Police are searching for a suspect they say choked a Crown Heights woman after she rebuffed his advances.
Crown Heights News
Secular studies teachers needed for a Lubavitcher elementary boys Yeshiva in the heart of Flatbush.
A warm and friendly atmosphere and a most rewarding and fulfilling Shlichus.
A rally and press conference took place this evening, August 26, in Crown Heights, drawing hundreds of area residents in protest of the ‘Iran deal,’ which will allow the Islamist regime to procure nuclear weapons and restore billions of dollars to their terror-financing coffers. A small group of Neturei Karta protesters – but with very large signs – attended as well and counter-protested.
Police are investigating the death of 38-year-old Michael Brown as a homicide after he was found semi-conscious and spitting up blood. Police said that he was a victim of a robbery earlier that day and that he fought off his attackers, who later returned and beat him to death.
New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton hosted eight judges and close to a hundred residents of the Crown Heights community at a “Meet Your Judges” forum at the Jewish Children’s Museum Tuesday night Aug, 18th.
Twenty-four years ago, on August 19, 1991, a tragic car accident in Crown Heights escalated into a pogrom against the Jewish people. It later became known as The Crown Heights Riot.
Rabbi Mottel Sharfstein, a long time resident of Crown Heights, will be remembered, this coming Wednesday at the Jewish Children’s Museum, for his humble demeanor, wonderful sense of humor and self effacing personality.
A 44-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint in Crown Heights this week by a man who forced his victim to buy him two sandwiches, then ordered him to drain his bank account at a nearby ATM.
A 20-year-old man has been indicted with killing his girlfriend in a fatal car crash in Crown Heights last month, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office announced this week.
A sign broadcasting Shabbos times on Kingston Avenue has recently been refurbished after not working for a number of years. The sign was dedicated in memory of Mrs. Pesya Leah bas Shraga Feivel Lapine HY”D.
Friends and members of Bais Shmuel-Chabad were welcomed to the rooftop terrace of Mr. Hashya Deitsch for an evening out, benefiting the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.
A new 46-unit ‘affordable housing’ apartment building was recently completed on Lefferts Ave. between New York and Nostrand Aves., and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development is accepting applications to enter a lottery for the units. The cost? $1,909 per month for a studio, $2,047 for a one-bedroom and $2,465 for a two-bedroom.
The office of Dr. Rosen released a statement alerting the community to a recent outbreak of whooping cough, after some 30 cases arrived in their Crown Heights clinic.
Last night, one of the hottest nights of the summer, a large swath of Union Street lost electric power for the second time in as many weeks.
Marking the Shloshim of Rabbi Kuti Rapp, OBM, hundreds packed into the large hall at Lubavitcher Yeshiva to hear words of encouragement and accounts of his life, which he dedicated to Mivtzoim and Shlaimus Haaretz.
A Crown Heights teen, 11th grader Chanie Gorkin, is getting credit for writing an uplifting poem that has been getting a lot of attention on social media in the United States and especially the United Kingdom.
With the season’s first multi-day heat wave refusing to break, high electricity demand put a lot of stress on the system’s infrastructure, which caused manhole explosions all around Crown Heights.
A dollar van driver plowed into a pedestrian and pinned another between two cars in Crown Heights last week before trying to flee the crash scene on foot, police and prosecutors said.
The Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse, formerly in the wholesale business serving New York area kosher supermarkets, has begun serving sandwiches, pizza and their handmade breads out of their Crown Heights storefront with a breakfast menu and longer hours on the way, said owner Levi Krinsky.
NYC counterterrorism police officers arrested a mentally disabled man yesterday morning after he threatened to blow up ‘770,’ the headquarters and main synagogue of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Crown Heights.
About three weeks ago, on June 18, Shomrim received a call about suspicious activity taking place on Maple Street near Kingston Ave. Two callers, both homeowners in the vicinity, informed Shomrim that a man was riffling through two suitcases in a furtive manner, and seemed to be searching for valuables.