A 35-year-old man is recovering from serious injuries after muggers nearly killed him in Crown Heights on Friday night.
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An armed suspect fleeing from police officers was shot and wounded at around 12:30pm today on Montgomery Street between Kingston and Brooklyn Avenues in the heart of Crown Heights.
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In light of the current terror situation gripping the world, Bais Rivkah Girls’ School of Crown Heights made the decision to be proactive about its students’ and faculty’s safety, and implemented new security measures that have already been put into effect.
BR Teen Club, an after-school program for Bais Rivkah’s 6-8 graders that provides nourishing food, homework support, and stimulating recreational clubs and workshops, has begun its fourth year with much enthusiasm.
A controversial techno festival set to take place at the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights next week is moving to Sunset Park due to community concerns, organizers said.
Two new pedestrian plazas are set to replace two sections of road adjacent to Empire Boulevard in 2017, according to a proposal from the Department of Transportation.
Over 400 fathers and sons attended the first week of the Avos Ubanim Betzalel learning program this past Motzei Shabbos in Crown Heights.
The Crown Heights Jewish Community Council’s Crime Victims Program, directed by Batia Brandel, awarded several individuals for their outstanding service to the community and victims of crime. Among the awardees was the coordinator of the Crown Heights Shomrim, Gadi Hershkop.
Several TV networks reported on the stabbing of an Orthodox Jew in Crown Heights last night by an unknown assailant, a story that was broken by CrownHeights.info.
The Skverer Rebbe, Rabbi Dovid Twersky, traveled from his home in New Square to Crown Heights to pay a visit to his brother-in-law, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager of Vizhnitz, who is being hosted in our neighborhood during a weeks-long visit to the United States.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, accompanied by a litany of New York City politicians and Jewish community activists, held a press conference in Crown Heights in the aftermath of last night’s stabbing of an Orthodox Jew in what appears to be either a terror attack or hate crime.
In what is being described as nothing short of a miracle, the Hatzalah volunteer who was rushed to the hospital in critical condition last night after he was stabbed in the back by an unknown assailant was just discharged from the hospital and is on his way home.
At around 8:30 Tuesday evening, a 34-year-old Orthodox Jewish man – who happens to be a volunteer for Hatzalah – was stabbed in the back by an assailant who snuck up on him from behind. The incident occurred on Eastern Parkway between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues in Crown Heights.
Last Thursday, October 29, at around 3:30pm, a school-bus driver who also serves as a Shomrim volunteer was driving up Troy Avenue between Carroll and President Streets when he witnessed a teenaged African-American male put his hands through the window of a parked car and remove a pair of Tefilin.
Plans for a seven story 129,724 square foot apartment building on S. Johns Place have been filed with the Department of Buildings, of which 83,789 will be residential and make up 122 apartments averaging around 650 square feet per apartment.
A Crown Heights man’s car was stolen by two teenagers after he left it unattended with the keys in the ignition, but was able to track it down thanks to a built-in GPS system.
A company with multiple other facilities is opening a new urgent care center in Crown Heights, with over 20 exam rooms, x-ray machines and a wide range of services which will be available for patient needs. CrownHeights.info got an exclusive sneak peek inside the new center.
Longtime district manager of Brooklyn Community Board 9 Pearl Miles was ousted yesterday, and she has since filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, claiming he and others schemed to discriminate against her based on her age.
The NYC Dept. of Transportation has enacted a minor new regulation that is likely to have a significant impact on the commute routes of Crown Heights’ residents: A left turn from Utica Avenue onto President Street is now forbidden between the hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm.
Demolition has begun at the site of a former mechanic shop on East New York Avenue. Developers have filed plans for a new five-story, eight-unit apartment building to take its place.
The Rebbe of Vizhnitz, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager Shlita, on a weeks-long visit to New York, has chosen to reside for the duration of his stay at the home of a Lubavitcher philanthropist on Eastern Parkway.
All Anash and Shluchim are invited to attend a grand celebration in Crown Heights to mark the completion of six new Torahs sponsored by Chilean philanthropist Leonardo Farkas.