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10-year-old cyclist killed by man driving without license: police

October 7 | Noah Goldberg

A 10-year-old boy riding his bike in Kensington was struck and killed by a man driving a car without a license Saturday, according to police. Dalerjon Shahobiddinov was riding his bike through a crosswalk near the intersection of Seton Place and Foster Avenue — an area without bike lanes — when 29-year-old Victor Mejia tried […]

Explosion at Kensington home injures three

September 30 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Updated at 10:05 a.m., Tuesday Three people were injured — one seriously — after a reported home explosion in Kensington on Monday afternoon. The blaze broke out just before 1:30 p.m. after an explosion occurred on the first floor of 820 Friel Place, according to fire department officials, who said at around 2:40 p.m. that […]

City unveils new admissions process for middle and high schools

August 15 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined parents and educators at M.S. 890 in Kensington on Thursday to announce a new, simpler admissions process for the city’s public middle and high schools. The overhaul will simplify paperwork and do away with an entire second round of applications. Tazin Azad, parent association president […]

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