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Boardwalk: Disaster’s over, but cleanup remains

Coney Island
In Coney Island and Brighton Beach along the boardwalk, the disaster is over, but a big, expensive cleanup lies ahead. … Full Article
 

Mayor Bloomberg defends city's 911 system after Sandy glitches

Coney Island
The city’s $2 billion 911 call system failed the most vulnerable caught in Sandy’s wrath, survivors told the New York Post. … Full Article
 

Something stinks in Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach
Residents of 301 Oriental Boulevard in Manhattan Beach building say an “intolerable” stench has developed as a result of flood waters mixing with barrels of oil located in the basement. News reports say the smell is so bad that it has forced everyone to move out. … Full Article
 

Help for photos damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Red Hook
High waters from superstorm Sandy destroyed many precious and irreplaceable photographs. A growing corps of volunteers from Brooklyn-based Cherished Albums Restoration Effort (CARE) is offering free digital restoration services for folks whose salvaged photos have been damaged. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn pot dealer donates to Hurricane Sandy victims

Coney Island
A Brooklyn pot dealer donated half of his proceeds made over two days last week to victims of Hurricane Sandy, according to the Huffington Post. … Full Article
 

Sea Gate still waiting for storm barriers

Sea Gate
Sea Gate, a Brooklyn neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Sandy, has spent over two decades waiting for storm protection, according to a story in Tuesday’s  … Full Article
 

$28 million grant to bring 10 miles of ‘Select Bus Service’ to Brooklyn

Williamsburg
A $28 million federal Department of Transportation grant will fund nearly 10 miles of Select Bus Service lanes, newly paved streets, bus bulb-outs and other improvements throughout Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Sheepshead Bay. … Full Article
 

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance Center set up at Coney Island

Coney Island
The Mayor's Office and Human Resources Administration have set up several full-service sites with information about applying for emergency social and economic assistance after Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

Sandy flattens houses in Coney Island

Coney Island
Superstorm Sandy left a five-car pileup in Jeff Nier's front yard. In the Coney Island community of Sea Gate, the 65-year-old waited out the storm in his house. … Full Article
 

Young walrus now calls Aquarium home

Coney Island
Mitik, an orphaned walrus calf rescued off the coast of Alaska, sits on a table near his tank at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium in the Coney Island, Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

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