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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Coney Island

Coney’s back? Not according to new group

Many of the People’s Playground’s attractions are due to re-open this weekend, just five months after getting swamped in Hurricane Sandy, but some Coney residents say they’ve been hung out to dry. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Storm Purge: Rent-stabilized tenant told to wait three years for Sandy repairs

A long-time Manhattan Beach resident whose rent-stabilized apartment was completely flooded during Hurricane Sandy has been living in a friend’s storage room ever since the storm — and she has no prospect of moving back into her home anytime soon. Comment.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

High school at new low

The city has begun the process of “phasing out” Sheepshead Bay High School following a March 11 vote by the Panel for Education Policy. Comments (2).

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Coney Island

Lost at sea

An hour-long, joint FDNY and NYPD sea-borne rescue effort ended in frustration on Saturday, after emergency divers and boaters failed to find a wayward swimmer who plunged into the bay for an early evening dip, never to return. Comment.
Coney Island

Foward thinking at Lincoln

Star guard Isaiah Whitehead is the face of Lincoln boys basketball right now — the big name at the big-time basketball school. But he was just one part of the team that put the Railspliters back on top of the Public School Athletic League. Comments (1).

Monday, March 18, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Rehab reprieve

Following a change of heart, a Sheepshead Bay landlord decided not to void his contract with an embattled drug counseling center, despite community pressure — and reports to the contrary. Comment.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Coney Island

Coney toilets to get a boost

Call it a bathroom over troubled waters. Comments (7).

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