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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

Coney Island

Cement Boardwalk couldn’t weather Sandy’s wrath, advocates say

Hurricane Sandy proved Boardwalk advocates’ claims that wood is good — especially during major storms. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Gerritsen Beach

Bloomberg to Gerritsen Beach: Get out now!

Mayor Bloomberg is pleading with residents of hurricane-ravaged Gerritsen Beach to get out of their low-lying homes now before today’s nor’easter brings another dangerous tidal surge. Comment.
Coney Island

Surf Avenue businesses: Sandy crippled us

Surf Avenue merchants say Hurricane Sandy flooded their stores and damaged supplies — and at least one Coney Island merchant is considering abandoning his beloved People’s Playground forever. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Cymbrowitz trounces Gallo at the polls

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz secured his sixth term in office on Tuesday, defeating GOP opponent Russell Gallo by more than 2,500 votes. Comments (1).
Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach: Bloomberg, we need help!

Manhattan Beach should be treated the same as Manhattan, Hurricane Sandy-ravaged residents said on Monday as they waylaid Mayor Bloomberg on his way to a neighborhood press conference, demanding the city restore power to houses of worship and protect homes from looters. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Flatlands vollies help first responders in need

Brooklyn’s first responders are helping their own. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Sandy drives us to drink!

This floating bar was a welcome windfall for Sandy’s victims. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Vandal hits car wash with swastika during Hurricane Sandy

Sheepshead Bay’s Z Best Car Wash has more to clean than just cars. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay smackdown! Cymbrowitz faces two challengers!

Its a three-way fight to represent Sheepshead Bay in Albany! Voters will be choosing between incumbent Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, Republican Russell Gallo and Democrat-turned-Independent Ben Akselrod. Comment.
Coney Island

Coney Island: Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny vs. Tom McCarthy

The Republicans are trying to get a foothold in Coney Island — and they’re looking to step over Coney Island incumbent Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny to do it. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Sandy forces El Greco, Cherry Hill to toss out tons of food

Emmons Avenue’s businesses are frozen without refrigeration. Comment.
Coney Island

Federal aid comes to Coney Island

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened up shop here, but not everyone is singing its praises. Comments (2).
Sheepshead Bay

Don’t believe the tweets! Roll ‘n Roaster survives Sandy’s onslaught

Tweets of Roll ‘n Roaster’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Comments (1).

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