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Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

Coney Island

Blunder wheel! City shouldn’t put observation ride in Staten Island, Coney Islanders say

A massive observation wheel slated for Staten Island should be built in Coney Island, claim People’s Playground boosters who say the amusement district should be home to anything remotely amusing in the city. Comments (16)
Coney Island

Loss leaves Clones clinging to one-game lead in wild card race

The once untouchable Paul Sewald gave up a two-run homer in the top of the ninth — leaving the Clones just one game ahead of the surging Batavia Muckdogs in the NY–Penn League’s wild card race. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

Coney Island

Teenager disappears after visiting Coney Island

A worried New Jersey family is desperately searching for their missing daughter who was last seen soaking up the sun in Coney Island. Comment

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Coney Island

Clones top division-leading Hudson Valley Renegades

Big hits from right fielder Maikis De La Cruz and first baseman Jayce Boyd let the Cyclones come back from a deficit and rack up an important win against their division-leading rivals the Hudson Valley Renegades. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Slasher attacks man on E. 26th St

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Akselrod: Cymbrowitz won’t debate me

Democratic Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowtiz is afraid to debate, the legislator’s challenger claimed this week as he lashed out against the six-term incumbent for not participating in a primary face off so he can attend a Russian film festival instead. Comments (5)
Coney Island

Hand-in-hand! Gowanus couple show strength in arm-wrestling championships

Brooklyn’s arm-wrestling power couple placed in Sunday’s Brooklyn-Kingsborough Arm-Wrestling Championships. Comment
Brighton Beach

Brighton rocks! Neighborhood enjoys music and food fest

Sunday’s Brighton Jubilee drew thousands of visitors from around the city. Comment
Coney Island

Clones top IronBirds in extra innings

Crucial RBIs by Cyclones third baseman Dimas Ponce and catcher Kevin Plawecki broke a tie game in the 11th inning, leading to a mini-Mets sweep of the Aberdeen IronBirds in Maryland. Comment
Coney Island

Police: Suspect beat man to death

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Hot-button issue: Jewish residents say they can’t cross Oriental Boulevard on the Sabbath

Oriental Boulevard’s pedestrian-activated stoplight at Ocean Avenue is designed to slow down cars, but it’s also bringing religious Jews trying to cross the Manhattan Beach thoroughfare to a complete halt on the Sabbath, residents claim. Comments (9)
Coney Island

Coney Minor Leaguers play for quarters — literally

The Cyclones bullpen wants to test your arm — and collect your spare change. Comment
Coney Island

Boyd’s the word! Homer by mini-Mets prospect seals Clones win

A dinger by first baseman Jayce Boyd pushed the Clones past the Aberdeen IronBirds. Comment

Monday, Aug. 27, 2012

Coney Island

Loathed Staten Island Yankees crush the Clones

The loathed Staten Island Yankees demolished the Clones to take two out of three against Brooklyn’s boys of summer in a matchup on the Rock. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012

Coney Island

Clones destroy the hated Staten Island Yankees

The Clones came off Friday’s embarrassing loss and shut out the hated Staten Island Yankees in a blowout win in the People’s Playground. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012

Coney Island

Hated Staten Island Yankees crush Cyclones relievers

The spectacular eighth inning collapse of the Cyclones bullpen led to a horrific loss at the hands of Brooklyn’s hated cross-Narrows rivals the Staten Island Yankees. Comment

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Marshalls madness! Hundreds flock to department store’s grand opening

A line started forming outside the new Sheepshead Bay Marshalls as early as 6 am, workers say. Comment

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