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Changing Coney Island is subject of new film

Coney Island
Coney Island has changed quite a bit over the past few years, especially since the building of Luna Park and the Scream Zone. However, there are those who miss the old, anarchic, slightly seedy but always in-your-face Coney Island.  … Full Article

Brooklyn-based prescription drug trafficking ring busted

Sheepshead Bay
State and federal officials on Wednesday announced the indictment of five members of a prescription drug trafficking ring. … Full Article

Patient dies at Coney Island Hospital from botched blood transfusion

Coney Island
An 84-year-old patient died of a faulty blood transfusion administered at Coney Island Hospital in early June, it has been discovered. … Full Article

Savino endorses Thompson in mayor’s race

Coney Island
Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson has picked up the endorsement of state Sen. Diane Savino. And he might have Superstorm Sandy to thank for it. … Full Article

Brighton Beach ambulette firm pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

Brighton Beach
New York State Attorney General Eric T. … Full Article

Hundreds come to amusement park to help Pietro

Bath Beach
A Bay Ridge mom hoping for a cure for her son’s rare disease hosted a fun day in an amusement park for hundreds of families to raise money for research. … Full Article

RECORD BROKEN! Joey Chestnut wins 7th contest with 69 dogs

Coney Island
Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women's competition. … Full Article

GASP! Coney Island Cyclone could be closed July 4

Coney Island
Coney Island's famous Cyclone roller coaster and Wonder Wheel may be shuttered July Fourth, one of the busiest days for its historic amusement park, as engineers inspect a 275-foot-tall observation tower that swayed in the wind. … Full Article

Astrotower sways, Luna Park in Coney Island evacuated

Coney Island
Luna Park, the Cyclone roller coaster and Wonder Wheel Park in Coney Island were evacuated and closed Tuesday around 4:30 p.m. as witnesses reported the Astrotower was swaying. … Full Article


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