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Michael Hiller, Democratic candidate for New York's 9th Congressional district. Photo courtesy of Marco A. Gonzales Photography

Ditmas Park resident launches primary challenge to Rep. Clarke

September 30 | Kelly Mena

A Ditmas Park resident is looking to end a political dynasty in Central Brooklyn that has dominated Congress for more than a decade. Attorney Michael Hiller is running to oust U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke — the daughter of former City Council member Una S. T. Clarke, a political powerbroker among Brooklyn’s black and Caribbean communities. […]

Safety advocates to lead march from site of crash that killed 10-year-old

September 12 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Ten-year-old Enzo Farachio was killed on Tuesday while waiting for a bus in Midwood. Two days later, street safety advocates have planned a march in his memory — and in demand of change. Transportation Alternatives, a nonprofit transit advocacy group, will host “Brooklyn Weeps: A March for Safer Streets” on Thursday evening, starting at the […]

Cyclists hold memorial ride and die-in in honor of biker killed in Midwood

August 26 | Jimin Kim

Hundreds of cyclists rode from Prospect Park to Midwood on Sunday in a commemorative bike ride for Jose Alzorriz, who was killed in a car crash on Aug. 11 while waiting on his bike at a red light on Coney Island Avenue. Friends, family members, local politicians and street-safety advocates met at Bartel-Pritchard Square at […]

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