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Poly Prep students demand changes to combat racism

January 23 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A video depicting two female Poly Prep Country Day School students making animal noises and jumping around in blackface went viral over the weekend, putting a spotlight on race relations inside the elite private school in Dyker Heights. The New York Daily News, which broke the story of the video, reported that the two students […]

South Brooklyn police vow crackdown on reckless drivers

January 23 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In response to alarm bells raised by lawmakers and community leaders over the high number of car crashes taking place on the streets of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, NYPD will be assigning more cops to crack down on reckless drivers in the area, officials confirmed this week. “You spoke. We listened,” wrote Capt. Robert […]

Bay Ridge officials search for answers as car crash stats explode

January 18 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The unusually high number of car crashes in Southwest Brooklyn is starting to get some serious attention from city officials. In the wake of the revelation that 17 car accidents took place in the course of just a single day, Jan. 14, Councilmember Justin Brannan and Community Board 10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann unearthed even […]