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SHOCKING PHOTO: Aron Wieder Receives Doctored Photo Of Himself Being Beheaded By ISIS (4 opinions)

SHOCKING PHOTO: Aron Wieder Receives Doctored Photo Of Himself Being Beheaded By ISIS
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) responded immediately to a threat today against Aron Wieder. Wieder, the only Hasidic member of the Rockland County NY Legislature, received, via email, a doctored photo of himself being beheaded by an ISIS terrorist. “We don't know who did this but we’re going to find out,” said Hikind, who immediately phoned Wieder upon hearing the news. “The Jewish community worldwide is celebrating the miracle of Chanukah and some sick individual chose this time to send this message to Wieder and our ...

Ramapo Police Arrest Four Suspects Minutes After Committing Gunpoint Robbery In Pomona (1 opinions)

Ramapo Police Arrest Four Suspects Minutes After Committing Gunpoint Robbery In PomonaThe Town of Ramapo Police Department tells YWN that they received a 911 call reporting a past armed robbery on Sunday night. The robbery had occurred about 5 minutes before the 911 call. The caller told police that it took place in front of 3 Sherwood Ridge Road, in the Village of Pomona. Ramapo police officers arrived and began their investigation. The victim had some swelling to his face and was treated by Rockland Paramedics. The victim stated that he was lured outside of his residence by a person known to him when he was attacked by two ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Bikur Cholim Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Blythedale Children's Hospital

PHOTOS: Bikur Cholim Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Blythedale Children's Hospital[PHOTOS BY JDN IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Keeping to their long-standing tradition of serving patients and their families, Bikur Cholim has done it again. This past Sunday, November 9th, another link was added to the vast chain of existing Bikur Cholim Shabbos Rooms throughout Rockland, Westchester and northern New Jersey. This time, it is Blythedale Chidren’s Hospital in Westchester County, New York`s only freestanding specialty children’s hospital, dedicated to improving the health status and quality of life of children with complex ...    Full Story »

Ramapo Police Alerts Community: Suspicious Man Follows 15-Year-Old Girl, Asks Her To Get Into His Pickup Truck

Ramapo Police Alerts Community: Suspicious Man Follows 15-Year-Old Girl, Asks Her To Get Into His Pickup TruckThe Ramapo Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred on 11/10/14, where a 15 year old girl was approached by a man while walking home from her school bus stop in the Village of Wesley Hills. The girl reports that at about 5:45PM, after being dropped off on Route 306 near Kentor Lane, she noticed a small white pickup truck that appeared to be waiting to turn from Kentor Lane onto Route 306. A short while later, as she was walking down Kentor Lane, she saw the pickup truck pass her, then turn around and it stopped ...    Full Story »

Ramapo Police Investigating Multiple Vehicle Thefts In The Monsey Area

Ramapo Police Investigating Multiple Vehicle Thefts In The Monsey AreaThe Ramapo Police Department tells YWN that another three cars were stolen from the Monsey area of the Town. Earlier this week YWN reported that three vehicles had been stolen from the Wesley Hills and Pomona neighborhoods. As in the last incident, the three vehicles were also stolen from their respective driveways, and these occurred in the early morning hours ...    Full Story »

Ramapo Police Investigating Multiple Vehicle Thefts In Wesley Hills And Pomona

Ramapo Police Investigating Multiple Vehicle Thefts In Wesley Hills And PomonaThe Ramapo Police Department tells YWN that three vehicles were stolen from the Wesley Hills and Pomona area of the Town in the early morning hours of Sunday 11/02/14. All vehicles were located in the owner’s driveway or in the street in front of the owner’s home at the time of the thefts. The description of the stolen vehicles are as follows: • 2001 Nissan Altima, white, four door sedan, bearing NY registration DSR-3134 from the Astor Place area of Wesley Hills. • 2016 Acura MDX, White, SUV, bearing NY registration FZV-4284 ...    Full Story »

Monsey: Community Outreach Center Spearheads Local Recycling Initiative

Monsey: Community Outreach Center Spearheads Local Recycling InitiativeIn recent weeks, Community Outreach Center has announced its Recycling Initiative, a special program designed to boost recycling rates. Community Outreach Center, with the assistance of County Legislator Aron Wieder, undertook this project to create a Kiddush Hashem in Rockland County. “Our goal is to educate rather than enforce. The COC Community Recycling Initiative is a perfect example of that,” says Ramapo Town Supervisor, Christopher St. Lawrence, who also serves as the Chairman of Rockland County’s Solid Waste Management ...    Full Story »

New York State Awards Over $2.5 Million For Ramapo Sidewalk Projects

New York State Awards Over $2.5 Million For Ramapo Sidewalk ProjectsNew York State has awarded $2,551,747 to several municipalities within the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County for a number of sidewalk projects throughout the Town. The Town of Ramapo will receive $1,265,000 for the Route 306 Pedestrian Sidewalk Project, which will encompass the area of Route 306 between Ralph Boulevard and Viola Road. In addition, the Village of Kaser was awarded $258,572 for the Saddle River Road Pedestrian Sidewalk Project. The Village of Wesley Hills is set to receive $1,028,175 for the East Willow Street Sidewalk ...    Full Story »

Monsey: Police Arrest 5 Suspects For Recent Car Break-ins

Monsey: Police Arrest 5 Suspects For Recent Car Break-insPolice say they have arrested the suspects allegedly responsible for a recent rash of car break-ins in Monsey. The suspects were nabbed Saturday at around 4 a.m. after a neighbor tipped off police to a group of suspicious men that were going through parked cars in the area. Police say the five accused male suspects, who range in age from 15 to 19 years old, targeted unlocked cars. Authorities say an investigation of the suspects' cars turned up cash, credit cards, identification and personal checks. The suspects are facing numerous ...    Full Story »

Monsey: Clogged Dryer Vent Starts Apartment Fire (2 opinions)

Monsey: Clogged Dryer Vent Starts Apartment FireFire in a multiple family building damaged a basement apartment Sunday morning. At about 9 a.m., firefighters were called to 25 Cedar Lane in Monsey. The fire was mostly restricted to the lower apartment; however, there was smoke and water damage to other parts of the building. There were no reports of injuries. Ramapo Police said the fire was not deemed suspicious and appears to have been caused by a clogged lint vent in the clothes dryer. The Monsey Fire Department was assisted by the Hillcrest and South Spring Valley fire ...    Full Story »

Judge Tosses Results Of Ramapo Ward Vote Over Fraud Allegations

Judge Tosses Results Of Ramapo Ward Vote Over Fraud AllegationsA Rockland County judge tossed the results of last week's Ramapo ward election after allegations of voter fraud. Residents were voting on whether or not to divide the town into six wards, essentially giving people more diverse representation. Many claim certain lawmakers were committing fraud to keep that from happening by withholding information and not allowing poll watchers. A town representative denies the claims, saying the election was thrown out because of clerical mistakes regarding absentee ballots and registration. The town ...    Full Story »
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