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Men pray at Masjid Al-Farooq during Eid al-Fitr in Downtown Brooklyn. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

Brooklyn Muslims shocked, angered by mosque massacre

March 15 | Paula Katinas

“We’re numb,” said Enas Almadhwahi, a member of the Arab-American Association of New York, reacting to the massacre in two New Zealand mosques on Friday. “If it can happen in a peaceful country like New Zealand, it can happen anywhere. This is a hate crime against Muslims,” Almadhwahi told the Brooklyn Eagle. Brooklyn Muslims reacted […]

Detective apprehends baby lamb after Gowanus Expressway adventure

March 13 | By Meaghan McGoldrick I Brooklyn Reporter

March is in like a lion, out like a lamb on the Gowanus Expressway, apparently. A baby lamb was rescued by an NYPD detective Wednesday morning after a brief adventure on the highway. Related: See our story about animals on the subway tracks. “I was standing outside of my car when a motorist drove up […]

An R train pulls into the 59th Street station. Eagle file photo.

Faster trains at 50 stations, says MTA

March 11 | Paula Katinas

The borough’s subway system is getting faster, according to MTA New York City Transit. The state authority issued a report on March 8 showing that since the late summer 2018, a committee overseeing the Save Safe Seconds Campaign approved faster speeds at 100 subway stations. To date, more than 50 subway stations have faster trains, according […]