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Canarsie residents contest exclusion of local pier from NYC Ferry expansion, again

January 15 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Canarsie residents are speaking out since Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that the city will create a ferry stop in Coney Island, but not at the Canarsie Pier. According to the Brooklyn Paper, residents of the neighborhood who rallied alongside dwellers of the People’s Playground for its fair share of the city’s NYC […]

Photo by David von Diemar

Possible food allergy linked to 11-year-old’s death

January 2 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A serious food allergy is being investigated as the cause of death for an 11-year-old Canarsie boy. On New Year’s Day, police were called to a home on East 82nd Street where Camron Jean-Pierre was found unconscious and unresponsive. When the boy was taken to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, he was pronounced dead. Jean-Pierre’s […]

After an FBI agent was shot in Canarsie, the car that the suspect was in was found in the parking lot of Kingsbrook Hospital. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Alleged Crips member charged with attempted murder of FBI agent

December 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  A Brooklyn couple was federally charged on Monday in connection to an FBI agent who was shot in Canarsie on Saturday afternoon. Ronell Watson was held without bail in Brooklyn Federal Court for attempting to murder the special agent near the corner of East 92nd Street and Avenue N. Watson, 31, an alleged member […]