Donald Trump, state kill Jones Beach catering hall project

Donald Trump on the empty lot near the

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Donald Trump on the empty lot near the Central Mall flagpole on the Jones Beach boardwalk. (Sept. 14, 2011) (Credit: Newsday/Karen Wiles Stabile)

Donald Trump and state parks officials have killed the developer's proposed and controversial $24-million Jones Beach catering hall-restaurant because of extensive damage to the park from superstorm Sandy.

Trump and parks commissioner Rose Harvey said Wednesday that they agreed to cancel Trump on the Ocean because its design, including a full basement, no longer made sense on the beachfront...

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