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Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

Coney Island

McCarthy trounces Regina-Potter in GOP primary

The Republicans have picked their flag bearer in the GOP’s invasion on Coney Island. Comments (4).
Sheepshead Bay

Victory! Cymbrowitz wins by super-slim margin

Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz is one step closer to winning a seventh term in Albany after winning Thursday’s Democratic primary — one of the closest elections he’s faced in his political career. Comments (9).
Coney Island

Central Amusements poised to light up Parachute Jump, sources say

The famed Parachute Jump will receive a $2 million necklace of new lights. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

City: Councilman Nelson may lose Manhattan Beach

Councilman Mike Nelson is poised to lose his grip on Manhattan Beach, according to city officials remapping Brooklyn’s council districts — and residents of the tony community say they can’t wait to see the legislator go. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Ex-presidential candidate’s Plumb Beach hideaway

An ex-presidential candidate who most people think is homeless has launched a campaign to clean up Plumb Beach as he wiles away his afternoons in a makeshift tent replete with a beach chair, sun umbrella, and a small grill. Comments (3).
Manhattan Beach

Musical chairman meeting: Lopez successor vote moved to Southern Brooklyn

Brownstone Brooklyn Democratic district leaders say the unexpected meeting location switch to the wilds of Manhattan Beach will disenfranchise them. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Teen found with stolen jewelry, pot

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Coney Island’s 60th Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Coney Island

Internet fund-raisers swoop in to save hero bus driver

A hero city bus driver who seriously injured his hand grabbing a 7-year-old girl from a fall in Coney Island this summer and can no longer make ends meet is getting a helping hand from big-hearted internet users. Comment.
Coney Island

Departing Clones tweet their regards to Brooklyn

Before heading back to their distant homes, the 2012 Brooklyn Cyclones Tweeted a few heartfelt, and not so heartfelt, goodbyes to their team, MCU Park, and their fans. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Coney Island

Wonder Wheel operators shoot down Coney Island observation disk plan

There isn’t enough room in Coney Island for two big wheels, the owners of the landmarked Deno’s Wonder Wheel said this week as they lashed out against some thrill seekers’ plans to bring a new 600-foot observation disk to the People’s Playground. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Clones end 2012 season with shutout loss to Hudson Valley

Two runs surrendered in the first inning ended the Cyclones’ 2012 season on Monday as the Hudson Valley Renegades shutout Brooklyn’s boys of summer in a playoff clincher to determine who would go on to the New York-Penn League championships. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Coney Island

Hudson Valley crushes Clones

A poor showing by the Cyclones pitching staff helped the Hudson Valley Renegades rout Brooklyn’s boys of summer in the second day of post-season play — jeopardizing the Coney Island squad’s shot at a New York-Penn League crown. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

Coney Island

Clones playoff game postponed

The Cyclones were ready to clinch the opening round of the NY-Penn League playoffs, but Mother Nature had other plans. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Coney Island

Post-season surprise! Superb pitching gives Clones shutout victory over Renegades

Hansel Robles’s amazing arm helped the Clones grab a post-season victory over Hudson Valley. Comment.

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