Askunim Express Appreciation to Mayor Adams for Being There for the Community

by M.C. MillmanMayor Eric Adams was presented with an appreciation award last night at the home of Rav Moshe Wolfson, Rav of Emunas Yisroel in Boro.... read more

NY City Council Approves Bill Allowing Comparision Shopping of Hospital Procedures

Mindy CohenNew Yorkers will soon be able to select hospital services based on what the hospitals charge now that the City Council has passed a bill.... read more

NYC Helicopters to Spray Pesticides to Prevent Mosquitos Today, Despite Air Quality

By Yehudit GarmaiseNYC helicopters will be swirling overhead from 6am to 7pm: this Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, and then again on Monday, June.... read more

Many City Agencies and Public Spaces Closed or Curtailed Due to Poor Air Quality

YS Gold The ongoing air-quality concerns have introduced some eerie parallels to the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many city.... read more

The NYC Smog That Killed Hundreds in the 1960s

M.C. MillmanOn Wednesday, June 7, NYC's Health Commissioner referred to the 1966 New York City smog saying: "For a time, yesterday was the worst air.... read more

BREAKING: Two Car Accident Results in Fatality on Ocean Parkway

By: BoroPark24 StaffA two-vehicle accident this evening on Avenue M and Ocean Parkway tragically resulted in the death of a pedestrian who was hit by.... read more

Popular Artificial Sweetener May be Linked to DNA Damage

M.C. MillmanWidely known by its brand name Splenda, the artificial sweetener sucralose showed some damaging impact on tissue when studied in the.... read more

Reduced Visibility From Wildfires Impacting Air Travel

M.C. MillmanThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a ground stop for flights bound for LaGuardia Airport today due to low visibility from.... read more

Two Veteran Pols Enter Presidential Race on Republican Ticket

YS GoldAs we inch closer to the first Republican primaries, two well-known politicians have entered the race this week.After filing paperwork.... read more

NY Health Officials Advise New Yorkers to Stay Indoors as Air Quality Worsens

By Yehudit GarmaiseAs an orange haze and a smoky smell continue to descend from 70 wildfires that are raging in Quebec, Canada, the New York State.... read more

Thousands attend Historic Shiur in Boro Park by Slabodka Rosh YeShiva Harav Dov Landau Shlit”a

A large crowd of alumni of Yeshivas Slabodka in Bnei Brak and the Borough Park community at large  gathered on Monday, for a special shiur.... read more

UPS Employees Begin Vote on Potential Strike, Could Heavily Impact Economy

YS Gold This week, the UPS Teamsters Union is beginning a vote on whether to strike if the contract negotiations don’t go their way for.... read more

NYPD Commences Extensive Search for Car Burglary Suspect After he Escapes Cops

YS Gold A manhunt is underway after a suspect crashed a stolen vehicle on Ocean Parkway's service road. The incident began when an NYPD.... read more

Lelover Rebbe will Visit America for Family Simcha

YS GoldThe Lelover Rebbe of Bnei Brak, Rav Aaron Biderman, shlit”a, has arrived in America for the simcha in his family. The Rebbe landed in JFK.... read more

NYC Rolls Out First new ‘Health Vending Machine’

by YS Gold A health vending machine debuted in New York City, and may be coming to a neighborhood near you if the pilot is deemed.... read more

Within Months: MTA to Start Building Protective Barriers Between Commuters and Tracks on Subway Platforms

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will soon launch a $100 million construction project to build protective barriers.... read more

Slabodka Rosh Yeshiva Will Reunite with Talmidim in Boro Park

YS GoldThe Slabodka Yeshiva in Bnei Brak has long been a destination for American Bachurim, including many from chassidishe circles. Many talmidim.... read more

Brooklyn Bridge Repairs Progressing

Mindy CohnAfter four years of an extensive exterior and interior maintenance project, the Brooklyn Bridge - an iconic symbol of New York has about.... read more