Transportation Mask Requirements may be Extended yet again

If we were not hiding behind masks for long enough, the requirement to wear the sweat-inducing face cover on planes and public transportation may now.... read more

As Gas Prices Rise, Some Drivers Consider “Going Electric”

by Yehudit GarmaiseInstead of complaining about rising gas prices, some drivers are considering “going electric,” by inquiring online about.... read more

WATCH LIVE: Historic Mental Health Awareness Event for Heimish Community

By: Boropark24 Staff An event taking place this evening at 8:30, presented by Regional Bikur Cholim, is being billed as “Breakthrough +.... read more

New York Lawmakers Push Bill to Suspend Gas Tax Over the Summer, Gov. Hochul Not Sure Drivers will Benefit

By Yehudit GarmaiseAs prices at the pump continue to rise, both Democratic and Republican New York lawmakers have proposed suspending the state’s.... read more

Community Organizations Appeal to Families Celebrating Purim: Respect Thy Neighbor

A united group of multiple Jewish organizations released a statement on Wednesday calling on the community to be sensitive to our neighbors on Purim.... read more

Former Gov. Cuomo Uses Campaign Funds for Self-Promotion, to Test Waters for New Campaign

By Yehudit GarmaiseFormer Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who resigned in disgrace on Aug. 10, 2021, has not formally declared that he is running for office, but.... read more

Mayor Adams Asks State to Grant Him Authority Over Speed Cameras

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe 273 pedestrians who were killed on New York City streets in 2021 made last year the city's deadliest since the launch of.... read more

Many Jews Worldwide Pitch in to help Ukrainian Jews in Need

By Yehudit Garmaise“We were slated to make a siyum on Seder Moed for Daf Yomi in the great yeshiva of the Rabbi Meir Shapira of Lublin, Poland, but.... read more

Only 15% of Perpetrators of Hate Crimes in NYC Face Hate Crime Convictions

By Yehudit Garmaise“Hate has no place in New York City,” politicians often say, however, of the 569 perpetrators of hate crimes who were arrested.... read more

MTA to Receive Significant Federal Funding

In an unexpected, yet positive, turn of events, the MTA will reap the rewards of a COVID-19 relief fund for public transit agencies nationwide which.... read more

Mayoral Aid Pinny Ringel to run for District Leader of 48th Assembly District

By: Boropark24 staff.This evening, Pinny Ringel, who has been a liaison between our community and its elected officials for two decades, said that he.... read more

Fraudsters Instruct Victims to Zelle Them Money, Banks Say: Not their Responsibility

By Yehudit GarmaiseConsumers love payment apps like Zelle because they’re free, fast, and convenient, however, the apps’ immediate and.... read more

NYC Jewish Officials, Many Well-wishers Welcome Back Two Families who Serve as Shluchim in Kharkov, Ukraine

By Yehudit GarmaiseTwo families, the Raices and the Levinsons, who serve as shluchim in Kharkov, Ukraine, the second biggest city in the country.... read more

Agudath Israel Endorses and Hails Committee Passage of Nonprofit Security Grant Program Improvement Act

Agudath Israel of America congratulates Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and Ranking Member John Katko (R-NY) for introducing and advancing the.... read more

FDA: Any Deodorants that Contain Benzene Should be Trashed Immediately

By Yehudit GarmaiseDeodorants and anti-perspirants have long been suspected of containing cancer-causing substances, however, after benzene, a.... read more

IRS to Hire 10,000 Workers to Tackle 24 Million Unprocessed Tax Returns

by Yehudit GarmaiseThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to hire 10,000 workers to tackle the backlog of 24 million tax returns that remain.... read more

As US and Allies Consider Banning Russian Oil: Stocks Worldwide Tumble, Oil Prices Skyrocket

By Yehudit GarmaiseStocks worldwide plunge worldwide as oil prices skyrocket to more than $120 a barrel, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.... read more

Mayor’s Subway Safety Teams Make some Headway, Have a Long Way to Go

By Yehudit GarmaiseThe headlines regarding subway crime remain disturbing, however, after arresting 143 people in the city’s subways and removing.... read more