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A 71-year-old man was rescued from a fire in this Fort Hamilton Parkway apartment building. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Tuesday morning Bay Ridge fire leaves one in critical condition

December 11 | By John Alexander and Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A 71-year-old man is reportedly in critical condition after a morning fire in a Bay Ridge apartment building. FDNY responded to the blaze on the fourth floor of 9524 Fort Hamilton Parkway on Tuesday morning at 9:46 a.m., according to an FDNY spokesperson. Responders from multiple FDNY ladder companies were present on the scene including […]

Members of the Riders Alliance began their hike on Fourth Avenue and 86th Street and walked nine blocks north to 77th Street to protest a proposed subway fare hike. Photo courtesy of Riders Alliance

Riders Alliance takes a hike to protest subway fare increase

December 10 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

They took a hike to protest the hike. Members of the transit advocacy group Riders Alliance came to Bay Ridge on Sunday and took a hike from the 86th Street R train station to 77th Street station to protest a proposal by the MTA to increase subway and bus fares in 2019. “As a Medicaid […]

Police look at the deadly accident that killed an off duty firefighter in Bay Ridge. Eagle photo by Mark Mellone

Off-duty firefighter and rapper dies in road rage attack

December 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A car accident on the Belt Parkway early Sunday morning turned into a suspected road rage incident that left an off-duty firefighter dead on the roadway in Bay Ridge, police said. Faizal Coto was found dead next to his 2008 Ford Mustang on the right shoulder of the Bay 8th Street and Shore Parkway exit. […]