December 30, 2008
A firefighter was rushed to Coney Island Hospital’s Trauma Center on Tuesday, Dec. 30, after a portion of a wall in a three-story building collapsed, resulting in an injury to his shoulder. The three-alarm fire occurred at 222 Kings Highway. Nine other firefighters and eight civilians were treated for minor injuries.
The fire began in a Collector’s Fantasy Store on the first floor. It was considered difficult to contain because of the strong wind gusts. – Norma Rodriguez
December 15, 2008
The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals on Tuesday gave the green light to Samuel Kahan, a developer, to go forward with a project that will plop a six-story, 25-unit building on the corner of a residential block.
December 10, 2008
Sheila Nelson, who had been battling cancer for years, died today at New York Community Hospital with the her husband by her side. She had been ill for a while and took a turn for the worse two days ago, when she battled double pneumonia. More later
November 27, 2008
Small Brooklyn businesses borrowed 38 percent less from banks as compared to last year, according to a study released last week by representatives Anthony Weiner and Nydia Velazquez. The Story HERE.
November 21, 2008
Community Board 15 says the Nostrand Avenue Starbucks that is set to open in January can provide visitors with a drive thru. During the same zoning hearing, the board also approved 3 homes for construction and killed one idea.