Coney Island

Coney Island lawmakers demand homeland security funding

Wednesday’s arrest of three terror suspects from Brooklyn, one of whom told investigators he wanted to bomb Coney Island, is proof that Congress should vote to provide full funding to the U.S. … Full Article

Council passes Treyger bill on Sandy church task force

The City Council has approved legislation proposed by Councilmember Mark Treyger that would provide more assistance to houses of worship and charitable organizations that help victims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy types of natural disasters. … Full Article

Kearney upsets St. Edmund Prep in regular season finale

The Bishop Kearney Tigers pulled off a stunning upset, beating the previously undefeated St. Edmund Prep Eagles 51-48 behind a tremendous 24-point performance from senior Jen Kaye in Sheepshead Bay on Monday. … Full Article

NY breaks ground on Coney Island beach-protection project

New York elected officials have broken ground on a $25 million project to protect the shoreline at Coney Island. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Army Corps of Engineers project will replenish and repair beachfront areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
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New book focuses on Luna Park, headhunters and colliding cultures

Two cultures collide as a huckster imports a tribe of Filipinos to Coney Island’s Luna Park in author and journalist Claire Prentice’s newest work “The Lost Tribe of Coney Island.”  … Full Article

NYPD: Freezing temps may have claimed man's life in Coney Island

Authorities say freezing temperatures may have claimed the life of a man found dead on the Coney Island boardwalk. Police identified the 77-year-old victim as Bai-Ping Wen. … Full Article

Coney Island school gets more than $16M for Sandy-related repairs

U.S. Sens. Chuck E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries on Tuesday announced $16.2 million in federal funding to the New York City School Construction Authority for permanent work of P.S. … Full Article

Wahlberg Brothers’ Wahlburgers joint coming to Coney Island

Wahlburgers — the franchise owned by actor brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother Paul, a chef — is coming to Coney Island, and the Brooklyn joint is slated to be featured in a reality TV show. … Full Article

Anthology tells the story of Coney Island in historical fiction and non-fiction

The history of Coney Island is fairly well known. In the early 19th century, it was known as a place where people could commune with nature and only a few guest houses existed. … Full Article

Stringer criticizes Trump Village redevelopment project

A developer’s controversial plan to build a 40-story tower in Coney Island – a project that has drawn the ire of neighborhood residents – has come to the attention of City Comptroller Scott Stringer. … Full Article


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