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Sometimes you look at a photo and think, “how did they manage that”? Other times you think, “How would you fix that”? But sometimes, the issue is so shocking that there is simply no thought at all. What are you thinking?

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It’s always fun to play “Can You Recognize This Location? with old photos. On that note, can you guess which Crown Heights landmark this is? Look in the extended article for the answer.

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CrownHeights.info would like to extend a hearty congratulations to one of the longest serving officer in the 71st precinct, detective Vincent Martinos, on his promotion to Detective First Grade this Tuesday.

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As thousands of Shluchim hopped on tens of buses from Crown Heights to Edison New Jersey for the Gala Banquet of the International Kinus Hashluchim, intensive security sealed them in, literally. To dispel the need to screen the those coming off the buses, each bus was sealed with a police tape, preventing anyone from sneaking on.

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More than 20 buses lined Frances Louis Blvd by the Rebbe’s Ohel in Queens Motzei Shabbos, as hundreds of boys in the Tziurei Hashluchim program visited the Ohel. The Tziurei Hashluchim runs in parallel to the International Kinus Hashluchim that takes place each year in Crown Heights.

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The entire Bais Rivkah’s Campus Chomesh on Lefferts Ave found themselves lining the street around 10:30am Thursday morning for a fire drill. The surrounding streets were blocked off by the NYPD with the help of Shomrim as a safety precaution.

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6 Charedi news outlets were moved and inspired by the work of Chabad In Manchester after being hosted and receiving a complete overview of the centers activities.

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A Crown Heights landmark has received a much needed revamping these past few months. The Mobil gas station on the corner of New York Ave and Empire Blvd has faithfully provided fuel for Crown Heights’s many thirsty vehicles for many years. Now the old gas station stands proud with a well lit and beautifully renovated location.

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Author Tzvi Freeman in conversation with Kehot’s Rabbi Yosef B. Friedman. Freeman’s new book 101 Meditations is due to hit the market on November 19th, and will be published by Ezra Press, an imprint of Kehot Publication Society.

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As ULY Crown Street continues to raise funds for the school, a vehicle showcasing the Tomchei Temimim Boy Choir’s new music video, “Hoishia Na,” sat on the corner of Crown Street and Albany Ave reminding people to donate.

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This photo is not a blueprint of an electrical chip, but rather a detailed look at the floor plan for this years Kinus Hashluchim Banquet. The sit down dinner, which caters to thousands, is an enormous affair, involving hundreds of staff, and will be attended by US Ambassador David Friedman.

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In a disgusting slap in the face, a Chaverim volunteer in Williamsburg who rushed to help a person with flat tire, was targeted by a traffic agent and ticketed. The officer can be seen writing the ticket as the volunteer continues to do chesed, and help another person in need.

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Imagine walking down a Brooklyn street and discovering a New Chabad House, so new in fact that it isn’t even staffed by Chabad. Two Lubavitchers came across such a place on Metropolitan Ave, but something just wasn’t right. The hebrew letters saying “Chabad Williamsburg” were the wrong way around, sparking their interest. They entered the “Chabad House” to discover that it was really a TV set for an upcoming show. Needless to say that by the time they left at least one person had put on tefillin.

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A small piece of Jewish history was marked on Thursday in the capital of the state of Montenegro, as Rabbi Ari Edelkopf was elected the first ever permanent Chief Rabbi of the state.