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In Public Service: Weinstein one of Assembly’s longstanding members

Assemblymember Helene Weinstein has an interesting collection of pens in her district office on Nostrand Avenue. But they’re not just any pens. Framed and hanging on a wall, the pens signify her longevity and her clout in the state Legislature. … Full Article

‘Visions of an American Dreamland’: New book and Brooklyn Museum exhibit highlight Coney Island

My parents first took me to Astroland, the amusement park at Coney Island, when I was 6 years old. The place terrified me. I told my father I never wanted to go back — and he told me I was a sissy. … Full Article

Pols to MTA: Fix subways, buses in Southwest Brooklyn

Southwest Brooklyn residents need better transportation services for an easier commute to and from work, according to a group of elected officials who held a press conference outside the F train’s Neptune Avenue station Monday to demand action from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority  … Full Article

Bath Beach eyesore 85 Bay 8th St. sells for almost $1 Million

Drama, drama and more drama. So many people showed up for the five-hour sale closing that they couldn't all fit into the conference room. The deal was so complex that the closing was postponed — twice. It didn't get done till the third time it was scheduled. … Full Article

Senators announce $1.25 million for immigrant assistance

A Brighton Beach-Manhattan Beach group that helps immigrants is one of the organizations that will receive a portion of a $1,250,000 pot being handed out by the federal government to community-based groups, according to New York’s two senators. … Full Article

On Stage at Kingsborough presents fall show line-up

Tap dancers, giant-sized puppets and a Russian jazz band will all be taking the stage at Kingsborough Community College this fall as part of a new season of performances for the school’s performing arts program On Stage at Kingsborough. … Full Article

Parachute Jump to be bathed in light for kids with cancer

When the sun goes down on Friday night, the Coney Island Parachute Jump will be bathed in light as community residents gather on the Riegelman Boardwalk for a ceremony designed to raise childhood cancer awareness. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. … Full Article

A president with a vision

Private Citizen Farley Herzek pushed into the No. 42 bus filled with Kingsborough Community College students. “Hi. Do you go to Kingsborough? And where do you live? Manhattan? Why travel so far?” … Full Article

Tiny Morton will return to coach Lincoln basketball

Lincoln High School's famed head coach Dwayne "Tiny" Morton is returning to run the Railsplitters’ basketball program in Coney Island just one year after he left to be an assistant coach at Seton Hall. … Full Article


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