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Real Estate Head-Start-2-702x484
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A Coney Island preschool is getting some fancy — and eco-friendly — new digs. In 2012, when Madeleine Jones Head Start Center on Neptune Avenue was decimated by Superstorm Sandy, Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, which owned the preschool, started searching for a new location — eventually finding a great deal in an abandoned lot located at 2856 West 15th Street.…

News & Features eat_money
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weu06i_zzzw&feature=youtu.be Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names 23 defendants – including nine doctors – alleges they they lured “patients” from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters, and welfare offices to corrupt medical clinics for unnecessary tests with the promise of free footwear like sneakers,…

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…

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″,…

News & Features Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman
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Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…

News & Features trump
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Community members are invited to attend a meeting on a massive tower planned at the current site of the Trump Village Shopping Center tomorrow, January 21. The discussion, which is expected to address environmental contamination found at the site among other concerns, will take place at Abraham Lincoln High School, 2800 Ocean Parkway, from 7pm to 9pm. The…

Police & Fire
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A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

Police & Fire
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The NYPD has released video of the three suspects who robbed a 67-year-old woman at gunpoint in an elevator of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses in Coney Island. As we first reported last week, three suspects followed the woman into the elevator of 425 Neptune Avenue at 8pm on September 22. The doors closed and the…

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