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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

Coney Island

Cyclones set record for biggest opening pitch

It was truly a pitch for the record books — or rather, 150 pitches. Comment.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Coney Island

Name change! Courier and Councilman rush to Lou’s rescue

“Louis Powsner Way” would have been on the wrong block in Coney Island, if the Courier and Councilman Mark Treyger hadn’t got on the city’s case. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Claw-Back: The Sequel

Months after Sandy victims fended off a push by federal agencies to claw back relief payouts from those who got help from more than one source, the government is making another grab. Comment.
Brighton Beach

In the market for convenience: Brighton Beach seniors clamor for supermarket

Brighton Beach’s senior citizens have not had an American supermarket for nearly three years — and they are hungry for some convenience. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Agency wants to move Coney flood barrier up the creek

Could Coney Island Creek become the Great Barrier Creek? Comment.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Coney Island

City Council co-names a street in Coney to honor Courier columnist and activist Lou Powsner

Courier “Speak Out” columnist Lou Powsner will be immortalized in his beloved People’s Playground, as the city votes to name a street after the iconic ink-slinger and dedicated community activist. Comments (1).

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Long paw of the law

Call it puppy payback. Comment.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Coney Island

Seaside Summer Concerts rock Coney Island once again

Gettin’ down with Coney and the Gang! Comments (2).
Coney Island

Class on Coney’s coast

They’re exploring the mystique of Coney Island Creek. Comment.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Coney Island

Cops seek sneaky thief

Police are asking for the public’s aid in finding a woman suspected of sneaking into a 28th Avenue home in broad daylight on July 14 and making off with $120. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Movin’ on up

Two-and-a-half years after Hurricane Sandy devastated Southern Brooklyn and changed the rules for flood preparation, the city’s effort to prepare homeowners for the next superstorm is finally getting off the ground — literally. Comment.
Coney Island

CB13 needs to fill some big shoes

Community Board 13 is looking for someone to take over the job of former district manager Chuck Reichenthal, who held the post for 22 years. Comment.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Coney Island

‘Jokers’ bring joy to MCU Park

The stars of the TruTV show “Impractical Jokers” came to the Cyclones game on July 19 to make the crowd laugh — but they also moved one little girl to tears. Comments (4).
Manhattan Beach

New science and engineering lab at Kingsborough

This tricked-out new technology lab is meant to stem the decline in science education. Comment.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Brighton Beach

Teen charged with rape of Brighton Beach senior

The teenager who allegedly raped an 82-year-old Brighton Beach woman was arrested and arraigned in criminal court on July 17. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Trouble parked

Always keep an eye on other cars on the road — parked ones, too. Comment.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Gas crash

Gas is hitting a new low, literally. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Roll on!

Not so fast, Roll-N-Roaster just turned 45! Comments (2).
Coney Island

Health center reopens in Coney

Convenient medical service is finally coming back to Coney Island. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Comrades in Rods

Spirits were high and the waters calm when Brooklyn veterans set sail from Sheepshead Bay on an annual fishing trip on July 8. Comment.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Brighton Beach

UPDATED Accused Brighton Beach rapist arrested: Cops

UPDATE: Police announced early Friday morning that the suspect was apprehended in the 81st Precinct, which covers part of Bedford-Stuyvesant. Charges are pending, and the investigation remains ongoing, according to cops. Comments (2).
Coney Island

Softball and hard cash for a good cause

Councilman Mark Treyger (D–Coney Island) teamed up with the Coney Island Autism Angels for a charity softball game at MCU Park on July 14. Comment.

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