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Tragic consequences of pedestrian deaths still problem for city, despite decreases

February 21 | Daniel Cody

FLATBUSH – Aracely Courtenay, a notable pastor and mother of three, was struck and killed in Flatbush over the weekend, according to the NYPD. The fifty-year-old neighborhood figure was trying to cross East 21st Street in Flatbush just before 7 p.m. on Saturday when she stepped into a divot in the concrete and tripped onto […]

Brooklyn native competes in Wheel of Fortune

February 4 | Jaime DeJesus

She’d like to solve the puzzle. A Brooklyn native competed in one of the most popular television game shows in history, “Wheel of Fortune.” Born and raised in Brooklyn, Amanda Gordon, 31, from Flatbush was featured in an episode on Monday, Jan. 31 as part of the show’s “Celebrating the Local Flavor of The Big […]

How a Flatbush kid became the radio voice of the Alabama Crimson Tide

December 4 | Andy Furman Special to the Brooklyn Eagle

Talk about going against the grain. He did. And he’s still at it. Eli Gold, who lived at 165 East 19th St. – between Beverly and Cortelyou – one block off Flatbush – made the move and hasn’t looked back since 1989. That’s when he became the radio voice for the University of Alabama Crimson […]

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