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Bay Ridge activist urges more help for city’s homeless

A Bay Ridge political activist whose homeless father died 12 years ago is urging residents to volunteer to help count the number of people living on the streets as part of a citywide project. … Full Article

March Against Hate to take place in Bay Ridge

Taking their inspiration from the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of Bay Ridge residents will hold a protest march in their community on Jan. 16, the federal holiday that celebrates the life and achievements of the great civil rights leader. … Full Article

Brooklyn-branch colleagues of Santander Bank volunteer at food pantry to help local communities

Santander Bank recently opened two new branches in Brooklyn — at 190 East 98th St. and the other is on 893 Flatbush Ave. Santander colleagues from the 190 East 98th St. branch recently volunteered at the food pantry at Holy Innocents Church, 279 E. … Full Article

Last NYC subway station to get cellphone service going live Monday at Clark Street in Brooklyn

Soon you'll be able to chat with friends — or answer your boss' call — on any subway platform in the city. The final subway station in New York City to be wired for cellphone service, Clark Street on the 2 and 3 line in Brooklyn Heights, is going live on Monday. … Full Article

Aftermath of LIRR Crash: Lawsuits begin

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train that crashed into a bumping block as it was entering Atlantic Terminal on Tuesday morning was traveling at more than twice the speed limit, according to National Transportation Safety Board investigator Ted Turpin. … Full Article

Hikind praises NYC DOT plan to install new speed bumps, enhanced crosswalks along 21st Ave.

State Assemblymember Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) praised Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) on Tuesday for its plan to install new speed bumps and enhanced crosswalks along 21st Avenue. … Full Article

Official: Brooklyn train derailment investigation could take days

It could take days before it is known why a Long Island Rail Road train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major transportation hub, injuring 100 people, federal transportation investigators said. … Full Article

Cuomo unveils $10 billion plan to improve Kennedy Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a $10 billion plan to transform the aging John F. Kennedy International Airport into a world-class hub with easy access. The Democrat told a gathering of the Association for a Better New York on Wednesday that JFK lags far behind modern overseas airports. … Full Article

More than 100 injured after LIRR train crashes at Atlantic Terminal

More than 100 people were injured on Tuesday around 8:20 a.m. when a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train crashed into a bumping block as it was coming into Atlantic Terminal. … Full Article

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