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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 […]

Ana Karen Porras, 13, daughter of María del Carmen Porras Hernández. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Family of pedestrian killed at dangerous Church Avenue intersection demand city action

August 9 | Paul Frangipane and Kelly Mena

The family and friends of a single mother who was fatally struck by a car one month ago gathered Thursday night where she was killed, calling on the city to fix the traffic-cluttered intersection before another death occurs. María del Carmen Porras Hernández, 49, was crossing an intersection on July 8 when she was hit […]

A cure for the common breakfast in Kensington

August 7 | Carina Koeppicus

You step off the F/G line at Church Avenue in Brooklyn. Low buildings stretch across a landscape dotted with fruit stands selling highly specific ingredients for everything from Bangladeshi to Mexican cuisines, and the least common language you’ll hear on the street is English. Walk a few feet from the corner of Church and Macdonald […]

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