A bold new plan is being rolled out by the NYPD in the 71st Precinct which will change the face of patrol under the new Neighborhood Policing Plan, which will see the return of the ‘beat cop’ whose job is to become personally familiar with his ‘patrol sector’.
Crown Heights News
The students of Chabad Girls Academy of Crown Heights marked the completion of an incredible year, filled with learning and achieving personal growth.
20 members of Congress send a letter to President Obama requesting “the protection of Palestinian children from Israeli abuses.” One of the signatories was the Congresswoman who represents Crown Heights in the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Yvette Clarke. It was not the first time she took action against Israel.
Hundreds gathered to mark the first Yohrtzeit of Reb Mordechai Goldin, OBM, a beloved friend and Yeshiva bus driver who had positively impacted many.
The 71st Precinct has released a warrant for the arrest of a man who is alleged to have burglarized several homes in the vicinity of Carroll Street between Brooklyn and New York Avenues in Crown Heights.
On Sunday afternoon, a teacher at the Ohr Menachem Boys’ School took his class to Lincoln Terrace Park (AKA Rochester Park) for recess. While there, a man walked over to the teacher and assaulted him in a completely unprovoked attack.
Despite opposition from local Halachic authorities, an Eruv has been erected around Crown Heights for the first time in history, enabling Jewish residents who choose to use it to carry and push strollers on Shabbos.
A brand-new state-of-the-art playground for neighborhood kids is in the works at Lincoln Terrace Park, located past Rochester Ave. on the eastern edge of Crown Heights.
Following the recent beautification and upgrades to the doors and trim of upstairs 770, new tables and benches arrived by shipping container from Israel and have replaced the 40 year old tables in the ‘small zal’.
A CrownHeights.info reader observed a nasty anti-Semitic slur in the form of a publicly visible wi-fi hotspot while searching for an internet connection in the heart of Jewish Crown Heights.
Billed as a ‘no frills’ fundraising campaign, thousands of dollars were raised this past “Shabbos Hatzalah” in Shuls all over Crown Heights through special appeals.
Over 100 women attended a pre-Shavuos garden party for an evening filled with great food and inspiration. The event featured a talk from Mrs. Sarah Karmely, titled “make your marriage a picnic.”
The Crown Heights father of two who was killed early Tuesday morning on St. Johns Place near Schenectady Avenue was murdered by an ex-con over his ‘Air Jordan’ sneakers, the New York Daily News reports.
Many residents of Crown Heights awoke this morning to find a package with a picture of the Western Wall and a Menorah containing booklets and DVDs on their doorsteps.
A developer has filed for permits to convert a single-story garage on President Street between New York and Nostrand Avenues into a six-story apartment building and synagogue.
An exposé by the New York Post reveals that the de Blasio administration has lifted a deed restriction on an Eastern Parkway property belonging to Yeshivas Chanoch Lenaar, which will allow it to be redeveloped for housing, in exchange for $150,000.
A Crown Heights mother intervened when she observed a non-Jewish babysitter try and buy non-kosher ice cream for three Jewish children in her care.
A 13-year-old Crown Heights boy was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly gave a loaded handgun to his 8-year-old brother, who then brought it to school.
A scuffle broke out in front of The Marketplace, a Crown Heights supermarket, after a man shoplifted a block of butter and was confronted by the store’s management.
On Friday morning, an 8-year-old student of The Albany Avenue School (P.S. 91) in Crown Heights, which is located across the street from Lefferts Park, brought a loaded handgun to school, prompting an emergency police response.
Alicia Boyd, the notoriously anti-Semitic and anti-white founder of the Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization which uses hateful tactics to oppose any commercial developments in Crown Heights, allegedly assaulted a worker who was cutting grass at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, a witness told CrownHeights.info.
Applications are now open for 30 affordable apartments in a large, newly constructed building in Crown Heights. One-bedroom apartments will cost only $913 per month, and two-bedrooms will go for $1,065 per month. The apartments will be raffled off among the eligible applicants.