| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:07 PM
They are a volunteer force on the streets of Williamsburg, usually praised, now on the defense after reports that the Kings County Safety Patrol, also known as the Shomrim, target minorities unfairly.
"We are out to help here. It doesn't matter color,"...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 12:13 PM
An off-duty NYPD officer opened fire on a Brooklyn man early Thursday morning after police say the suspect wrestled a firearm from another off-duty police officer.
According to authorities, the shooting happened at around 4 a.m. in the vicinity of...
| May 7, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 Main St., 2-8:30 p.m.
Today: Outlaws, Crazy Elmer & Happy Jack
May 14: Southern Comfort
May 15: Country Rhythm
May 21: Bill Murray
May 22: Mesa
May 28: Banned From The Ranch
May 29: Jesse Wade
May 30: Moore Brothers...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Bunny Lunch: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lehighton Recreation Center, Eighth St., Lehighton. Visit from Peter Cottontail, candy, balloon, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, beverage. Bring your camera. Tickets: 610-377-1053, 570-386-4569. Bunny Brunch: noon-3...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Another snow day! With all the white fluffy stuff, my son has been pesting me like crazy to go sledding. We have some moderate slopes right in our backyard but he wants to head out to Alton Park where the kids, sleds, saucers and tubes in eager hands,...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Rabbi Israel S. Dresner was gripped with fear when an angry mob surrounded the house where he'd gone to meet the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
It was 1962, and Dresner was with King in Albany, Ga., to organize and demonstrate against civil rights abuses...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 3:44 PM
A Borough Park man known locally and on the Internet as the "Flying Rabbi," is taking Jimmy Kimmel to court after the the late-night talk show host featured him in a comedic spoof of Lebron James.
The short that ran in August on Jimmy Kimmel Live,...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 8:54 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades.
"They wear these little Speedos and they grind against...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 7:10 AM
Police say four members of a Jewish security patrol in Brooklyn are recovering after being shot by a suspicious man in a car. The suspect also was wounded by a bullet police say he fired.
The members of the Orthodox Shomrim group were following him in...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:05 PM
An armed bank robber was nabbed Monday in a Brooklyn alley following a failed robbery, carjacking and a street chase involving a Jewish neighborhood patrol, according to New York City police.
The suspect -- identified as a 39-year-old male -- first hit...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:50 PM
Yoseph Robinson turned away from a life touched by crime only to die trying to stop a crime. Today was his funeral.
Under slate grey Brooklyn skies Robinson's family, friends and members of his community gathered for his funeral, filling to standing room...