Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] SEA GATE – A 50-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.
Former Assemblymember Pamela Harris pleaded guilty to fraud and witness tampering this week (Photo by Alex Ellefson/Sheepshead Bite)Former 46th District Assemblymember Pamela Harris, who resigned earlier this year, pleaded guilty yesterday to charges of fraud and witness tampering, admitting to defrauding government agencies like FEMA out of tens
Senator Chuck Schumer speaking during the announcement of the completion of the Sea Gate Reach project. (Photo provided by Senator Chuck Schumer’s office)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday the completion of a $28 million resiliency project to restore Coney Island’s beaches, prevent erosion and
From left to right: Sergeant Frederick Manney, Officer Nuchem Schwartz, Cadet Elijah Satos. Shloime Kohn of Williamsburg is on the far right. (Photo: Erica Sherman / Brooklyn BP’s Office)Borough President Eric Adams on Thursday honored members of the Sea Gate Police Department who rescued a choking newborn earlier this
Sewage backflow inside a Lake Avenue bungalow. (Photo: Melissa Haggerty / NY Rising [http://stormrecovery.ny.gov/sites/default/files/crp/community/documents/gerritsenbeach_sheepsheadbay_nyrcr_plan.pdf] )When Superstorm Sandy’s record-setting 13-foot surge rolled into southern Brooklyn, it overwhelmed the city’s aging sewer infrastructure [/deutsch-wants-a-solution-to-sewage-back-ups-after-storms/]. Millions of gallons
Courtesy of Councilman Mark Treyger’s OfficeEven the threat of Hurricane Joaquin [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2015/10/hurricane-joaquin-or-not-its-good-to-be-prepared/#.Vg6_n2RViko] won’t stop these volunteers. Clad in rain ponchos, Councilman Mark Treyger and State Assembly hopeful Pamela Harris [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2015/09/pamela-harris-wins-democratic-nomination-for-brook-krasnys-assembly-seat/] joined a group from
Photo by sarahbelle1 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/3442747012/] /FlickrAfter eight, long, leaderless months, Community Board [CB] 13 is looking to hire a new district manager. The community board — which handles municipal issues in Coney Island, Seagate, as well as parts of Brighton Beach, Gravesend, and Bensonhurst — will be
Courtesy of the United States Coast GuardLate in the 19th century, Congress approved the construction of a lighthouse [http://www.uscg.mil/d1/antNewYork/lighthouses/ConeyIsland.asp] on the western end of Coney Island. The still-standing 124-year-old beacon has become the subject of a mini-documentary that aired last week on