Maimonides Medical Center

Baby's Death Shakes Borough Park

05/09/2003
Staff Writer
The mysterious death Tuesday afternoon of an 11-month-old Borough Park boy has shaken the largely fervently Orthodox neighborhood, as residents speculated about the legality of a baby-sitting operation in the basement of a three-family brick residence on 18th Avenue and 53rd Street. Yechezkel Kraminer, the youngest of three children of full-time yeshiva student Baruch and his working wife, Chana, was dead on arrival at Maimonides Medical Center.

Bobover Rebbe Dies At 92

08/04/2000
Staff Writer
Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who revived his Bobover chasidic group in Borough Park and helped turn the Brooklyn neighborhood into one of the largest American bastions of Orthodoxy, died there Wednesday in Maimonides Medical Center. He was 92, and had been in poor health in recent years.
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