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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

New 4 Train Study Could Mean Subway Line Extension For Utica Avenue

CROWN HEIGHTS — Tired of catching the B46 down Utica Avenue? The Brooklyn Borough President's office and a group of NYU students want to hear your thoughts on how extending the number 4 train, south along...

Man Struck By Train Believed To Be City Worker

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - An unidentified city worker is believed to have jumped in front of a Queens-bound C train entering the station at Fulton Street and Utica Avenue this morning, police said. Witnesses said it...

Mayor Enlists Panel Of Experts To Evaluate BQE Repairs

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Ahead of Wednesday night's BQE Town Hall hosted by the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and A Better Way NYC, Mayor de Blasio announced that a panel of experts has been assembled...

DOT Bike Lane Proposal Would Add Bay Ridge’s First Protected Cycling Lanes

BAY RIDGE - A representative from the Department of Transportation presented Community Board 10 it’s plan for a series of safety upgrades to 7th Avenue between 67th Street and 79th Street on Monday night,...

Local Groups Organize BQE Town Hall, Wed. April 3

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and A Better Way NYC are hosting a town hall on Wednesday (April 3) to give city officials the clear-cut message that they oppose NYC Department of...

Another Pedestrian Hit At Ocean Parkway And Church Avenue, CB12 Oppose Proposed Traffic Improvements

KENSINGTON - Another pedestrian crossing Ocean Parkway was hit by a turning vehicle at the dangerous intersection on the north side of Church Avenue. Neighbors on a passing city bus informed us on Monday, March 25, 2019 that...

Watch Out For Falling Objects: MTA Begins Clearing Underside of Elevated D line

BATH BEACH/BENSONHURST/BORO PARK - MTA workers began cleaning the undersides of the elevated D train line starting from Stillwell Avenue in Bath Beach and expected to go the entire length of the track as...

Mom Of Toddler Hit By Car Demands Answers

BENSONHURST/GRAVESEND - Stephanie Mansfield has three kids; a six-year-old, a four-year-old, and a three-year-old. Last week, her youngest was hit by a car. Three-year-old Jean Jacques was crossing the street with his class. There were...

Massive $62 Million Bergen Beach Street Rebuilding Begins

BERGEN BEACH - Work began today on a $62 million project to fix the streets in Bergen Beach. The project, which is being managed by the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), NYC...

A Toddler Was Hit By A Car in Bensonhurst. At First, The NYPD Said...

BENSONHURST - A three-year-old child and a 42-year-old woman were crossing the street when a car making a left turn struck them both in a school zone, landing them in nearby hospitals on March...

Comptroller Proposes Truck-Only BQE Fix With Two-Mile Park

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS/CARROLL GARDENS/COBBLE HILL - NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer recently presented to NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) his office's proposal for the BQE rehabilitation project, recommending a "scaled down triple-cantilever rebuild" that would save...

Tensions Run High Over Proposed Middle School in District 20

BAY RIDGE - About 50 residents of Community Board 10 (CB10) gathered last night at Bay Ridge’s PS 264 auditorium for a presentation of a middle school to be built in school District 20 (D20)....

Woman Flashed On R Train, Teen Boy Kissed And Groped On B Train Platform

BARCLAYS CENTER/SUNSET PARK - Police are looking for the man seen in the below video in connection to a forcible touching incident that occurred at the Atlantic Avenue/Barclays Center subway station earlier this year. At...

Would 750 Speed Cameras Help? Gounardes Sponsors Speed Camera Bill

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is making good on his word to increase pedestrian safety by introducing legislation on Thursday that could add speed cameras to 750 New York City school zones. The legislation submitted Thursday could...

Candlelight Vigil Remembers Cyclist, But Also Seeks Justice And Safety

WILLIAMSBURG - “A ray of sunshine in a dark world.” That was the message at a memorial gathering of tearful bike messengers from throughout the city on Broadway near Marcy Avenue in Williamsburg. They...
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