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Beach volleyball coming to Coney Island this weekend!

Coney Island
Coney Island has one of the most famous beaches in America, so why not have beach volleyball there? That’s exactly what the sponsors of the first-ever Place to Beach (PTB) Volleyball Tournament apparently are thinking. … Full Article
 

Greenfield, Adams team up to offer reward for arrest of Robinson statue vandal

Coney Island
Hoping to spur residents who have information on the shocking vandalism of the Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island into coming forward, Councilman David Greenfield and state Sen. … Full Article
 

Brighton Beach resident charged with Medicaid fraud

Brighton Beach
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar and Medicaid Inspector General James C. … Full Article
 

Lisyanskiy accuses Treyger of being 'bought' by real estate developers

Coney Island
The race to succeed Domenic Recchia in the City Council is turning nasty, with one candidate accusing another of being “bought and paid for” by real estate tycoons bent on building up Coney Island for their own gain. … Full Article
 

Jackie Robinson statue at MCU Park vandalized

Coney Island
The well-known statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in MCU Park at Coney Island, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, was vandalized with hate graffiti late Tuesday or early Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Oberman calls for penalties against residents riding out hurricanes

Brighton Beach
Residents living in flood zones who stubbornly refuse to obey a mandatory evacuation order during a hurricane would be slapped with penalties if a City Council candidate gets his way. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn clinic employee gets 8 years for part in $77M Medicare fraud scheme

Brighton Beach
Yuri Khandrius, 50, of Brooklyn, was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for his role in a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme.  … Full Article
 

Storobin secures 3 spots on election ballot

Sheepshead Bay
 Let the Democrats fight it out! That appears to be the strategy employed by David Storobin, the lone Republican running for the City Council seat in the 48th Council District in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Philly money launderer pleads guilty To $13M Brooklyn medical fraud scheme

Bath Beach
Leonid Zalkind, 36, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering before Brooklyn Federal Judge Nina Gershon. … Full Article
 

Grimm news: Sandy victims falling deep into debt

Coney Island
The economy isn’t getting any better for victims of Superstorm Sandy, who now find themselves digging out of a deep financial hole. … Full Article
 

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