Browsing: Coney Island

News & Features Mark Twain Photo 2 (1)
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The students at Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented I.S. 239 (2401 Neptune Avenue) got a very special guest last week. Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky was inducted into the Coney Island junior high school’s Alumni Hall of Fame at a March 26 ceremony, during which Senator Marty Golden presented a New York State…

News & Features robbery
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Police are asking the public for help in locating two men wanted for robbing an Uber driver in Coney Island. The men entered an Uber taxi on March 17, at 8:55pm, on the corner of Neptune Avenue and West 33rd Street, displayed an unknown metal object to the 21-year-old driver, and threatened him, cops said. The suspects snatched an…

Police & Fire Source: mikey k/flickr
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfbKBwUUesU Police are turning to the public for help in identifying a man caught on camera attacking a cashier during a grocery store robbery in Coney Island this month. The suspect entered AT&T Grocery, located at 2906 Stillwell Avenue, on March 16, at approximately 3:15pm, and swiped a handful of lottery tickets without paying, cops said. When the 26-year-old employee…

Police & Fire robber
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Police are searching for two men they say robbed a cab driver in Coney Island on Tuesday, March 17. The suspects climbed into their 21-year-old victim’s cab on the corner of Neptune Avenue and West 33rd Street at around 8:55pm and demanded cash, cops said. The suspects took the cabbie’s cellphone before fleeing on foot. The NYPD released a photo…

Arts & Culture fencing
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By Jerry Del Priore Romain Cannone lives anything but a normal teenage existence. His life revolves around school and fencing, with not much time for anything else. But Cannone’s hard work and sacrifice paid tremendous dividends when he helped the French National Junior Team beat Hungary for the men’s epee gold medal at the European…

Education Liberation Diploma Plus High School (Source: Google Maps)
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A Coney Island high school teacher was busted for allegedly making a sex tape with her student after he showed off a clip of their romp to his friends, according to a report obtained by the New York Post. Nadine Sudlow, 27, an English teacher at Liberation Diploma Plus HS, regularly treated her pet pupil to free lunches and…

Arts & Culture I wonder if there's a policy about taking trees on the subway... (Source: NYRP/Flickr)
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Nothing says springtime like new green shoots sprouting from the ground and leaves on trees. That’s why you should register to pick up a free tree at one of 18 locations in Brooklyn this March through mid-May! Courtesy of the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and the city’s MillionTreesNYC program, the tree giveaway includes popular…

Police & Fire Geraldine Hernandez (Source: NYPD)
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A 72-year-old Coney Island woman vanished from Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, sparking a search by authorities to reunite her with loved ones. Geraldine Hernandez, who lives on Neptune Avenue near West 5th Street, was last seen on Tuesday, March 10 just before noon at the hospital. Hernandez is described as being a black woman, 5’2″,…

Police & Fire Source: mikey k/flickr
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An 18-year-old woman is expected to survive after being shot in Coney Island yesterday morning. Police say they responded to a 911 call at 9:45am, and found the victim had been shot in the face inside an apartment building located at 2920 West 21st Street. She was rushed to Lutheran Hospital and is not likely to die,…

Police & Fire unidentified-man
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Police are looking for neighbors’ help identifying an elderly man found unconscious in a train car at Coney Island’s Stillwell Avenue station. The man was found on the train car just after midnight on Tuesday. He is described as approximately 85-years-old, 5 feet tall and about 100 pounds. He’s currently at Coney Island Hospital in…

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