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The Aliyah Shul on East New York Ave in Crown Heights has seen extensive renovations this year. One of the upgrades happens to be the front doorway, which for the second time, is sponsored in memory of Schabse Noach, by Crown Heights businessman Shaya Gordon and his wife Chanie.

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While returning from an emergency call, a group of Crown Heights Hatzalah volunteers stopped to help a stranded Lubavitcher power his electric vehicle on the side of the Jackie Robinson Parkway. With time to spare as the car powered up, the crew posed with the stranded motorist and snapped this photo.

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Williamsbug Shomrim put their new patrol car to good use Motzei Shabbos as it helped secure the area of the New York State Armory in Williamsburg. Thousands of Shluchim have descended on the armory as part of the International Kinus Hashluchos this weekend. The Shluchos attended workshops and meals at the armory throughout the weekend.

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This past Friday, an elderly Jewish Russian couple officially got married at the Chabad synagogue for Soviet immigrants located on Herzl Street in Haifa. The Chosen is 96 years old and the Kallah is 91, they are both Holocaust survivors.

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Senior Israeli Journalist Amit Segal took a tour of 770 Wednesday while on a visit to Crown Heights. He made a stop in the WLCC room with Rabbi Chaim Baruch Halberstam and Rabbi Mendel Esienbach.

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In collaboration with JEM, the giant billboard at the entrance to Kfar Chabad now features a quote and picture of the Rebbe for all to see.

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It can be argued that Charlie Buttons is perhaps the most well known person in the Simcha scene in Crown Heights. Dressed in his overalls and tzitzis, he never missed a L’Chaim or wedding to give out balloons to the children. But have you ever seen Charlie in a Tuxedo?

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More than 100 Jewish people were seen Wednesday morning donning tefillin and waiting to board their flight from Florida to New York City to visit the Ohel of the Rebbe for Yud Shvat.

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Hundreds of Bais Rivkah girls were treated Tuesday to a special Safety Awareness presentation given by Officers from the NYPD Community Affairs. The presentation was arranged by Crown Heights Shomrim Coordinator Gadi Hershkop.

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The line for a free bagel at Holesome Bagels in Crown Heights was out the door just minutes after 7am Sunday, as community members queued up to get their free bagel. The free bagel offer lasted from 7am-10am, with a limit of one bagel per person, with a maximum of 500 bagels.

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Wholesome Bagels, an iconic Crown Heights bagel store, has received a face lift that had temporarily shuttered the store. Now, the redesigned eatery is back open and serving the Crown Heights community.

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As Oholei Torah’s scooter safety initiative ended on Tuesday, Crown Heights Shomrim and the 71st Precincts NCO Officers came to speak with the boys, touching on scooter safety and awareness. The safety initiative comes after a spate of recent scooter related incidents that thankfully ended without serious injury.