Coney Island

Treyger: Send Super Bowl money to Coney Island

City Council candidate Mark Treyger is throwing a flag down on a play by the National Football League to donate $2 million to New York City to help Hurricane Sandy victims. … Full Article

Savino’s message to women: Get tested for cancer

Constituents who live in state Sen. Diane Savino’s district opened their mailboxes this week to find a brochure from the lawmaker. But the mailing wasn’t a campaign brochure. The subject of the brochure was health, not politics. … Full Article

Borough President joins Italian consul general, Caruso grandson at Enrico Caruso Museum

To hear the Honorable Consul General of Italy Natalia Quintavalle cordially calling Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz “Marty” was music to our ears. … Full Article

Dwight Gooden pitches for Sheepshead Bay bank

 New York Mets legend Dwight Gooden met hundreds of fans when he made an appearance at the Ridgewood Savings Bank in Sheepshead Bay on Oct. 5. … Full Article

Brook-Krasny praises law banning smoking in playgrounds

The state and city have banned smoking in most public places, including restaurants, bars and concert venues, over the past 10 years by enacting legislation. But the ban needed more teeth, according to Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny. … Full Article

Lincoln must stay focused as it piles up wins

Expectations are big for Lincoln this year. So big, in fact, that after it beat Brooklyn's fourth ranked team in New Utrecht 26-6, most of the players walked off the field frustrated they didn't score 40 or shut the Utes out. … Full Article

Sandy documentary 'The Storm' premieres at Coney Island Film Festival

Coney Island History Project director Charles Denson rode out Superstorm Sandy in Sea Gate, where his apartment and car were destroyed by the storm surge. On Sunday, September 22, his documentary "The Storm" is premiering at the Coney Island Film Festival. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyers walk to cure Alzheimer’s

A Bay Ridge law firm that specializes in helping elderly clients is organizing a team to take part in the country’s biggest fundraiser for research into a cure for Alzheimer’s. … Full Article

Never on Saturday: Cops corral 'Shomer Shabbos' drug dealers

A Sheepshead Bay-based drug crew strictly observed the Jewish Sabbath each week while dealing oxycondone, heroin and other drugs in New York City, authorities said Tuesday in announcing charges against five men.  … Full Article

Sephardic community likes Lhota

Joe Lhota, who has been steadily on top of the polls in the Republican primary for mayor, has picked up support from the Sephardic Jewish community. … Full Article


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