Browsing: arthur wagner

News & Features
0

It has been six months since Superstorm Sandy caused millions of dollars of damage to Coney Island Hospital and even though the facility has reopened, it might take another year for the hospital to be fully restored, according to a report by New York 1. Right now, the hospital is offering about two-thirds of the…

News & Features
1

The following is a press release from the Health and Hospitals Corporation: The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation announced today that for the first time since Hurricane Sandy flooded its basement and first floor, causing substantial damage to its emergency department, Coney Island Hospital is again receiving ambulances for most types of cases…

News & Features
12

The “all in” costs for repairing Coney Island Hospital (2601 Ocean Parkway) and upgrading it to be better prepared for future storms is approximately $200 million, Health and Hospitals Corporation President Alan Aviles told Sheepshead Bites during a press conference yesterday. Aviles led U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and reporters on a tour of the facility,…

News & Features
6

The first floor of Coney Island Hospital’s main building at 2601 Ocean Parkway remains a breathtaking reminder of the storm’s damage. Located nearly a mile away from the Sheepshead Bay bulkhead, and a mile-and-a-half from the Atlantic Ocean, a 14-foot storm surge barreled through the facility. Now, electrical wiring dangles from the exposed ceilings, and…