Coney Island Reconstruction: Sector B

New York City Councilmember Domenic Recchia, who represents Coney Island and surrounding neighborhoods, updates host Randy Peers on the progress made since the hurricane. Ligia Guallpa of the Worker’s Justice Project joins them to talk about what the rebuilding boom has meant to day laborers in the area. For more information about Domenic Recchia visit,… and for more information about the Worker’s Justice Project visit,

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 65. Original air date: 1/16/2013.

FEMA & Medical Equipment: Healthbeat Brooklyn

After Sandy, hospitals and clinics were shut down, and patients had to travel long distances to see a doctor. Many Brooklyn doctors also lost equipment worth thousands, if not hundreds of thousands. FEMA — and one Bay Ridge physician in particular — are trying to help. For more information about FEMA , visit or for more information about the Eye& Ear Institute visit, or for more information about or for more information about Afya Foundation, visit

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 70. Original airdate 01/08/2013.

HS Of Sports Management & Sandy Recovery: In The Zone

This feature story is about the High School Of Sports Management participation in the Sandy Storm Recovery effort in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, NY.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s In The Zone, episode 110. Original air date: 2/9/2013.

Volunteering in Brooklyn after Sandy

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Young adults from St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, VA headed to New York after Hurricane Sandy to help with relief efforts in Coney Island and Canarsie.

Stephen Hoffman Photographs Coney Island

From YouTube user: BKIndependentTV

The last time we visited documentary photographer Stephen Hoffman on our program, “Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn”, he was chronicling life in Coney Island’s public housing projects. Post-Sandy, Stephen is back in Coney Island reconnecting with the people and the community with his camera in hand.

Can Coney Island’s Amusement Park Icons Be Saved?

From YouTube user: WSJDigitalNetwork

Coney Island Bands Together

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