BDE: Mrs. Shifra Yocheved Friedman, a”h

We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Mrs. Shifra Yocheved Friedman, a”h, who was 62.      Mrs. Friedman, is.... read more

President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation After Violent Protests at US Capitol

President Donald Trump today spoke to the nation via a video released on Twitter regarding the violent, deadly protests at the US Capitol in.... read more

COVID Positivity Rate Decreased, while NYC Continues to Vaccinate

By Yehudit Garmaise  One hopeful thought is that the COVID-positivity rate is going down, while the number of New Yorkers who are vaccinated is.... read more

BDE: Reb Avroham Friedman, Z"L

 We are saddened to inform the community of the petira Reb Avroham Friedman, a”h, who was 96.  Reb Friedman, who was born in.... read more

President-Elect Biden’s Victory Certified, After Mob Storms Capitol

By Yehudit Garmaise    Early this morning, Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory after being delayed for.... read more

NYPD Reports a 97% Increase in Shootings in 2020, but Claims Overall Crime Rate of was Low

By Yehudit Garmaise   Despite significant spikes in homicides, shootings, burglaries and car thefts in New York City in 2020, the NYPD.... read more

Biden Chooses Boro Park Woman to Serve as Dep. National Security Adviser for Cybersecurity

By Yehudit Garmaise      Anne “Chani” Neuberger, a frum Jew, who not only grew up speaking Yiddish at home in Boro Park, but.... read more

New York Fails to Deliver for Out-of-Work Uber and Lyft Drivers

By Yehudit Garmaise    Although New York state had promised unemployment payments to Uber and Lyft during the COVID-19 pandemic, few.... read more

Chaos Ensues in The Capitol After President Trump Holds Rally to Dispute Election Results

By Yehudit Garmaise    Lawmakers were told to take shelter today when a showdown with guns drawn by both police and supporters of President.... read more

Exxon Gas Station Closed for Five Weeks, Zoom Food Station to Remain Open

  Boro Parkers who are used to filling up their tanks at the Exxon on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 44th Street will not be able to do so for five.... read more

Gov. Cuomo Expands Number of Frontline Workers who Can Get Vaccinated, Today: Home Health Care Workers and NYPD

By Yehudit Garmaise   Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made eligible for the vaccine a wider variety of frontline workers, such as home.... read more

Mega Millions and Powerball Jackpot Continue to Soar, Chances to Win Still Remain Very Low

By Yehudit Garmaise    Both the jackpots of the Mega Millions and the Powerball have soared to more than $400 million, but the odds of.... read more

Amid Republican Objections, U.S. Congress Meets Today to Certify Electoral College Results

By Yehudit Garmaise    Today, Congress will meet at 1pm to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory in the 2020.... read more

BDE: Reb Yisroel Leib Shtul, Z"L

   We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Reb Yisroel Leib Shtul, Z"L, who passed away on Tuesday evening. He was.... read more

BDE: Rav Shulem Oberlander, Z”L

     We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Rav Shulem Oberlander, Z”L, who was 73.     Rav.... read more

New York’s MTA to Debate Fare Hike, Again

By Yehudit Garmaise     In two and a half weeks, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will once again consider.... read more

Hatzalah Air Buys Four Air Ambulances that Take Flight

By Yehudit Garmaise     Hatzolah Air is the very first customer to buy four new vertical takeoff and landing (VOTL) CityHawk “air.... read more

Drivers Seen Passing Flashing Red Lights of School Bus

Two drivers were seen passing a school bus that has stopped on 18th Avenue to pickup children headed to school.Video shows the bus with its flashing.... read more