy-impacted businesses

New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer on Monday visited new storefronts along Mermaid Avenue that are being renovated as part of the city’s Hurricane Sandy Storefront Improvement Program. … Full Article
 

Lincoln beats undefeated Clinton, gives O’Connor his 100th win

As Lincoln head coach Shawn O’Connor picked up his 100th career win as coach, he wasn’t thinking back to his glory days of winning the 2011 or 2013 city title or the four All-Americans he coached. … Full Article
 

Thompson addresses gun violence at Coney Island meeting

Andrea Clinton has lived in Coney Island for the better part of a century.  Even as crime has dropped in the neighborhood considerably since the 1990s, she said she is still afraid of the rampant gun violence she has seen. … Full Article
 

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