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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Rep. Turner to open borough office — at our old headquarters!

The GOP lawmaker will move into the spot where the Courier Life office once stood. It’s only a matter of time before the ghosts of the old Bay News building start haunting his staff. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Sandy salvation! Army Corps to restore eroded Plumb Beach

A new deal between the feds and the city will bring boatloads of sand to Plumb Beach — and save the Belt Parkway from falling into the sea. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Parachute Jump lovers: Hey Marty! Take the leap!

Amusement ride enthusiasts want Markowitz to put the money he’s set aside to lighting the Parachute Jump toward reopening the iconic ride. Comments (3).
Sheepshead Bay

Thugs beat up delivery man on E. 21st Street

Plus an assortment of other not-so-goodies from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Feuding Manhattan Beachers unite — over hated bike lane!

And this combined dislike could actually bring the warring groups back together. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Synagogue tone deaf to Holocaust survivors’ noise complaints

They escaped the Nazis — but now an elderly couple’s ordeal is surviving the din of a synagogue ventilation system. Comments (8).
Coney Island

Touchdown! Six Lincoln HS players sign onto college football teams

The record-setting day gives the burgeoning football program a shot in the arm. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Gravesend

Blast from the past: Recchia, a Dewey graduate, says his alma mater and its principal must go

Teachers and staffers at failing Gravesend high school face chopping block. Comments (13).
Sheepshead Bay

Marty: Southern Brooklyn needs ferries

Borough President Markowitz wants to bring ferry service to Sheepshead Bay, Canarsie, and Bay Ridge, but the city isn’t on board with his plans. Comments (1).

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Coney Island

Cha-Cha’s Bar will reopen on Surf Avenue

The famed Boardwalk dive will be reborn as a restaurant and nightclub in April. Comments (1).

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