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Coney Island »

City Lifts No-Swim Advisory at Five Public Beaches

A day after finding the water had high levels of contamination, officials lifted the warning Thursday.

Coney Island »

No-Swim Advisory Issued for 5 Public Beaches Amid High Contamination

Coney Island, Manhattan Beach, Midland Beach, South Beach and Cedar Grove are all under an advisory.

South Beach »

Amusement Park Coming to Staten Island This Summer

The new attraction was announced at the official opening ceremony of Staten Island's beaches.

Midland Beach »

Living in Damaged Homes is the New Normal for Some Sandy Victims

Ken Ebel, 63, has been living in an unheated Sandy damaged bungalow as he struggles to rebuild his home.

New York City »

Rockaways, Staten Island to Host Parks Honoring Sandy Hook Children

In a move linking two of 2012's tragedies, areas ruined by Hurricane Sandy will honor Sandy Hook victims.

Port Richmond »

Charges Dropped Against Cop Accused of Gunpoint Rape on Staten Island

Charges were dropped against NYPD officer Arthur Roldan, who was accused of raping his ex-girlfriend.

Rockaway Beach »

New York City to Demolish at Least 200 Homes in Wake of Sandy

Some 500 additional homes may be razed in the wake of the monster storm.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Man Found Dead in Home

It was unclear if the fatality was related to Hurricane Sandy or power outages, police said.

New Dorp Beach »

Staten Islanders Fear Red DOB Placards Mean Loss of Their Homes

Residents of hard hit areas said they weren't sure if the red DOB placards were a demolition order.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Residents Fear Looting as Hurricane Sandy Clean Up Continues

As they pick up the pieces of their destroyed homes, residents protect their houses from looting, too.

Midland Beach »

In Staten Island, Beachfront Communities Resemble War Zones

Staten Island looked like a disaster zone after Sandy as locals clean up what is left of their homes.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Russian Fest Organizers Say 'Discrimination' Killed Event

A radio station cancelled their planned Russian Festival after the local community voiced opposition.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Residents Join Police for National Night Out

Residents got to chance to meet with police officers, fire fighters and local politicians.

Midland Beach »

Sand Castle Sculptor Hosts Beach Competition on Staten Island

The contest will raise money for a National Lighthouse Museum on Staten Island.

South Beach »

Best Cycle Paths to Explore Staten Island

Staten Island has many public bike paths separated from traffic for bicylists and runners.

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