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A damaged chair sits on the beach in Coney Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Rebuilding Efforts Making NYC More Resilient To Future Storms

Speaking Tuesday on Coney Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city has “made an enormous amount of progress” over the past year.

10/29/2013

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Veterans, Other Volunteers Turn Out To Rebuild Nearly A Year After Sandy

Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.

10/26/2013

Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Report: Judge Halts Plans For New Restroom Structures In Brighton Beach

Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.

09/08/2013

Woman sitting on beach in NYC (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images News)

Sandy-Affected Areas Feeling Impact Of Gloomy Holiday Weekend

Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.

09/01/2013

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Woman Wants Apology From Beyonce For Coney Island Wonder Wheel Hold-Up

A woman claims she got stuck on the Coney Island Wonder Wheel for nearly half an hour on Thursday night while Beyonce and her entourage boarded the ride.

08/30/2013

A tree stands on a beach damaged by flooding from superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in the Staten Island. (credit: Getty Images)

2,000 Trees Damaged During Superstorm Sandy To Be Removed

The city determined the trees must be uprooted after workers inspected all 50,000 trees in the flood zone, officials said.

08/29/2013

Jackie Robinson statue at Coney Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Jackie Robinson Statue Rededicated After Vandalism

Vandals scrawled anti-Semitic and racist slurs on the statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese.

08/19/2013

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At MCU Park (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Cyclones To Rededicate Defiled Jackie Robinson Statue

A statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that was vandalized with messages of hate earlier this month will be rededicated Monday, before the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees.

08/18/2013

Michael Moran poses in front of a roller coaster as part of his 100-coaster fundraising effort. (credit: Facebook/Roller Coaster Crawls to End Alzheimer's)

Rochester Man To Reach Milestone In Fundraising Effort On Cyclone Roller Coaster

Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.

08/18/2013

A boy was injured on the Sea Serpent ride at Coney Island on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Probing Coney Island Amusement Park Accident That Injured Boy

The boy, who is expected to survive, was able to get out of the Sea Serpent Roller Coaster at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park on Wednesday.

08/15/2013

Sea Serpent Big DL

Boy, 5, Injured On Sea Serpent Kiddie Coaster At Coney Island

A 5-year-old boy was injured Wednesday on a ride at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park at Coney Island, officials said.

08/14/2013

Chevrolet Home Run Derby

Mariano Rivera Hopes Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals Will Be Caught

Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defilement of a Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park at Coney Island.

08/11/2013

Workers removing spray paint from Jackie Robinson statue in Coney Island on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hunt Continues For Alleged Vandals Who Targeted Jackie Robinson Statue

The parks department power-washed the messages away. Police are considering hate crime charges in the case.

08/10/2013

Dead shark found on a Queens-bound N train on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Brandon Sanchez)

Subway Shark Mystery Solved? Man Believes Fish Came From Coney Island

Passengers found a dead shark on a Queens-bound N train around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

08/09/2013

This pedestrian bridge in Coney Island has been torn down. (Credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island Pedestrian Bridge Torn Down

The bridge, which connected the West Eighth Street subway station to the New York Aquarium and boardwalk, had stood for more than 50 years, but fell into disrepair.

CBS 2–08/08/2013

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