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Police & Fire Emergency crews responding to an electrical fire at 1213 Avenue Z.

Two people were hospitalized and residents had to evacuate because of an electrical fire on Saturday evening in the basement of a seven-story building at 1213 Avenue Z that knocked out power on the property for more than 24 hours, according to the FDNY. The fire department says more than 100 emergency workers respond the fire, which was reported just…

Police & Fire An FDNY ambulance.

A person was sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle while walking near Shore Parkway and Knapp Street, News 12 Brooklyn reports. Police could not confirm if the incident was a hit-and-run or provide details on what injuries were sustained by the victim. However, the FDNY said the crash occurred just…

Health ida g israel health center

Almost two-and-half years after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, the Ida G. Israel Community Health Center has returned to Coney Island’s west end. In spite of booming thunder and torrential rain that flooded neighborhoods throughout the city, numerous politicians joined more than 100 residents and community leaders on Wednesday morning for the center’s rededication ceremony. “After…

Events Homecrest Flier

Homecrest Health Center, an extension of Coney Island Hospital, will be holding an open house on June 23, 2015 between 4:00PM and 6:00PM. Come meet representatives from WIC, Family Planning and MetroPlus. Our pediatricians and nurses will be available to answer your questions. Homecrest Health Center is located at 1601 Avenue S.

Arts & Culture greenmarket

The Ocean Parkway Farmers Market in front of Coney Island Hospital returns to the streets today, offering fresh produce, baked goods and other treats made or grown at local farms. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Coney Island Hospital have been hosting the farmers market, located on the pedestrian mall at 2601 Ocean Parkway,…

Health One of the ads the DOH is running in bus shelters over the next two months.

One third of children and teenagers in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy that have accessed a free program offering mental health services have shown signs of post-traumatic stress and other mental health conditions, according to the Department of Health. The agency has launched a new ad campaign reminding neighbors of the free services available to…

Police & Fire Approximate location of the accident. (Source: Google Maps)

Flatlands resident Christopher Wiltshire, 35, was found dead yesterday afternoon near Shell Bank Creek in Gerritsen Beach. Paramedics responded to a call of an accident near the creek, past the brush east of Gerritsen Avenue, at approximately 5pm. They found Wiltshire unresponsive and brought him to Coney Island Hospital. Wiltshire was declared dead at the hospital, prompting…

News & Features colonoscopy

Coney Island Hospital is offering two free public seminars on colon cancer this month, featuring expert guidance on one of the most lethal – yet most treatable – cancer conditions. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States among cancers affecting both men and women. About 140,000 Americans are diagnosed every year.…

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