The residents of a Crown Heights apartment building recently noticed that some of their mail was going missing from their mailboxes. This coincided with several instances of identity theft among the building’s residents, with fraudulent transactions worth tens of thousands of dollars – all of which were a huge headache and took many hours of effort to resolve.
Crown Heights News
Last week, a Crown Heights Jewish woman awoke in middle of the night to find a stranger standing in her bedroom. Though terrified, the woman remained calm and demanded that the stranger leave. Thankfully, the man obeyed.
A new study examining the average rent for a Brooklyn apartment revealed that Crown Heights continues to outpace the rest of the borough in rising rents.
What’s the next big idea coming out of Crown Heights? Last month, on June 18th, members of the Crown Heights Jewish community had the chance to pitch their start-up ventures to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs in CHYE’s second annual “shark-tank” style event.
Residents of St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights are saying that police are giving them parking tickets as payback, after an officer was hurt by a bicycle that was dropped on his head last weekend.
Where does kosher food fit into the city’s crowded foodie scene? Right into people’s own kitchens, according to a local chef on a mission to serve adventurous Jewish food to anyone who wants it.
Early Thursday morning, July 8th, 2007 at 2:30am, Officers Herman Yan and Russel Timoshenko came under a hail of gunfire as the two stopped a stolen SUV on the streets of Crown Heights. Both officers where hit and injured, one of them gravely. Two days later, Officer Russel Timoshenko succumbed to his wounds.
Unusually strong winds persisted throughout the evening in parts of Brooklyn including Crown Heights, leaving the streets littered with tree limbs. Carroll Street was blocked off for hours after a large portion of a tree blocked the roadway.
Two orientation sessions were held, one last Thursday and one this afternoon, to welcome 78 newly-sworn-in police officers assigned to the 71st Precinct in Crown Heights.
According to data released by the NYPD, shooting incidents have increased dramatically in Crown Heights during the past few months relative to the number of incidents during the same time period last year.
The owners of a long-shuttered Kingston Avenue school building have reportedly signed a contract to sell the property for approximately $3,000,000. The buyer is reported to be Jewish Educational Media, who may be planning to open a museum dedicated to the Rebbe.
Despite a fire less than 48 hours earlier, Bnos Chomesh Girls’ High School celebrated its 5th graduation on Sunday, 24 Sivan (June 22) with great joy.
The Betzalel Gallery will be featuring a special exhibit of photos of the Rebbe from Jewish Educational Media’s The Living Archive in honor of Gimmel Tammuz.
A disturbing experience involving the positioning of an infant car seat on an airplane has been amicably resolved with Southwest Airlines. Yosef and Sarah Shidler, the Crown Heights couple at the center of the dispute, received both an apology and compensation for their troubles.
Rabbi Col. Jacob Goldstein has served as Chairman of Brooklyn’s Community Board 9, which roughly correlates with the southern portion of Crown Heights and the neighborhood of Lefferts Gardens, for over three decades. His position there has long been seen as a way to placate the Crown Heights Jewish community, which has always been underrepresented on the board relative to their overall population in the district.
Thursday evening marked the ’Shloshim’ since the tragic passing of Levi Nemon OBM, just a few months shy of his second birthday. Community members, friends and family gathered in Oihel Nosson to mark his passing.
Over 100 members of the Crown Heights community gathered last night, Tuesday, in front of the Jewish Children’s Museum to take a stand on behalf of the three Israeli teenagers kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists last week.
Seeing the demand for more dentists in Crown Heights after living in the neighborhood for a few years, Dr. Efraim Fuzailov decided to pack up his Borough Park office and set up shop right here in our community.
Upon concluding a most successful year of dedication, love and caring for children with special needs, forty young men were treated to a barbecue and bonfire in appreciation of a job well done.
Beis Rivka High school students enjoyed a year-end party following their graduation, complete with a kumzitz, bonfire, barbecue, music, dancing and a knife and fire show.
A Crown Heights couple is taking an airline to task after flight attendants insisted that they face their infant’s car seat toward the front of the plane, despite FAA recommendations that babies be placed in a rear facing safety seat when flying.
The New York Daily News published a report this morning, accusing some residents of the condos at 580 Crown St. of dragging their feet on the installation of window safety guards in the aftermath of the horrific accident that resulted in the death of 2-year-old Levi Nemon three weeks ago.