Cuomo and NY Lawmakers Miss Budget Deadline to Debate Taxing Millionaires

    After debating whether to raise taxes on millionaires, the New York state legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo missed a April 1 deadline.... read more

Serifas Chumetz around Boro Park

Photos by: Avrumi Blum.... read more

NYPD Hate Crime Task Force Investigates Knife Attack on Belgian Jewish Family

By Yehudit Garmaise  The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the knife attack of a 23-year old Belgian Yid, his wife, and his 1-year-old.... read more

Last Days of Pesach to See a Return of Cold, No Rain

Boro Park - The last days of Pesach will see winter heaving its last gasps.No rain is in the forecast for the next few days, says weather enthusiast.... read more

CDC Allows Travel for Fully Vaccinated Americans

  Domestic and international travel is now safe for Americans who wait two weeks after their second shot of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, or.... read more

NYPD Instructed to Ignore Public Marijuana Use, Not to Search Users’ Cars, Which Often Have Guns

by Yehudit Garmaise     After Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that legalized the “recreational use,” sale, and growth.... read more

Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Hospitalized with Kidney Stone

   Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang has been hospitalized with apparent kidney stones, after he was rushed to an emergency room because he was.... read more

BDE: Reb Avrohom Froschowitz, A'H

    We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Reb Avrohom Froschowitz, a”h, who was 94 years old.     .... read more

Car Catches Fire, Partially Spreads to House on 17th Avenue

Boro Park - A parked car burst into flames on Thursday afternoon, partially spreading to a nearby house before firefighters extinguished it.The car.... read more

Verizon to Shut Down 3G network on Dec. 31, 2022, Other Networks Plan to Do So As Well

    As 99% of  Verizon’s customers have moved to 4G and 5G networks, the company announced today that the days of 3G are.... read more

Cuomo Reassures that New York’s Vaccine Supply will not be Affected by Johnson & Johnson’s 15 million Ruined Shots

By Yehudit Garmaise  After workers at a several weeks ago accidentally mixed up the ingredients for Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation and.... read more

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Revises Visiting Hours and Guidelines

     During what we all hope is the last stage of the COVID pandemic, NewYork-Presbyterian encourages visitors to remain connected to.... read more

BDE: Levaya of Mrs. Chaya Malka Schwartz, a”h.

We are saddened to inform you of the petirah of Mrs. Schwartz, a”h, a pillar of the Bobover community. The nifteres was known as an exemplary.... read more

Belgian Family Visiting for Pesach Stabbed in Battery Park Today

By Yehudit Garmaise Today at 5:30pm, a Boro Park man and his friend from Israel were taking a Chol Hamoed walk in Manhattan, which is quite.... read more

New Yorkers More Willing to Take Vaccine, Mayor Increases Efforts to Fight Disinformation

By Yehudit Garmaise   More than 4 million residents of New York City have been vaccinated, and those who have not yet gotten their shots.... read more

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill into Law to Legalize Marijuana, Mayor De Blasio Very Pleased

 by Yehudit Garmaise   After both houses of the New York legislature passed a bill to legalize marijuana last night, today, Gov..... read more

Memory Lane: Pesach with the Bobover Rav, Zy”a

“Today, my dear Naftulche, "we are two bodies. And tomorrow we will be two neshamos. As you make this loftiest sacrifice that a Yid can possibly.... read more

Pfizer’s Vaccine Safe for Children as Young as 12

   After Pfizer reported that its COVID vaccine is 100% effective is 12 to 15 years old, in the coming weeks, the pharmaceutical company.... read more