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Brook-Krasny praises law banning smoking in playgrounds

Coney Island
The state and city have banned smoking in most public places, including restaurants, bars and concert venues, over the past 10 years by enacting legislation. But the ban needed more teeth, according to Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny. … Full Article
 

Lincoln must stay focused as it piles up wins

Coney Island
Expectations are big for Lincoln this year. So big, in fact, that after it beat Brooklyn's fourth ranked team in New Utrecht 26-6, most of the players walked off the field frustrated they didn't score 40 or shut the Utes out. … Full Article
 

Sandy documentary 'The Storm' premieres at Coney Island Film Festival

Coney Island
Coney Island History Project director Charles Denson rode out Superstorm Sandy in Sea Gate, where his apartment and car were destroyed by the storm surge. On Sunday, September 22, his documentary "The Storm" is premiering at the Coney Island Film Festival. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge lawyers walk to cure Alzheimer’s

Coney Island
A Bay Ridge law firm that specializes in helping elderly clients is organizing a team to take part in the country’s biggest fundraiser for research into a cure for Alzheimer’s. … Full Article
 

Never on Saturday: Cops corral 'Shomer Shabbos' drug dealers

Sheepshead Bay
A Sheepshead Bay-based drug crew strictly observed the Jewish Sabbath each week while dealing oxycondone, heroin and other drugs in New York City, authorities said Tuesday in announcing charges against five men.  … Full Article
 

Sephardic community likes Lhota

Sheepshead Bay
Joe Lhota, who has been steadily on top of the polls in the Republican primary for mayor, has picked up support from the Sephardic Jewish community. … Full Article
 

City dedicates street corner in memory of Coney Island civic leader

Coney Island
Councilman Domenic Recchia hosted a ceremony marking the dedication of a Coney Island street corner in memory of a civic and political leader in the community. … Full Article
 

Markowitz endorses Treyger for City Council

Coney Island
Borough President Marty Markowitz might only have a few months left in office, but that isn’t stopping him from making his voice heard in local elections around Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

PAL brings ‘Christmas in Summertime’ to Coney Island

Coney Island
Christmas came more than four months early to a group of Coney Island kids, thanks to the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the Brooklyn Cyclones, who co-hosted a “holiday” party at MCU Ball Park on a recent Friday afternoon. … Full Article
 

Judges’ retirement age will be up to voters

Sheepshead Bay
This November election, New York voters will have an opportunity to decide whether or not state judges are allowed to remain on the bench past the age of 70. … Full Article
 

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