Coney Island

Treyger looks to continue Sandy recover work on City Council

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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