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Woman struck and killed by train at Bay Parkway

October 2 | Todd Maisel

A woman was struck and killed Wednesday morning by a Manhattan-bound D train at Bay Parkway and 86th Street, police said. The incident is being investigated as a possible suicide; police said they believe there was no criminality involved. The identity and age of the victim were not immediately known, police said. The incident occurred […]

Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos, Bensonhurst grad, testifies against high-stakes testing

September 26 | Meaghan McGoldrick

During an emotional, five-hour City Council hearing on high-stakes testing, education advocates spoke out against the notion of “teaching to the test” and called on the city to help rebalance the scales of a school system that labels students like actor Anthony Ramos as underperforming. Ramos — the 27-year-old New Utrecht High School graduate who […]

City hall’s protected bike lane ‘green wave’ pedals past local foes

September 20 | Clifford Michel, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Sept. 20 by THE CITY. On Shore Parkway, it’s City Hall’s way — or the highway. The Department of Transportation recently began installing a protected bike lane along Shore Parkway, near Coney Island — the latest sign the agency intends to plow past community board opposition while racing to add […]

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