Menorah Lighting at Staten Island Borough Hall Lights up the Chanukah for the 50th Time with Feelings of Hope and Optimism

Staten Island, New York, Borough President Vito Fossella gathered with members of the Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island - COJO and a.... read more

Understaffed NY Nursing Homes Face $2,000-a-Day Fines in Early 2023

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe hundreds of poorly staffed New York nursing homes will face fines of $2,000 a day in the first months of 2023, as the state.... read more

Double-Tragedy Strikes Viznitzer Chassidus as Two of Its Young Perish in Horrific Accident

By: Yehuda Alter The joy of Zos Chanukah was turned to deep sadness as the news broke of a tragic accident on Route 6 that runs from the north.... read more

MTA Board Postpones Fare Hike Hearings, while $3 Billion Deficit Remains

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) usually raises fares and tolls in March, last Wednesday, the MTA’s board.... read more

Menorah Masterpiece Fashioned by Elite Sterling Holds Historic Significance for Viznitzer Chassidim

By: Yehuda AlterErev Chanukah of this year, a unique and intricate masterpiece menorah was presented to the Viznitzer Rebbe of Boro Park, and he lit.... read more

Zos Chanukah Family Fun: Make a Paint Night Party

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile our menorahs blaze with the holy flames of all the candles tonight, families can celebrate the miraculous energy of Zos.... read more

National Grid Issues Urgent Request to Residents to Reduce Natural Gas Usage

BoroPark24 StaffAs a result of the present extreme temperatures resulting in increased energy demand and unexpected interstate pipeline disruptions,.... read more

Brooklyn Borough President Hosts Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Boro Park JCC

By M.C. Millman Brooklyn Borough President Reynoso joined the Boro Park JCC for an afternoon Chanukah Menorah Lighting Celebration on Thursday,.... read more

Today in History: The US "Converts" to the Metric System

M.C. MillmanPresident Gerald Ford signed the Metric Conversion Act into law on December 23, 1975, promoting the conversion from US customary units of.... read more

TEHILLIM: Skverer Rebbe of Boro Park Rushed to Hospital, Undergoes Procedure

BY: Yehuda Alter The Skverer Rebbe of Boro Park experienced a health event last night and will require a medical procedure.As he arrived home.... read more

Blood Donors in High Demand

By: BoroPark24 staffThe New York Blood Center (NYBC) is giving back to blood donors this season, offering socks to donors at all 19 centers. The.... read more

SNAP Posts an Additional $95 This Month for Families in Need

By Yehudit GarmaiseNew York City families participating in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) should have received.... read more

As Storm Clouds Loom Overhead, NYC Water Reminds New Yorkers to Remove Trash from Catch Basins

By Yehudit GarmaiseAs storm clouds threaten rain today, NYC Water posted a tweet this morning reminding New Yorkers to be sure to remove any trash.... read more

Mayor Adams Vows at Chanukah Party to Lead World in Fighting Hate

By Yochanon DonnMayor Eric Adams hosted a glitzy Chanukah party at Gracie Mansion on Tuesday night, when an invited group feasted on a parve spread.... read more

Drugstores Limit Purchases of Children's Pain-Relief Medicine, as Cold-and-Flu Season Peaks Early

By Yehudit GarmaiseToday is only the first day of winter, but New York's cold-and-flu season, especially among children, is already in full swing:.... read more

DOT Clarifies Regulations for Drivers of E-scooters and E-bikes to Protect their Safety

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile zipping down the street on electric scooters and e-bikes may be a fast, fun, and efficient way to get around the city, the.... read more

Heavy Rainstorm to Affect Boro Park Thursday Night Overnight

By: Yaker BiegeleisenThe storm that we have been watching all week is barreling eastward toward our area, with Boro Park expected to be hit with rain.... read more