Water main break fixed in Hamilton Beach after long wait


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

A continuous stream of water has been flowing onto one Hamilton Beach street for over six days due to a water main break, causing flooding along the thoroughfare that turns into sheets of ice when temperatures dip below freezing.

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Hamilton Beach Boardwalk has gone unplowed this winter, angering residents


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

The boardwalk in Hamilton Beach was rebuilt last year to make for an easier commute for residents traveling to the A train station in Coleman Square. But this winter it has been anything but easy to travel on the boardwalk as ice and snow accumulation has made it virtually unwalkable.

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Sandy vigil held in Hamilton Beach to mark two-year anniversary


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

On the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Hamilton Beach came together for a candle light vigil to support those who are still displaced and give thanks to all those who helped during the harsh times.

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New Hamilton Beach playground has its grand opening ceremony


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

It was a fun-filled day for the residents of Hamilton Beach on Sunday, as the neighborhood’s brand-new playground was officially opened to the public.

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Residents clean up graffiti-stricken bridge in Hamilton Beach


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

Graffiti has been a problem in Hamilton Beach for decades, creating eyesores all around the neighborhood. And the bridge that connects Hamilton Beach to Old Howard Beach over Hawtree Creek, known to residents as the “blue bridge,” is one of the most notorious spots for defacement.

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Street name mishaps in Hamilton Beach cause serious problems for residents


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Salvatore Licata

Hamilton Beach — where the streets have two names. While it sounds like a U2 spoof, the dually-named streets make it difficult for people to find addresses but more importantly, cause serious problems for first-responders heading toward emergency scenes.

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Hamilton Beach street in disrepair, ignored by city, locals say


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

Hamilton Beach residents are furious that smooth streets in nearby Howard Beach are being repaved while, they say, the main artery into their tiny enclave has been ignored for years.

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