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Coney Island, New York is located in Kings County. Zip codes in Coney Island, NY include 11224. The median home price in Coney Island is $499,000 which is roughly $399/per square foot.

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Local news for Coney Island, NY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 hrs ago | Sheepshead Bites

Council Committee Seeks Term Limits, Reforms For Community Boards

Members of a City Council committee are pushing a resolution introduced last week that calls for the city's 59 community boards to adopt sweeping reforms, including term limits.


20 hrs ago |

Coney Island opening day

It was a great day to go for Coney Island opening day on April 13, 2014. The weather was beautiful and refreshing, and surprisingly enough, there were no crowds.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

'Wheel' experience for Staten Island couple on world's 2nd tallest in Singapore

Linda and Jerry Mulnick, Staten Island residents since 1977, had never been on a giant observation wheel until last month, when they took a spin on the 540-foot-tall Singapore Flyer while vacationing in Asia.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC New York

NY Directors Debut Films at Tribeca

Brian and Arielle star in "5 to 7," about their affair after work each night 5 to 7 p.m. in New York City.


The Village Voice

Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Lost in Coney Island High-Rise Fire, "Did Not Die in Vain"

On Monday morning, members of the NYPD filed quietly into the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn.


The Real Deal

From left: 125 Oceana Drive East and a rendering of toilet pods planned for Rockaway Beach

The city has extended the period for the public to comment on an environmental study for a proposed storm-proof bathroom near the Oceana condominiums in Brighton Beach.


Coney Island's Luna Park Opens for the Season

Luna Park's gates opened at noon, after a traditional egg cream christening of the Cyclone roller coaster by Alberto Zamperla, president of the group that owns and runs the park, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams .


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Grub Street

Platt: Debunking the Myth of Chinatown Restaurants

The food landscape in this ancient dining city is wreathed in endless myth and legend.


Coney Island amusement parks open for the season Sunday

The official opening Sunday morning started with the 29th annual "Blessing of the Rides" at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, followed by the annual egg-cream christening on the Cyclone roller-coaster in Luna Park.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mother of police officer Rosa Rodriguez, injured in Coney Island high-rise fire, speaks out

Officer Rodriguez was critically injured responding to a high-rise fire in Coney Island on Sunday.



Murder charge for teen in police officer's death

A 16-year-old boy has been indicted on a murder charge in the fire-related death of a veteran New York Police Department officer.


Sheepshead Bites

Weekend Subway Service Advisories: 4/11 - 4/14/2014

From 10:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Newkirk Plaza to Sheepshead Bay.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

CRIME: Two cops injured in Williamsburg fire

A pair of police officers were injured on Thursday afternoon when they ran into a burning building to save tenants, officials said.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Businesses Are Waiting for Sandy Aid, Too

At a City Council hearing Wednesday, John Grathwol, the deputy director for the Office of Management and Budget, said only seven businesses have been awarded a total of $2.4 million in grants and loans from the pool of Sandy federal aid that is administered by the city.



New Video: Ratking 'Canal'

Don't bitch about New York hip-hop if you haven't heard Ratking's new album, So It Goes , available today via Hot Charity/XL Records.


New York Post

Cop declared brain dead after blaze set by - bored teen'

The family of Officer Dennis Guerra wept today after the officer was declared brain dead.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ramapo subdues College of Staten Island baseball team, 3-1

Ramapo freshman left-hander Tyler Curto pitched a five-hitter as the Roadrunners defeated the College of Staten Island, 3-1, Tuesday in non-conference baseball.



NYPD to update training and policy on responding to fires

Speaking from the Police Academy's C Deck, where recruits perform and practice formation tactics, Commissioner Bill Bratton said that moving forward there will be a new focus for part of training to become an NYPD officer: responding to fires.


'Navigator' Program Launches; Skeptics 'Wait and See'

Angela Caceres, a 42-year-old home health aide from Coney Island, stood in Brooklyn Housing Court with a petition for eviction based on alleged nonpayment.


WNYC-AM New York

Enviros: Flood Maps Skipped 300,000 New Yorkers in Sandy's Path

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council puts a number, if not a face, to the idea that federal flood maps in effect when Sandy hit vastly underestimated the extent of likely flooding: 289,719.



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