New Research Sets out to “Explore the Mental Health Perspectives” among Orthodox Jews

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile a body of research proves that strong religious beliefs and practices can provide many positive benefits to psychological.... read more

Despite Mayor’s Vision Zero Efforts, NYC Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2021

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Bill De Blasio, with his Vision Zero policy, had promised zero traffic fatalities by 2024, however, he leaves office.... read more

Community Board 12 Honors Pinny Ringel for 20 Years of Tireless Service

By Yehudit GarmaiseCommunity Board 12, last night at its monthly meeting, honored Pinny Ringel, the assistant commissioner for the mayor’s.... read more

Photo Gallery: Sheva Bruches for grandson of the Bobov Rebbe

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News Sparks: Tragic Car Accident in Lakewood; Apple to Re-open Some Stores; Israel Receives Paxlovid; and Non-Jewish Germans Meet with Jews in New Program

By Yehudit GarmaiseBaruch Dayan HaEmes: 9-Year-Old Leah Gross, a”h, Passes Away after Car Accident in Toms River A terrible car accident.... read more

Suspect Arrested for Assaulting Storeowner During Attempted Robbery

A suspect was arrested by the NYPD with the help of Shomrim after assaulting a store owner who tried to stop him from stealing items.The incident.... read more

Mayor, Governor, and Mayor-elect Express Newfound Spirit of Cooperation

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhen Mayor Bill de Blasio, this morning, had both Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor-Elect Eric Adams speak this morning on what was one.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Devorah Shapiro, a”h, 100, Scion of Sanz Dynasty

 We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Shapiro, a centenarian who lived and breathed her holy Sanzer yichus for an entire.... read more

Man Breaks into Car and Steals Electric Scooter

Shomrim released a video of a male, spotted stealing from a car at 5 a.m. this morning.The perpetrator can be seen peeking into the car as well as.... read more

Mayor-elect Eric Adams Names Chief Counsel, Plans to Root Out Fraud, Mismanagement, and Waste of Taxpayers' Dollars

By Yehudit Garmaise At his first press solo conference as Mayor-elect, Eric Adams today announced three appointments that he said reflected the.... read more

NYC to Provide Traffic Signals that Provide Sounds and Vibrations for the Visually and Hearing-Impaired to Cross Safely

By Yehudit GarmaiseA federal judge yesterday ordered city officials, in response to a lawsuit brought by two visually-impaired New Yorkers and the.... read more

New Yorkers Must Show Proof of Full Vaccination to Enter Restaurants, Fitness Centers, and Entertainment Venues: Starting Today

By Yehudit GarmaiseNew Yorkers who are older than 12-years-old will be required, starting today, to show proof of two vaccination shots to enter.... read more

Subways to Run Less Frequently until Thursday: So Many Transit Workers out Sick

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe New York City subways will run less frequently today through Thursday because so many transit workers are out sick with COVID,.... read more

Swastika Spray-Painted on Play Equipment at 18th Avenue Park

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe NYPD, Boro Park Shomrim members, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein, and District Leader David Schwartz, conferred today at 18th.... read more

News Sparks: NY and Florida Both Hit COVID Highs; Baby Cow Escapes Slaughter; and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseFlorida Hits New Record for COVID Positivity, Testing in Great DemandNew York smashed its previous record for COVID positivity.... read more

MTA Hopes to Provide One Last Run of 1960s-era Subway Cars, Before They are Put on Display at NY Transit Museum

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe final runs of four vintage subway cars from the 1960s, called R32s or “Brightliners,” that the Metropolitan Transportation.... read more

Gov. Hochul Says Stay Strong, Surge Won’t Last Long: Get Both Shots and Booster

By Yehudit GarmaiseGov. Kathy Hochul asked New Yorkers, on Friday, to stay strong though the latest COVID surge that she and health officials say.... read more