Flatbush


Reunion Melaveh Malkah for Camp Agudah Masmidim

On Motzoei Shabbos Parashas Beshalach, a reunion melaveh malkah for the Masmidim (mesivta division) of Camp Agudah took place in Flatbush. Seen, Rabbi Dovid Goldstein, who hosted the event, and…

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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Storm Rams Boro Park and Flatbush

The predicted swiftly-moving bombogenesis storm dumped a day’s worth of snow in a matter of hours on Boro Park and Flatbush Thursday, though residents were generally taking it in stride.…

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Free Bike Helmets to Be Distributed In Midwood

Councilman David Greenfield is partnering with the NYC Department of Transportation to distribute free bike helmets this Sunday in Midwood. The event will be held at Kolbert Playground, on Ave.…

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Nightly Repaving Of Ocean Parkway Begins

The repaving of Ocean Parkway from its winter-caused potholes began Monday night, with work scheduled for every night through the early part of the summer. According to a release from…

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Living the Parsha

Shomrim and NYPD Apprehend Flatbush Muggers

Flatbush Shomrim assisted NYPD officers in apprehending several men who participated in a mugging in Midwood on Monday, and who may have carried out previous robberies as well. In interviews…

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Rally Protests DOT Plans for Ocean Parkway

A large crowd gathered at the corner of Ocean Parkway near Avenue J on Sunday morning to protest proposed changes to traffic patterns on the heavily traveled thoroughfare. The rally…

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Trump Advisor Meets Jewish Groups in Flatbush

A close business associate of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met Monday evening with Jewish groups in Flatbush to discuss the U.S.-Israel bond and education issues. Jason Dov Greenblatt,…

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Masbia Soup Kitchen Reports Severe Food Shortage

Masbia soup kitchen is reporting a severe food shortage, warning that needy families will receive just the barest basics for this weekend’s food packages. “Sadly, the only protein that families…

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Yeshivah Bachur Assaulted in Midwood

A bachur walking home from yeshivah was assaulted Monday evening, shocking the frum community in Midwood, which was still reeling from news of a vicious attack early that morning. According…

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Jewish Man Robbed and Viciously Assaulted on Ave. M

Police are looking for two perpetrators who robbed and viciously assaulted a frum Jewish man in Midwood early Monday morning. The attack occurred on Ave. M between East 8th and…

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Regional Briefs – November 30, 2015

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Brooklyn Fire Blamed on Power Strip BROOKLYN – A faulty power strip sparked a fire that raced through an East Flatbush home early Saturday, killing…

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