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WATCH: Camp Simcha Boys 2015: Days 1-3

Each summer, 450 seriously ill children are treated to unforgettable, medically supervised overnight camp experiences at Camp Simcha, for children battling cancer and other hematological illnesses, and Camp Simcha Special, for children with debilitating chronic conditions. At Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special, children and teens trade hospital rooms and doctors' offices for fun, friendship, and hope for the ...    Full Story »

PHOTO: Car Into Lake Just Outside Of Monroe - Occupants Manage To Get Out

PHOTO: Car Into Lake Just Outside Of Monroe - Occupants Manage To Get OutA vehicle ended up inside a lake on Monday afternoon, but thankfully the occupants were able to get out in time. As can be seen in the attached photo, the convertible vehicle - with its roof down - is seen floating in the center of the "Orange-Rockland Lake" - located between Route 17 and Orange and Rockland Road. This is just outside of Monroe. The incident happened around 2:30PM. Emergency personnel rushed to the scene, but found the occupants standing at the banks of the lake. It is unknown how this occurred. Police are on ...    Full Story »

BREAKING PHOTOS: Serious Crash Outside Kiryas Joel, Victim Heavily Entrapped, Medevac Requested [1:10PM] (1 opinions)

BREAKING PHOTOS: Serious Crash Outside Kiryas Joel, Victim Heavily Entrapped, Medevac Requested [1:10PM][PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Emergency personnel are currently on the scene of a serious crash just outside of Kiryas Joel, Monday afternoon. The crash is on Nininger Rd - also known as State Police Road - and happened just before 1:00PM. It appears this was a head-on crash involving a van and the cab of a tractor-trailer. Sources tell YWN that the victim is heavily pinned inside the vehicle, and rescue workers are in the process of cutting the vehicle apart to extricate the victim. There is at least one person with serious injuries, ...    Full Story »

PHOTO: Tree Limb Falls - Missing Father And Child By Inches

PHOTO: Tree Limb Falls - Missing Father And Child By InchesShortly after thunderstorms tore through Sullivan County on Sunday afternoon, a father took his child in a stroller out for a walk in Sunshine Estates in the town of Thomsonville. Suddenly, without warning, a limb of a tree crashed to the pavement below, missing the father and his child by inches. (YWN Sullivan County Newsroom)

BREAKING: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Sullivan County On Sunday Afternoon

BREAKING: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Sullivan County On Sunday AfternoonTemperatures in the upper 90s have combined with high humidity to boost the heat index to an intolerable 100 degrees, even 105 degrees in some areas. And a cold front approaching from the west will also increase the likelihood of severe thunderstorms across the lower Hudson Valley. Sullivan County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:45 p.m., and Pike County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. Sunday. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 6:45 pm EDT for Southern Sullivan County. At 6:11 pm EDT, a ...    Full Story »
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