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Nelson endorses Lisyanskiy for council seat next door

Coney Island
City Councilman Michael Nelson, who is term-limited and cannot run for re-election, has made an endorsement in a council race – not the contest in his district, but in a neighboring community. … Full Article
 

Child hurt at Coney Island's Deno's Wonder Wheel ride

Coney Island
A 5-year-old boy suffered lacerations to his left leg and head after falling off a kiddie ride at an amusement park in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Coney Island to host diversity day in response to defacing of Jackie Robinson statue

Coney Island
Last week, vandals defaced the statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese, located outside MCU Park in Coney Island with hateful words and symbols which have since been removed.  In light of these recent events, the Cyclones and Alliance for Coney Island will join together with community l … Full Article
 

Police search for Brooklyn senior last seen at Sheepshead Bay bus stop

Sheepshead Bay
The NYPD is looking for Brooklyn senior Norma James, who was last seen near a bus stop at Nostrand Avenue and Avenue V in Sheepshead Bay.  … Full Article
 

Thompson unveils plan to combat hate crimes

Coney Island
Calling the statue of Brooklyn Dodgers immortal Jackie Robinson and teammate Pee Wee Reese “a symbol of racial tolerance and healing,” former comptroller Bill Thompson unveiled a three-point plan to combat hate crimes in the wake of the ugly graffiti incident involving the statue outside MC … Full Article
 

OPINION: A diner is NOT a 'greasy spoon'

Sheepshead Bay
Recently, to my surprise, I have seen many online references to diners as “greasy spoons” on the web. … Full Article
 
 

Beach volleyball coming to Coney Island this weekend!

Coney Island
Coney Island has one of the most famous beaches in America, so why not have beach volleyball there? That’s exactly what the sponsors of the first-ever Place to Beach (PTB) Volleyball Tournament apparently are thinking. … Full Article
 

Greenfield, Adams team up to offer reward for arrest of Robinson statue vandal

Coney Island
Hoping to spur residents who have information on the shocking vandalism of the Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island into coming forward, Councilman David Greenfield and state Sen. … Full Article
 

Brighton Beach resident charged with Medicaid fraud

Brighton Beach
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar and Medicaid Inspector General James C. … Full Article
 

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