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Speed the F up: Express F train service coming this September

July 10 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Limited express train service is coming to the F line this fall, the MTA announced Tuesday. Starting this September, two peak-hour Manhattan-bound F trains will run express from Church Avenue to Jay Street-Metrotech between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. A pair of peak-hour Coney Island-bound trains will do the same between 5 p.m. and 5:40 […]

Borough Park. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

The neighborhoods where Brooklynites live the longest — and the shortest

July 8 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Residents of Borough Park live longer, on average, than most New Yorkers, while people who live in Brownsville live more than half a decade less, according to recently released Community Health Profiles from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The average life expectancy for New York City is 81.2 years, according […]

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson speaks at a press conference about the sharp rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York in 2019. Eagle photo by Noah Goldberg

Hate crime prevention office underfunded, councilmembers say

May 20 | Noah Goldberg

City councilmembers and Jewish community leaders gathered in Williamsburg Monday to address the sharp spike in anti-Semitic incidents in the city this year, and to call on the mayor to fully fund a new office that seeks to prevent hate crimes. The Office of Hate Crime Prevention, created by the City Council in January, will […]

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