A Massive Fire in Newark brings Poor Air Quality to NYC

(TF)A large fire at a recycling facility in Newark, New Jersey is sending smoke across the Hudson River and filling the streets of NYC with an acrid.... read more

Appeal Hearing Possible this Afternoon after Judge Strikes Down Governor’s Mask Mandate

By Yehudit GarmaiseAttorney General Letitia James’ office immediately filed her intent to appeal state Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker’s.... read more

Crime Continues to Surge; Mayor Adams Lays Out Wide-Reaching Plans to Create Public Safety

By Yehudit GarmaiseAlthough many politicians felt crime would decrease as the pandemic finally slows down, crime rates continue to climb, according.... read more

NYPD Transit Chief Joins the Chorus of Leaders Promising More Uniformed Police Officers on Subways

By Yehudit GarmaiseHundreds of additional police officers were deployed to the NYC transit system after a series of violent crimes that took place in.... read more

BDE: Reb Yitzchok Meir Honig, z”l

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Yitzchok Meir Honig, a native of Munkacz, who merited to rebuild beautiful generations. He was 95.... read more

NYS Supreme Court Judge Strikes Down Gov. Hochul’s Mask Mandate

A New York State Supreme Court Judge out of Nassau County ruled against Governor Hochul’s mask mandate that was placed in effect in mid-December as.... read more

BDE: Former Politician Sheldon Silver Dies while Serving out his Prison Sentence

(TF)Former Democratic Politian Sheldon Silver who served as Speaker of the New York State Assembly until he was convicted of federal charges, has.... read more

Mayor Adams calling for change to bail laws to combat gun violence

Mayor Adams is calling for changes to the State’s bail reform laws to protect the streets of New York. It’s not a secret that hate crimes and gun.... read more

Mayor Adams Loses $1,393.20 of His First Paycheck After Cryptocurrency Markets Crash

By Yehudit GarmaiseSince Friday, when Mayor Eric Adams converted into his first paycheck, which amounted to $9951.92, into cryptocurrency, he has.... read more

BDE: Rav Avrohom Burech Winkler, z”l

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Rav Avrohom Burech Winkler, a tremendous talmid chochom who dedicated his life to Torah, longtime.... read more

Gov. Hochuls Calls on Nine States to Team Up to Stop the Flow of Guns from the South

By Yehudit GarmaiseInterstate illegal gun trafficking greatly contributes to the crime and violence in New York, data shows, however, to fight it,.... read more

TEHILLIM: Admor of Kavunas Halev Undergoes Surgery Today

Tefillos are being requested on behalf of Harav Hatzadik, Rav Shmuel Zev Lichter, shlit”a, Admor of Kavunas Halev, and son-in-law of the previous.... read more

Two NYPD Officers Injured After Arresting Suspect in Assault

Two NYPD officers were injured after attempting to arrest a suspect who assaulted another person, and began attacking the officers when they showed.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Sima Rauchberger, a”h, Holocaust Survivor, Native of Sighet

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rauchberger, a longtime Boro Park resident who established generations here. She was.... read more

TONIGHT: Hespedim for Alesker Rebbe, zt”l

 The Alesker Rebbe was niftar on Monday, 8 Shevat, leaving a tremendous void in the entire Kensington community—which he single-handedly.... read more

Mayor Adams Insists Federal Government Must Stop “Constant Flow of Guns Coming into NYC”

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe NYPD is working hard to remove guns from the streets, Mayor Eric Adams said this morning on ABC, however, the supply of guns.... read more

Viener Kehillah Celebrates Completion of ‘Divrei Hayomim’ Taught by Venerated Dayan

Khal Adas Yere’im, the Viener Kehillah of Boro Park is a direct extension of the legendary Schiffschul in Vienna, and has existed in Boro Park for.... read more