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Developer Under Fire For Late-Night Construction At Site Of 40-Story Tower
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Developer Under Fire For Late-Night Construction At Site Of 40-Story Tower

Construction around the Trump Village Shopping Center. (Photo: Chris McCreight) Neighbors are crying foul about construction taking place at the site of the 40-story tower [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2015/08/new-renderings-reveal-coney-islands-glass-tower-will-be-taller-than-expected/] to be built over the Trump Village Shopping Center — flagging the developer for working after-hours, violating lease terms,

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Conservationists Say Plan To Eliminate Sheepshead Bay’s Swans Is Based On ‘Weak’ Science

Swans, geese, and ducks in Sheepshead Bay. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Sheepshead Bay’s swans have long been a target for extermination [/and-now-they-want-to-murder-sheepshead-bays-swans/] by the state. But a growing body of prominent environmentalists and conservationists say the evidence against these snow-white waterfowl – an indelible part of the neighborhood’s

Residents Demand Answers From Developers Of Proposed 40-Story Tower At Trump Village Shopping Center
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Residents Demand Answers From Developers Of Proposed 40-Story Tower At Trump Village Shopping Center

Renderings of the proposed tower. (Photo by Neal Storman)Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2015/01/massive-40-story-tower-proposed-brighton-coney-border-public-meeting-scheduled-wednesday/] is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School

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Treyger To Host Public Forum With DEP In Response To Coney Island Flooding, Concerns Over Sewer Spillage

The sediment-filled waste coming out of a covered sewer overflow pipe. (Source: Pete Castro)Event flier. Click to enlarge.We broke the story last week about neighbors’ concerns over potentially toxic runoff from a Department of Environmental Protection operation to clean out the sewers in Coney Island [/locals-say-toxic-sludge-spilling-coney-island-creek-city-clears-clogged-sewers/] . Now Councilman

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Authorities Failing To Notify Public Of Sewage Plant Spills, Despite New Law

Photo by PayPaulWhen it comes to sewage spilling into our waterways, people might not really want to know – but they should. The New York Daily News is reporting [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/adequate-public-notice-sewage-spills-new-york-waterways-lacking-study-article-1.1411231] that while sewage plant operators are required to report spills to health authorities right away,

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