Latest Press Release From The Mayor’s Office


We are responding to a heavy volume of calls asking what to do. Please understand, we are not privileged to any information before you. We are monitoring our TV set like everyone else should do for further developments. Coney Island has been issued a mandatory evacuation order by the city to higher grounds. It is recommended that you move in-land to family or friends while Hurricane Irene passes through.

You were given evacuation centers to go to,they are posted on the entrance doors and in all elevator enclosures, but these centers will be over crowded to say the least. If any ones knows of neighbors that will have difficulties leaving, it has been advised that you call 311 for assistance. 

Below link is from Mayor Mikes briefing earlier in the day.