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Brooklyn Resident Crowned as 2013’s Miss America

Residents of the Big Apple stood up and cheered heartily on Saturday evening, January 12, when Mallory Hagan, 23, a Fashion Institute Technology student...

Cake Decorator Aims for Top Spot on Show

Award-winning Jewish cake decorator competes for first prize on Baking Channel’s new show Lisa Mansour is working hard on-air to complete a two-tier “fabric...

Houses of Worship Ravaged by Hurricane Sandy Seek Government Help

In an effort to persuade the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to include houses of worship in their grant package to those churches, synagogues...

Hurricane-Battered Far Rockaway Residents Still Struggling with Mold, Other Problems

While the immediate impact of Hurricane Sandy may have receded for them, the residents of Far Rockaway continue to struggle with the unpleasant and...

School Bus Drivers Keep Parents on Edge over Possible Strike

As the possibility of a strike by New York City school bus drivers – originally threatened for this past Monday but averted at the...

NY Parking Signs Get Refreshed

Manhattan, NY - New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and City Council Member Daniel R....

Madoff Brother Forced to Forfeit Most of Property

Peter Madoff – who next month will begin his 10-year prison sentence for his role in his infamous brother’s unprecedented financial swindle – has...

Matthew Goldstein and Matthew Hiltzik Honored by NY Board of Rabbis

On Wednesday evening, December 12th, the fifth night of Chanukah was ushered in with a most joyous “Vodka and Latke Reception” sponsored by the...

New York Woman Charged with Hate Crime in Subway Death

A 31-year-old woman has been charged with murder as a hate crime after shoving a New York man to his death in front of...

Bloomberg to Ban Smoking in Private Homes?

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who famously instituted a ban on smoking in bars, may now be looking to target those who want to...

NYC Small Business Services & Mayor’s Office Of Media Employee Training Grant Program

The New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) announced late last week that...

Secretary Clinton Admitted To New York Hospital for Blood Clot

On Sunday, December 30th, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot...

Bloomberg and Kelly Announce 2012 Sets All Time Low Record for Murders and Shootings in NYC History

Publisher of the Jewish Voice, David BenHooren, greets Commissioner Kelly. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced that...

Open University Gala Honors Sen. Joe Lieberman, Galia Maor and Alberto Sutton

On Monday evening, December 10th over 300 guests and prominent personalities gathered at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan to attend the annual Open University...

Madoff’s Brother Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

Peter Madoff, who admitted to assisting his infamous brother Bernie with the latter’s notorious Ponzi scheme that swindled numerous individuals and institutions out of...

School Bus Drivers’ Union Threatens to Strike in January

In January of 2013, an estimated 150,000 New York City public school students may not have a way to get to and from school...

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