NYC Red Zones Remain Under Lockdown, Restaurants Can Start Charging COVID-19 Recovery Charge

New York City red zone restrictions will likely not be lifted anytime soon, Reporter Andrew Siff tweeted Sunday. Seff said, per city hall, that.... read more

Assemblyman Eichenstein: Gov Cuomo’s Rhetoric has Become Darker, ‘Stokes Embers of Anti-Semitism

  In a video sent to media outlets, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein addresses the “divisive discrimination” coming from the top in New York.... read more

NYC Sanitation Department Trains for Upcoming Snow Season

NYC Sanitation has begun snow training across the five boroughs, the department tweeted. The training began on October 4th and will continue for.... read more

Yom Tefilah Scheduled for Tuesday 11:30AM, Schools, Communities to Join by Phone

Amid an unprecedented closure of yeshivas and limiting shul attendance, a group of rabbanim in Boro Park held an emergency meeting Motzei Shabbos and.... read more

Man Riding Motorcycle Struck by Vehicle, Transported to Hospital with Head Injuries

A motorcycle driver was struck by a vehicle on 9th Avenue and 46th Street, causing head injuries.The motorcycle driver was reportedly transported to.... read more

BD"E Mrs. Basya Berkowitz A”H

We are saddened to inform of the petira of Mrs. Basya Berkowitz A”H, wife of R’ Yakov, who passed away at the age of 71 years.The Levaya will.... read more

Boro Park Rabbonim Approve Mass Yom Tefilla for Monday

Boro Park - Amid an unprecedented closure of yeshivas and limiting shul attendance, a group of rabbanim in Boro Park held an emergency meeting Motzei.... read more

Cuomo Tightens Focus to City Blocks to Determine Sources of COVID Outbreaks and Better Identify Where Restrictions are Needed

   Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have found a way to enforce restrictions not on entire neighborhoods or zones, but only on the people who live in.... read more

Fire Badly Damages House on 17th Avenue, No Injuries

Boro Park - A fire that broke out in a house minutes before the sonset of Shabbos caused heavy damage to the basement but its sole occupant made it.... read more

New York Resumes Plastic Bag Ban Monday

New York State plans on resuming its plastic bag ban Monday. The ban first went into effect on March 1st but wasn’t enforced due to a lawsuit.... read more

Child Care Centers in School Buildings Must Close Immediately, Says OCFS

    Today, the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has sent letters to childcare centers that are located in school buildings.... read more

Oldest Son of Glogov Rebbe Ztz”l to Become New Glogov Rebbe

At the Levaya of the Glogover Rebbe Ztz”l on Friday morning, the Spinka Rebbe Shlit”a announced that the oldest son will become the new Glogover.... read more

Gov. Cuomo’s Lawyer Says Population Density is a Factor In Determining Red, Orange, and Yellow Zones

   Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said that he merely used the percentages of COVID positivity rates to designate his red, orange, and.... read more

BD”E: HaRav Arya Leibish Yitzchak Rubin Zt"L, Glogover Rebbe

We are saddened to inform of the petira of HaRav Arya Leibish Yitzchok Rubin zt”l. Harav Rubin zt”l served as the Glogover Rebbe and menahl.... read more

Rabbis, Priests, and Parents Bring Fifth lawsuit against Gov. Cuomo’s Restrictions

   Late last night, rabbis from multiple shuls, Roman Catholic priests, and parents who send their children to yeshivas and Catholic.... read more

BDE: Reb Pinchas Birnhack Z"L

 We are saddened to inform of the petira of Reb Pinchas Birnhack z"l, who passed away at the age of 76. His Levaya will take place tonight.... read more

NYC Council Permanently Extends Outdoor Dining Program

The NYC Council has voted in favor of extending outdoor dining permanently. Outdoor dining over the summer was a huge success but continuing the.... read more

Cuomo Inexplicably Accuses A Segment of “Ultra-Orthodox Jews” as “Never Obeying Any of the COVID guidelines, Going Back to March”

      After pointing out recent outbreaks of COVID-19 that resulted from mass gatherings both at a bar in Broome Country and a.... read more