Friday, January 6, 2017

Toxic PCB Lighting Fixtures Removed from NYC Schools; Brooklyn Food and Beer Festival; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Good news for kids: Thousands of PCB-contaminated lighting fixtures finally yanked out of NYC schools. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Brooklyn train was speeding before crash, say U.S. investigators. [Reuters]

Clear video shows two guys jumping a woman on 16th Ave. in Borough Park on Dec. 27. [Daily News]

- Muslim teen tracks down a guy who assaulted an Orthodox Jewish woman on a Q subway train. [CBS]

- Get ready for the first-ever Best of Brooklyn Food and Beer Festival. [Time Out]

- Meet Brooklyn's WBO Women's Junior Featherweight world champion Amanda Serrano and her sister WBO Women's Featherweight champion Cindy Serrano, the first sisters to concurrently hold world titles. VIDEO. [Fox5]

- Somebody at Yahoo Finance misspelled a tweet.  Big time. [Mercury News]

- Less shrinkage: This is your aging brain on the Mediterranean diet. [LA Times]

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