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Safety advocates to lead march from site of crash that killed 10-year-old

September 12 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Ten-year-old Enzo Farachio was killed on Tuesday while waiting for a bus in Midwood. Two days later, street safety advocates have planned a march in his memory — and in demand of change. Transportation Alternatives, a nonprofit transit advocacy group, will host “Brooklyn Weeps: A March for Safer Streets” on Thursday evening, starting at the […]

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 […]

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