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News & Features Photo of Mark Treyger

The New York City Council on Thursday passed legislation proposed by Councilman Mark Treyger to strengthen telecommunications infrastructure against future storms. During the Hurricane Sandy, power outages and flooding at critical communication hubs caused many people to emerge from the storm without phone, cable or internet access. Although the city sent out frequent online and television updates…

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 The Brooklyn Cyclones

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. There’s an info session hosted by City Councilman Chaim Deutsch about job opportunities in Hurricane Sandy-impacted areas, the Brooklyn Cyclones are battling the Williamsport Crosscutters, the BRIC is opening a new TV studio in the Coney Island Library, and the the Kings Bay Y is holding a special…

News & Features

When the sun sets tonight and the clock turns to 8:15pm, thousands of people along the northeast coast will simultaneously light candles and begin a moment of silence, remembering the destruction that swept through coastal communities courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. That moment will mark exactly two years since the high-tide breached the walls of Sheepshead…

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