Garbage Truck MVA In Boro Park

Emergency personal were on the scene of a crash on Ft. Hamilton parkway and 65th Street involving a NYC Sanitation truck, Monday evening. READ MORE:...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Fire On East 19th & Ave O

The FDNY was on the scene of a fire in an apartment building on East 19th Street between Avenue O and P, Monday evening. READ...

Armed Robbery At Maple Lanes On 60th Street & 16th Ave

4:40PM (Wednesday): There was just a robbery at gunpoint inside the Maple Lanes bowling alley on 60th Street and 16th Avenue.  READ MORE: BOROPARKSCOOP.COM

Exercise May Be More Important

For many years, people have become obsessed with weight loss in relation to good health and for good reason. There is an obesity epidemic in...

Flatbush: Fire, 2 MVA’s, & Pedestrian Struck In 1 Hour

Between the hours of 1:00PM - 2:00PM on Tuesday afternoon, Flatbush had a fire in a private home, an FDNY Ladder was involved in...

Levaya Of Mrs. Golda Lichtestein A”H

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of Golda Lichtestein, AH, on Shabboss Parshas Bamidbar. She was the daughter of the Mashgiach of Kaminetz,...

CRC Kashrus Alerts May 22, 2011

By Rabbi Sholem Fishbane Kashrus Administrator of the Chicago Rabbinical Council http://www.crcweb.org/ www.twitter.com/crckosher  Baytana Bakery bearing the expiry date of August 31, 2011or earlier should not be purchased...

PHOTOS: Fire In Boro Park [12:00M EST]

The FDNY is on the scene of a fire in a Shul located on 44th Street and 9th Avenue. Visit BoroParkScoop.com for further details.

Flatbush Hatzolah Ambulance Involved In MVA

Click HERE for the full story with photos and video at the FlatbushScoop.com.

Vicious Storms Leave At Least 30 Dead In Southern U.S.

Severe storms ripped through parts of the South on Wednesday, cutting a path of destruction from Texas to Tennessee that left at least 31...

Explosion At Belarus Subway Station Kills Several People

A blast hit a metro station in the centre of the Belarussian capital Minsk on Monday and police said some people had been killed. The...

Brooklyn Bridge Closures Begin Tonight

A warning for drivers who use the Brooklyn Bridge: the iconic span will once again be closed to overnight Manhattan-bound traffic. Transportation officials say...

Mass ‘Scareware’ Attack Hits 1.5M Websites, Still Spreading

A massive attack that's trying to scare computer users into visiting a bogus antivirus site has infected more than 1.5 million websites and continues...

REOPENED – Lakewood: Route 9 Closed Following Car Accident

10:30AM EST: Township officials tell YWN that Route 9 has just been reopened. Earlier report below: Route 9, Lakewood, is closed between Central Avenue and Route...

NYPD: ‘Water Department’ Burglars Strike Again

The New York City Police Department is investigating a burglary in Manhattan that investigators believe is connected to others in the Bronx. Three men are...

Stocks Sink For Second Day As Oil Hits $100

Stocks declined for a second straight session Wednesday as oil prices surged to briefly cross the $100 per barrel mark amid mounting turmoil in...

Nokia, Microsoft Join Forces On Phones

Nokia, the world's largest-volume cell phone maker, and software giant Microsoft are joining forces. As part of a new agreement, Nokia will adopt Windows Phone...

73 House Members Call On Thomas To Recuse Himself From Health Care Reform Case

Washington, DC – Following reports that the spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a lobbyist who has gained financially from efforts to...

Nadler Fights For Better Consumer Protections From Dangerous & Defective Products

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, re-introduced legislation designed to stop preventable injuries, accidents...

New Challenge For Holland Tunnel Drivers

Ongoing construction has made coming and going through the Holland Tunnel a bit tricky lately and come Monday it will get worse. The New York...

Power Outage In Flatbush

4:10PM EST: Con Ed is reporting a power outage in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn. There are approximately 1,333 customers impacted and the...

Liu: NYC Left $3.3 Mil. In Taxes On The Table

NEW YORK, NY – The City failed to collect a total of $3,355,470 from property and utility taxes because of bookkeeping flaws, two audits...

Wintry Mix En Route To Tri-State Area

It’s the calm before the storm for parts of the Tri-State, once again. A low pressure system developing in the Gulf will travel along...

Last Year’s H1N1 Flu Vaccine Was Safe

Close to 100 million doses of H1N1 flu vaccine were given out in 2009-2010 in China, with no pattern of serious side effects observed,...

Suspicious Package At Flatbush Post Office

10:10AM (Thursday): A suspicious package inside a post office has led the NYPD to cordoned off an area in front of the building on...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Rav Matisyahu Salomon In Eretz Yisroel

HaRav Matisyahu Salomon Shlita, Mashgiach of Beis Medrash Govoah in Lakewood, has been in Eretz Yisroel for the past few days. He spoke this...

CNN Reporter Beaten By Mubarak Supporters

Anderson Cooper and his crew have been attacked by supporters of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, according to CNN. CNN's Steve Brusk tweeted that "Anderson said...

Mich. School District Gives Pass to Religious Dagger

A Detroit-area district says it's allowing Sikh students to wear a small, religious dagger to school, MyFoxDetroit.com reports. The decision by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools...

CRC Kashrus Alerts 1/28

Kashrus Updates January 28, 2011 By Rabbi Sholem Fishbane Kashrus Administrator of the Chicago Rabbinical Council http://www.crcweb.org   www.twitter.com/crckosher  Please note that the Kosher Reflections Café at the...

VIDEO: Levayah Of Rav Nochum Zev Dessler ZATZAL

Below is some video footage taken at the Levayah of Rav Nochum Zev Dessler ZT"L at the Shamgar funeral home in Yerushalayim. Among the...

PA De Blasio Offers Live Updates Of Streets Plowed Near Hospitals

NYC Public Advocate de Blasio today announced an online and volunteer initiative to engage New Yorkers in monitoring snow removal, in particular on streets...

Former U.S. Secretary of State Shultz Calls on Obama to Free Pollard

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz today sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting that Jonathan Pollard be released from prison...

Message From 70 Pct Regarding Upcoming Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City from 7:00 PM Tuesday until 6:00 PM Wednesday. The current...

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations Suspended

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, has suspended Alternate Side Parking Regulations and garbage collection Citywide...

Orthodox Union IPA Statement On Tucson Shooting

The Orthodox Union released the following statement in reaction to Saturdays Tucson shooting: We join the country in mourning the loss of life in the...

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