Baruch Dayan Emmes – Rabbi Masod Mallul Z”L

On Shabbos morning, HaRav HaMekubal Masod Mallul zt”l was niftar. He was best known as being the Baba Sali’s ‘right hand’. He had a...

Baruch Dayan Emmes: Rav Tuvia Levinstein Z”L

Rabbi Tuvia Levinstein z”l was niftar in Assaf HaRofeh Hospital at the age of 55 shortly before Shabbos ended. Rav Tuvia was the founder...

Flatbush: Person Stabbed On Ave M & East 16th

Two teens had a fight this afternoon, with one of them stabbing the other, in the Avenue M train station. The incident happened just before...

Baruch Dayan Emmes – Rebitzen Simcha Mor-Yosef OB”M

This morning, Sunday, 2 Cheshvan, Rebitzen Simcha Mor-Yosef ob”m was niftar at the age of 94. She was a daughter of Rav David Abuchatzera...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Tashlich At Caesar’s Bay 5772

Thousands of people gathered at Ceasers Bay and along the Belt Parkway near 14th Avenue to recite Tashlich, the night before Yom Kippur 5772....

MVA Involving Hatzolah Ambulance In Boro Park

A Hatzolah Ambulance was involved in an accident at the intersection of Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 49th Street, Thursday night. PHOTOS & READ MORE: BOROPARKSCOOP.COM

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Neturei Karta Protesting Outside Dov Hikind’s Office

5:50PM (Tuesday): Dozens of members belonging to the radical Neturei Karta have gathered on 13th Avenue and 48th Street, and are protesting opposite the office of...

PHOTOS: FDNY Involved In Serious MVA On Cropsey & Neptune Ave

An FDNY Ladder Company responding to an alarm was involved in a serious MVA on Cropsey Avenue, Monday morning. The crash happened at the...

PHOTOS: Electrical Fire In Basement Of Old Novaminsk Yeshiva Building

There Yeshiva building on 47th Street and 16th Avenue had an electrical fire in in, Wednesday morning. PHOTOS & FULL STORY: BOROPARKSCOOP.COM

Mid-Life Cravings: The Chocolate Challenge

If you are a middle-aged woman and you find yourself dealing with food cravings, welcome to the club.  Statistics tell us that just about...

Baruch Dayan Emmes: Rabbi Shlomo Mann ZATZAL

Rabbi Shlomo Mann was niftar today in Yerushalayim following a severe illness. The niftar was a talmid muvhak of Rabbi Asher Freund ZT”L, who...

CatskillScoop: Hatzolah Goes To Emergency Mode [9:30AM EST]

Catskills Hatzolah has just placed all their units in the Ellenville area on "Emergency Mode". There is serious flooding being reported throughout the area...

MVA On 16th Ave Involving Ambulance

Boro Park Hatzolah is on the scene of an MVA involving an ambulance. The accident is at the intersection of 16th Avenue and 45th Street. There...

Irene: Statement From Chaveirim Of Brooklyn [Friday 3:15PM EST]

The following statement was given to YWN on Friday afternoon: Even though our hotlines are not usually manned on Shabbos, due to the severe weather...

Petira Of Mrs. Mattil Karmel A”H

Mrs Martha Karmel, longtime Boro Park examplar of chesed, tznius, shmiras halashon and all the middos that make up a true Aishes Chayil and...

Hurricane Irene’s Impacts On East Coast Cities [Thursday 2:30PM EST]

AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center meteorologists continue to forecast Hurricane Irene will strike the Outer Banks of North Carolina after bringing life-threatening conditions to much of...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Reception At Maimonides To Welcome Chief Thomas Chan To Brooklyn South

Hundreds of community activists from dozens of organizations attended a welcoming reception for Assistant Chief Thomas Chan to his new position of Chief of...

PHOTOS: Overturned Vehicle In Front Of Vacation Village

A car overturned in front of Vacation Village in Loch Sheldrake, Tuesday afternoon. Catskills Hatzolah was rushed to the scene, as well as the...

BREAKING NEWS: EARTHQUAKE SHAKES NYC, BUILDINGS EVACUATED [1:55PM EST]

The entire NYC are is currently shaking due to an earthquake recorded as a 6.0. ALL UPDATES CAN BE FOUND HERE - PLESE POST YOUR...

Stress & Heart Disease

The ill effects of stress are unending.  Both in this column and in many other places, you have undoubtedly read about all the results...

NYPD Investigate Body On Brookyn Shore

Police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man in Brooklyn. Authorities say the man's body was found along the shore in Sheepshead Bay. He...

U.S. Stocks Drop 450 Points [10:25AM EST]

Stocks on Wall Street fell sharply at the start of trading Thursday, following the trend set in Asia and Europe as more disappointing economic...

PHOTOS: Medevac Requested For Pedestrain Struck At Walmart Parking Lot

2:45AM (Thursday): An 18-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot a few minutes ago, and a chopper has been requested...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Child Flown To Trauma Center After Falling Off Bike

Fallsburg, NY - A child was flown by medevac to a trauma center after falling off a bike, Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred in Barron's Bungalow...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Overturned Vehicle On Ave U & East 24th Street

A vehicle flipped over on Avenue U and East 24th Street, Wednesday afternoon. Flatbush Hatzolah, FDNY, EMS, and NYPD were all dispatched to the...

Food! Can’t Live with It, Can’t Live without It (Part II)

(Last week, we explored our poor eating habits and the some of the options available to us for improving our diets and our overall...

Sullivan County: Possible Drowning In Mohican Lake

5:00PM (Thursday): Rescue personnel are currently on the scene at Mohican Lake in the town of Lumberland, and are searching the water for person who...

PHOTOS: Burglary On Ave R & East 31; Cops Conducting Perp Search

2:40PM (Thursday): Officers from the NYPD’s 63rd Precinct are currently on Avenue R and east 31st Street, and are looking for a suspect who...

PHOTOS: Tisha Bav 5771 In Flatbush

The following are links to four albums of photos taken on Tisha B’av 5771 at Yeshiva Chaim Berlin, Yeshiva Ohr Yitzchok, Rav Hillel David’s...

Rock Hill: Woman Killed In Early-Morning Fatal Crash

Sullivan County, NY - A woman was killed early Wednesday morning, when the vehicle she was traveling in crashed into a tree. The woman,...

PHOTOS: Verizon Workers In Fallsburg Picket Over Company Contract Demands

Verizon workers, members of the Communication Workers of America, Monday picketed at the company’s Fallsburg location. The union contract for the wired service employees expired...

PHOTOS: Serious MVA On McDonald Ave & Ditmas Ave

The “jaws of life” were needed to cut a person out of a vehicle, after it collided with a garbage truck, and was pinned...

NY GOPers Say Port Authority Toll Hikes Would Hurt Recovery

Two downstate New York Republican senators say increasing tolls at New York-New Jersey tunnels will hurt a fragile economic recovery. State Sens. Charles Fuschillo of...

Food! Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It (Part 1)

Food... Everyone’s favorite topic.  Without it, we cannot sustain basic life functions.  It is our primary source of nutrition, vitamins and minerals.  It gives...

PHOTOS: FDNY Ladder Collides With Vehicle On 60th Street & 19th Ave

FDNY Ladder 172 collided with a civilian vehicle as it responded to an emergency call. The accident happened on Monday afternoon, at the intersection...

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VIDEOS: Williamsburg And Boro Park Residents Protest The NYC Sheriff Dept...

As YWN reported on Sunday morning, hundreds of stores and small-businesses opened their doors on Sunday in defiance of the executive order. As was...