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After years of demanding the Department of Transportation change Oriental Boulevard’s flashing yellow light to a full traffic light at Ocean Avenue, the community’s two civic groups and Councilman Michael Nelson  have convinced the agency to take another look at the intersection. Councilman Nelson announced yesterday that DOT’s Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Joseph Palmieri agreed to…


Four Kingsborough public safety officers have been awarded medals for their courageous response when tragedy struck on Oriental Boulevard and Falmouth Street last October. The four public safety officers, Tamara Bailey, Veronica Rodriquez, Mario Cintron, and Alfredo Rodriguez received medals at CUNY’S 2nd Annual Medal Award Recognition Ceremony on February 18. On the late afternoon…


One month after the tragic bus accident that killed a 4-year-old boy, Manhattan Beach’s civic organizations are grappling with outraged parents from P.S. 195. But as frustration mounts, the likeliest catalyst for change may not be the civic organizations that have worked for years for traffic safety, but from a lawsuit filed by the victim’s…