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

Alternate Side Parking Rules Suspended April 1-4

Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended Thursday-Sunday, April 1-4 for Passover. All other regulations, including parking.... read more

New York State Lawmakers Pass Bill to Legalize Marijuana

By Yehudit Garmaise   Just hours after the New York state Senate passed a bill that would legalize marijuana and allow the licensing of.... read more

Mayor de Blasio Launches Spring Cleaning in New York City

By Yehudit Garmaise   Now that our homes are sparkling clean after weeks of preparing for Pesach, New York City is also turning its.... read more

COJO-SI With Shomrim Oversea Annual BreadBurning/Biur Chometz

As each Passover season is commemorated, those of the Jewish faith mark the Annual Bread Burning or Biur Chometz, a tradition organized by the Staten.... read more

Living Legacy: Posek Hador, Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner, zt”l, ba’al Shevet Halevi

For many of us, Chol Hamo’ed Pesach brings to mind the enormous levaya of the Posek Hador, which took place six years ago. Hamo’or hagodol, the.... read more

Before Heading Out for Chol Hamoed: Take Photos of Each Child and Attach Identifying Tags

   After a three-day Yom Tov, everyone is ready for outings, but before you pack snacks and head out, please remember to take individual.... read more

BDE: Reb Shamshon Rubinfeld, z”l

 We are saddened to inform the community of the sudden petira of Reb Shamshon Rubinfeld, z”l, who was 68 years old.    On Friday.... read more