Crime Surges 38% in January, NYC Anxiously Awaits Mayor’s Promised Public Safety

By Yehudit Garmaise

Mayor Eric Adams, last week, laid out a comprehensive, wide-ranging, and ambitious plan that seeks to solve many of.... read more

Gov. Hochul Asks Insurance Companies to Pay for Vaccination Consultations, Incentives, and Rewards

By Yehudit Garmaise

Gov. Kathy Hochul said this morning that one way to increase childhood vaccination rates, “which are nowhere near.... read more

WATCH: Legender Bobover Chossid, Reb Nissen Laser, z"l, Relives his Holocaust Experiences with Heshy Rubinstein

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Beyond the Candy Bar: How Nosher’s Delight has been Sweetening the Days of Boro Parkers for Close to Half-a-Century

By: Yehuda Alter

Forty five years ago, when Boro Park was a very different place—certainly.... read more

Boro Park’s Assembly District to Expand Under New Proposed Redistricting Maps

Assembly District 48, which encompasses most of Boro Park and parts of Midwood, is set to expand under new redistricting maps released by the New.... read more

Mayor Adams Considers Plant-Based Diets for Healthier School Lunch Options

By Yehudit Garmaise

Mayor Eric Adams said New Yorkers should not just re-consider their over-reliance on fossil fuels, but their.... read more

Mayor Eric Adams Meets with NYC’s Five District Attorneys to Work Together to Fight Gun Violence

By Yehudit Garmaise

Mayor Eric Adams held today at City Hall the first of what will be regular meetings among all five NYC district.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Gittel Knoll, a”h

BY: Boropark24 staff 

We are saddened to inform you of Mrs. Knoll, a beloved personality in Boro Park. She was a month shy of her.... read more

More than 200 NYC Leaders Pen Open Letter to Mayor to Support his Plans to End Gun Violence

By Yehudit Garmaise

One week after Mayor Adams announced his Blueprint to End Gun Violence, more than 200 business, civic, and.... read more

New York Democrats Propose New Redistricting Maps that Provide "Equity," Republicans Accuse Dems of Power Grab

By Yehudit Garmaise

New York Democrats yesterday presented a redesign of the state’s congressional map that provide the party’s.... read more

BDE: Reb Nissen Leser, z”l, 98, Legend to Generations of Bobover chassidim

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Nissen Leser, z”l, a chossid and oved Hashem with every fiber of his being, and a.... read more

Mayor Adams Considers Hiring More Police Officers, Uses Strategies Learned from 9/11 to Fight Crime

By Yehudit Garmaise

After a shockingly high number of violent crimes took place in New York City in Mayor Eric Adams’ first month in.... read more

Tow Truck Driver Fired After Unleashing Antisemitic Diatribe on 50th Street

By Yehudit Garmaise

A tow truck driver in Boro Park this morning freely expressed his anti-Semitic, hateful rage after he was asked to move.... read more

Gov. Hochul Announces Sharp Downward Trend of NY COVID Cases

By Yehudit Garmaise

New York COVID cases took a sharp downturn in the past week, when they decreased by 50% over the past week, and.... read more

Bernard Adams, Mayor’s brother, to Serve as Adviser to Mayoral Security for $1 Salary

By Yehudit Garmaise

After Mayor Eric Adams, in early January, announced that his brother would lead his security team, the New York City.... read more

BDE: Reb Avrohom Schonberger, z”l, legendary ba’al tzeddakah, Longtime Rosh Hakohol in Vien

By: Boropark24 Staff

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Avrohom Schonberger, z”l—a pillar of the Viener.... read more

Anticipation in Viznitz Ahead of Rebbe’s Visit on Occasion of Grandchild’s Wedding

Great excitement is being felt among the Viznitzer chassidim in these days, as they prepare to welcome their Rebbe, Rebbe.... read more