Z Architecture has published the first renderings of a new residential building planned for 406 Lefferts Avenue in Brooklyn. The structure, that that will be located on the corner of Lefferts Ave and New York Ave, will top off at six stories and include unspecified community facility space at the ground level.
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Two fire trucks collided in Crown Heights Tuesday night, careening into four cars and injuring eleven firefighters. One firefighter was seriously injured in the accident according to witnesses.
Crown Heights Shomrim released video of the assault on a Jewish man Shabbos day. The assault was reported immediately to the police, and is being investigated as a hate crime.
A minivan carrying three bochurim from Williamsburg struck a pole in a late night accident Motzai Shabbos. Crown Heights Shomrim, Hatzalah, and the Fire Department responded to the scene. The three bochurim were treated for minor injuries.
Around 12:30pm Saturday, as a Jewish man was walking on New York Ave through the crosswalk on Union Street, a a male black riding his bike on Union street crossed in front of him. As the man drove by he, slapped the Jewish male in the face and stated “You dirty Jew.” The NYPD will be investigating the incident as a Hate Crime.
Four Brooklyn gamblers drew a dead man’s hand early Saturday when an enraged fellow card player opened fire inside an illegal Brooklyn gambling den just before sunrise. A suspect was taken in to custody by the police.
Two teenagers were spotted by Crown Heights Shomrim volunteers breaking into cars in the early hours of Friday morning.The police responded and arrested the two for multiple car break ins.
Firefighters evacuated 770 briefly Friday morning after smoke and the smell of burning began to filter through the basement. Firefighters quickly identified the small electrical fire, and reopened the Shul.
A dispute over a parking spot in Crown Heights resulted in one person arrested and left another with injuries Thursday night. Shomrim, Hatzalah and the NYPD all responded to the incident.
Over 100 guests squeezed into a President St home were evicted by city officials Monday afternoon. The eviction stemmed from a complaint made to the Department of Buildings claiming that about 50 underage people had taken up residence. Both the Department of Buildings and the Fire Department were on hand as the guests were evicted.
A vicious assault occurred in 770 Tuesday morning, when a bochur was beaten in the head with a milk crate. The bochur was taken to the hospital, and the assailant arrested.
Despite a recent arrest of a package thief in Crown Heights, another thief targeted a Crown Heights home. The theft was caught on the Eastern Parkway homes surveillance camera.
On the busiest day of the week for Crown Heights residents, and as hundreds of Crown Heights parents rush to gather their children from school, the NYC Department of Transportation closed streets in Crown Heights, creating a traffic nightmare.
This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski is the author of 25 books, including the acclaimed Advice for Life series. He will be giving a shiur on theseemingly puzzling Talmudic story of Hillel the Elder being barred from the study hall and having to climb on the roof to study.
Subsidized chickens for the traditional Kaporos ritual will once again be made available on Sunday, October 6th, for Crown Heights residents by the NCFJE.
The man seen in this video broke into a Crown Heights home over Rosh hashana and can be seen on video scouting another home. If you see this individual, call 911 and Shomrim 718-774-3333.
A highly anticipated event is scheduled for this Thursday in Crown Heights. “Strengthen our Homes – A Tribute to the Rebbe’s Mother,” will mark the 55th Yartzeit of Rebbetzin Chana, with speaker Rabbi Shais Taub, and master Pianist Yaron Gershovsky.
An arrest has been made in the assault on a mother of three and grandmother of 11 as she was walking on New York Ave. near Lefferts Ave. in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on September 19th. Her assailant had punched her without warning about 5:30pm, leaving her unconscious on the sidewalk.
A recidivist Crown Heights package thief was arrested Motzai Shabbos after being caught red handed lifting packages from a Crown Heights building. Shomrim responded, and assisted the police in making the arrest.
An armed teenager was arrested Friday night after being found by Shomrim hiding behind a Jewish home in Crown Heights. The teen was arrested by the police, and charged with trespassing.
With the help from parents and Raskins Fish, Bnos Menachem School for Girls in Crown Heights distributed cases of gefilte fish to their staff to help with the Tishrei expenses.
Monday afternoon, Darchai Menachem Bochurim of Mesivta traded their pens and paper for gloves and aprons and moved their classroom outside. Shochet Rabbi Mendel Marozov and 15 chickens awaited the Mesivta for an all-inclusive Shchita demonstration. Bochurim would take the chickens, hold them for the Shochet, de-skin and carve them, watch the Shochet determine if they were Kosher, salt them, and then barbeque them on the following day for lunch.