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Communities Create Wish Lists

Alexander Rapaport wants free Wi-Fi in more Brooklyn parks. Rachel Freier hopes to get medical kits for an all-female volunteer EMT corps. Other community members seek new bus shelters, pedestrian countdown clocks and improvements to a Jewish youth library.

Those were among the ideas presented during two public meetings last week in Borough Park that kicked off the second year of the city’s participatory budget program, which allows the public to propose and vote on ideas for neighborhood projects.

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