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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

Weekend Weather: Following Significant Snow Showers, More Mild Snow on Shabbos Morning

By: Yaker BiegeleisenBoro Parkers awoke this morning to see a modest amount of snow on cars and other surfaces. As morning broke, and temps crept.... 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

Living Legacy: The K’sav Sofer, upon his 150th Yortzeit

A son of his illustrious father, the Chasam Sofer, and his successor as leader of Hungarian Jewry, Rav Avrohom Shmuel Binyomin Sofer, zy”a, was.... 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

Dole, Fresh Express salad products recalled over possible listeria contamination

 Dole, Fresh Express salad products recalled over possible listeria contaminationDole recalled their fresh vegetables packaged in two of its.... read more

Gov. Hochul Makes the Creation of Fake Vaccination Cards A Felony

By Yehudit GarmaiseIn a set of new laws that aim to improve the lives of New Yorkers, Gov. Kathy Hochul made the creation of fake vaccination.... 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

A Mailbox, A Mother, A Miracle

Have you ever heard of the “Postal Police”? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Here’s a story about how the Postal Inspection Service helped.... read more

NYPD, COJO, and Project Hospitality Team Up to Combat Omicron

With the latest surge of the Omicron variant the NYPD has teamed up with Council of Jewish organizations of Staten Island, COJO, and Project.... read more

The Fight for Adams’ Ear Over Yeshiva Education Begins

By Yehudit GarmaiseWith only nine days left until Eric Adams becomes mayor, the fight for his ear over the issue of yeshiva education has.... read more