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Monsey: Westchester Medical Center Signs Joint Venture With Good Samaritan Hospital

Monsey: Westchester Medical Center Signs Joint Venture With Good Samaritan Hospital
[VIDEO & PHOTOS BY JDN IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Westchester Medical Center and the Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) announced a ground-breaking commitment to high-quality care as close to home as possible for the people of the Hudson Valley. “A Joint Venture with Westchester Medical Center represents an unparalleled opportunity to enhance the quality of services for the people in the region and will preserve and expand local health care,” said Mark Nantz, Executive Vice President of Bon Secours Health System.  “The ...

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Yeshiva Of Spring Valley's 72nd Annual Dinner- An Enjoyable Evening For All

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Yeshiva Of Spring Valley's 72nd Annual Dinner- An Enjoyable Evening For All[By: Shoshana Bernstein] A Wednesday night Yeshiva dinner is not generally synonymous with an enjoyable evening out, yet Yeshiva of Spring Valley’s, 72nd Annual Dinner was exactly that. A capacity crowd, a dais graced with Roshei Yeshivos, Rabbonim and Members of the Yeshiva’s Vaad Hachinuch. A timely and succinct program with delectable food, was further enlivened by a palpable sense of camaraderie and pride of ownership, “This is OUR school and we are proud to be here!” was the unspoken message of the night. Welcome signs ...    Full Story »

Interfaith Summit Held In Rockland County (2 opinions)

Interfaith Summit Held In Rockland CountyRockland County Executive Edwin Day brought religious leaders together Wednesday for an interfaith summit to address the rise of tensions and anti-Semitism in the county. “Today’s interfaith summit is a jumping off point,” Day said. “It begins ongoing dialogue to improve the quality of life for all people of Rockland County.” The roundtable included the county’s top Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith leaders and started the process of improving communication between the diverse cultures and deepening community relations based ...    Full Story »

Spring Valley: Body Found In Vacant House After Fire

Spring Valley: Body Found In Vacant House After FireOn May 13, 2015 at 1:15 a.m. the Spring Valley PD and FD responded to the area of Franka Place and Twin Avenue following a report of heavy smoke in the area. Upon arrival, emergency services located a structure fire at 59 Twin Avenue in the village, a house that has been abandoned for at least one year. The fire was extinguished by the Spring Valley Fire Department. Upon performing a search of the home, human skeletal remains were found, which appear to be that of a male and have apparently been there for some time. The scene was ...    Full Story »

13-Year-Old Struck By Car In Monsey Remains On Life Support - Please Continue To Be Mispallel (3 opinions)

13-Year-Old Struck By Car In Monsey Remains On Life Support - Please Continue To Be MispallelThe following is a letter from the parents of Chezky Sklarz, the 13 year old Boy who was struck by a vehicle on Route 59 in Monsey nearly four weeks weeks ago. Dear all: With tears in our eyes we plead and beg you - please don't stop saying Tehillim for our only son, 13-year-old Chezky, who was struck by a vehicle almost 4 weeks ago. He still remains in critical condition and is on life support. Please continue to daven for his speedy recovery. His name is Alter Shimon Yecheskel ben Rochel Chana. Thanking all of you in advance ...    Full Story »

Monsey: Atzeres Tefillah Held For HaRav Mordechai Berg (4 opinions)

Monsey: Atzeres Tefillah Held For HaRav Mordechai BergA very prominent and Choshuv Rov in Monsey, HaRav Mordechai Berg Shlita, is in need of our tefillos for a refuah shilamah. In addition to being the selfless and dedicated leader of his kehilla, his speeches have inspired and elevated thousands of people in the community. On Sunday night, an Atzeres Tefila was held in Rabbi Bergs Shul on Charlotte Drive at which a name was added. Please be Mispallel for Reuven Alter Mordechai ben Malka - Bsoch Sha'ar Cholei Yisroel. (Chaim Shaprio - YWN)

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Crane Overturns In Monsey Trapping Operator

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Crane Overturns In Monsey Trapping Operator[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] On Sunday evening at approximately 7:45PM, the Ramapo Police responded to 13 Monsey Blvd for reports of a crane that had fallen over. Arriving officers on scene found that the crane had been operating on a slight grade at a construction site on property when it fell on its side. Monsey FD was on scene to assist in getting the operator of the crane out of the driver compartment cab as the crane arm became stuck in the upright position. The operator of the crane, a 42 year old male from Monsey, ...    Full Story »

New Square: Police Arrest Four Teens For Throwing Eggs At Jewish Pedestrians (3 opinions)

New Square: Police Arrest Four Teens For Throwing Eggs At Jewish PedestriansFour teens were arrested after they were caught driving around New Square and throwing eggs at the Orthodox Jewish pedestrians, At approximately 2:38AM, the Ramapo Police Department responded to the area of Washington Avenue in the Village of New Square after they received reports of occupants of a vehicle throwing eggs at pedestrians. Upon arrival, bystanders directed officers to a vehicle occupied by 4 individuals. Officers on scene conducted an investigation and the four occupants of the vehicle were placed under arrest. No injuries ...    Full Story »

Fire In New Square Home On Shabbos Morning (4 opinions)

Fire In New Square Home On Shabbos MorningAt about 8:05AM on Shabbos morning, Ramapo police responded to 38 Lincoln Ave. in the Village of New Square for a reported structure fire. Homeowners called Ramapo police through 911 screaming that there was a fire. Upon arrival, police reported an active structure fire in the apartment of a multiple family dwelling. Hillcrest fire department was on the scene and advised that all occupants of the building had been evacuated. The fire appears to have started in a 1st floor bathroom and spread into the hallway and an adjacent ...    Full Story »
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