Memory Lane: Reb Yissaschar Thau

Standing up for the Honor of Shabbos in 1922On November 11, 1922, a letter appeared in the Yiddishes Taggeblat column “licht un shotten” (light.... read more

Babies Named in 2020

Mazal Tov! Celebration spreads as soon as a baby is born! Somehow, newborns know the magic of bringing light into the world. The NYC Health.... read more

Photo Gallery: Uvos Ibunim in Beis Medrash Pupa

Photos by: Avrhom Moshe S..... read more

Weekly Weather: More Storms in Store

BY: Yaker BiegeleisenFollowing a Shabbos that saw rain in the morning, and in the evening—we look ahead to a week with a pattern of storms. We.... read more

Gov. Hochul says: Get Back to Work. “We are not Shutting Down Businesses, and We are Not Shutting Down Schools

By Yehudit GarmaiseGov. Kathy Hochul issued new guidance that fully vaccinated healthcare workers and other critical workforce members who tested.... read more

President Biden Lifts Travel Ban on Eight Countries in Southern Africa

By Yehudit GarmaisePresident Joe Biden has lifted the travel ban on eight South African countries that he issued 25 days ago, after the.... read more

News Sparks: Sen. Cruz to Run for President; Julian Assange Hopes to Avoid Harsh Punishments in US; TSA Agent Saves Baby; and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseSen. Cruz Will Likely Make Another Presidential RunSen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who came in second to former President Donald Trump in.... read more

Shomrim to Add Patrol on Streets for Next Few Weeks During ‘Leil Shishi’

The Shomrim Patrol organization said they will be adding additional members to drive around Boro Park streets over the next few weeks during ‘Leil.... read more

Gov. Hochul Authorizes Monitoring and Penalizing Overweight Trucks that are Causing the BQE to Crumble

By Yehudit GarmaiseGov. Kathy Hochul, today, signed a bill into law that authorizes the use of new technology that monitors and issues violations to.... read more

NYPD Deputy Inspector Richie Taylor Promoted to Inspector: Known for His Personal Touch

By Yehudit GarmaiseAfter serving as an NYPD deputy inspector since last November, on Tuesday, Richie Taylor, who is the highest-ranked police officer.... read more

Alternate side parking and muni meters, suspended December 24 and 25.

Alternate side parking and muni meters, will be suspended on Friday and Saturday, December 24 and 25..... read more

Governor Hochul Vetoes Bill Seen by Many as Aimed at Chassidic Community in Bloomimg Grove

Last June, news broke of legislative rumblings in Albany, where two “land preservation” bills were being debated. Land Preservation is a.... read more

BDE: Reb Moshe Aryeh Friedman, z”l

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Moshe Aryeh Friedman, z”l, a pillar in the community, a humble ba’al chessed and talmid.... read more

Biden says He'll Run Again: Especially if Trump also Runs

By Yehudit GarmaisePresident Joe Biden, who is 79, said he planned to run again in 2024, and what would make it even more likely: former president.... read more

News Sparks: Sotrovimab Effective Against Omicron; US Meets with Abbas; Torah Fragments Found; and Sketching on the Subway

By Yehudit GarmaiseNew Monoclonal Antibody Therapy, Supplies of which are Running Low, Found Effective Against Omicron VariantAfter running out of.... read more

Two Drunk Drivers Arrested for Separate Accidents with Damage to Vehicles

Two drunken drivers were arrested in two separate incidents on Tuesday night, after causing damage to other vehicles. The two incidents don’t seem.... read more

Beware: Another Elderly Person Scammed for Thousands of Dollars

In what appears to be another incident of scammers targeting an elderly couple, a suspect successfully stole a few thousand dollars this past week.... read more

Mayor de Blasio Promises “No More Shutdowns,” $100 Incentives for Residents who get Boosted

By Yehudit GarmaiseAlthough Mayor Bill de Blasio has been emphasizing that the Omicron variant will make the next few weeks quite challenging, he.... read more