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The cleanup volunteers. Eagle photo by Victor Porcelli

East Flatbush residents want more action on semi-cleaned dump site

July 5 | Victor Porcelli

Community members who recently pushed the Department of Sanitation to clean an East Flatbush dump site are now asking city and state officials to help finish the job. The stretch of Farragut Road from Utica Avenue to Kings Highway — which has been a trash-filled car graveyard for decades, according to locals — was cleaned […]

Farah Louis wins City Council primary

June 26 | Paula Katinas

Helped by an 11th hour endorsement from Mayor Bill de Blasio, Brooklyn Councilmember Farah Louis easily won the Democratic primary in her Central Brooklyn council district Tuesday night, earning more than 50 percent of the total votes cast. “WE DID IT!” Louis tweeted to her supporters after her big victory in the primary in the […]

The site, replete with trash. Photo courtesy of Hercules Reid

East Flatbush dump site cleaned after community complaints

June 18 | Victor Porcelli

An infamous East Flatbush dump site got some more-than-needed attention from the Department of Sanitation on Tuesday at the urging of local activists. Trucks from the city agency loaded garbage and towed cars away from the stretch of Farragut Road from Utica Avenue to Kings Highway that has been a hotbed for dumping all sorts […]

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