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Brooklyn attorneys assist Sandy relief effort

Sheepshead Bay
As the holidays approach and the winter weather further bears down on New York, many are still suffering from the after-effects of Hurricane Sandy, which washed away many parts of the Rockaways, Coney Island, and other shore towns of New York in October.  The U.S Army Corps of Engineers has begun … Full Article
 

Brooklyn clinic owner admits to Medicare scheme

Bath Beach
The owner of a Brooklyn clinic has admitted to her role in a $71 million Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme. … Full Article
 

New York criminals sentenced to Sandy relief help

Coney Island
New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. … Full Article
 

The deadline for Sandy-related food stamps is Tuesday

Coney Island
More than a month since Superstorm Sandy, many New Yorkers living in areas devastated by the storm are unaware that they may be eligible for special disaster-related food stamps -- and the deadline to apply is Tuesday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn owl released into wild

Sea Gate
A tiny Canadian owl who was found in Sea Gate suffering from head trauma and inflammation has been released into the wilds of Central Park, reports Gothamist. … Full Article
 

Board chairman: Next superstorm could close Belt Parkway for YEARS

Bath Beach
As elected officials stepped up their efforts to get the federal government to authorize emergency repairs of a 200-foot-long section of the Shore Parkway seawall in Bath Beach destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, one community official warned that unless the seawall is totally rebuilt, the next super-s … Full Article
 

Coney Island named on the AP's 2013 travel list

Coney Island
Ireland, Myanmar, New Zealand and Marseille may have topped the list, but Coney Island is listed as one of the only American sites on the Associated Press' 2013 travel list. … Full Article
 

Coney Island fun threatens a woman with "serious and permanent injury." What's she gonna do? Sue, baby, sue!

Coney Island
An upstate woman is suing the operator of the famed Coney Island Cyclone rollercoaster, saying she was injured when it went out of control and sped downward too fast, according to DNAInfo.com. … Full Article
 

Tax break for owners of Sandy-damaged homes

Coney Island
The City Council on Monday voted to give New York City’s Sandy-hit property owners a break by issuing an interest-free extension on the next property tax bill.  … Full Article
 

Obama wants $60 million in Sandy relief; US Rep. Grimm says ‘That’s more like it’

Bath Beach
A Republican lawmaker who had been highly critical of Barack Obama amid reports last week that the president planned to request between $45 and $50 billion from congress for post-Sandy recovery work in the tri-state area, expressed relief when the figure turned out to be much higher. … Full Article
 

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