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ELECTION 2016: Monsey Voted 90.2 Percent For Trump, While New Square Voted 96 Percent For Hillary (7 opinions)

ELECTION 2016: Monsey Voted 90.2 Percent For Trump, While New Square Voted 96 Percent For HillaryAccording to a reports by LoHud.com, Donald Trump polled well in traditional GOP strongholds in Rockland County, official results for the Nov. 8 election show. Trump scored his biggest percentage victory - 90.2 percent - in Monsey. Clinton’s support in New Square was no surprise. She won 96 percent of the vote in one New Square district, her biggest percentage in the county. She forged ties with Skver in a visit during her 2000 U.S Senate campaign. That campaign stop came under scrutiny several months later when President Bill ...    Full Story »

Kiddush Hashem: Community Outreach Center Launces 'Keep our Community Clean' Initiative for Monsey Residents

Kiddush Hashem: Community Outreach Center Launces 'Keep our Community Clean' Initiative for Monsey ResidentsIn conjunction with the Town of Ramapo and Interstate Waste Services, Community Outreach Center has launched a “Keep our Community Clean” Initiative. The reviews on Community Outreach Center’s recycling program, which has been running for the past two years, have been overwhelmingly positive. In the wake of that success, COC is taking their task of improving the quality of life for Ramapo residents to the next level. COC representatives say that they often receive calls and letters about garbage issues. The law requires that ...    Full Story »

Wieder Condemns Latest Anti-Semitic Acts In Rockland

Wieder Condemns Latest Anti-Semitic Acts In RocklandRockland County Legislator Aron B. Wieder is condemning acts of anti-Semitism after graffiti reading “No Jews” was found spray-painted on a street and on a Realtor’s sign in Pomona as first reported earlier by YWN. “I know people from all walks of life in Rockland, from various towns and villages, and of various backgrounds,” Wieder said. “Most of our ...    Full Story »

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Large Forest Fire Near Monsey - Smoke And Smell Of Fire Across Rockland County

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Large Forest Fire Near Monsey - Smoke And Smell Of Fire Across Rockland County [VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Two wildfires have burned hundreds of acres in Harriman State Park, and residents in Monsey / Rockland County were reporting that the smell of fire and smoke was all across the area. Fire officials say the fire started Sunday afternoon in the park along Route 202 at Wilder Road in Suffern. That fire scorched around 30 acres of forest before being contained. Another fire started near Lake Sebago along Route 17 and is still burning. That fire has burned around 130 acres. It is unknown what ...    Full Story »

Behind the Presidential Noise, Aron Wieder Steps Forward To Run For Us (1 opinions)

Behind the Presidential Noise, Aron Wieder Steps Forward To Run For UsWhile many of you are focused on today's presidential election, there is a crucial local election taking place in Orange and Rockland counties. Rockland Legislator Aron Wieder is challenging incumbent Republican Karl Brabenec in the 98th Assembly District. The 98th assembly district encompasses 60% of the East Ramapo school district. A vote for Wieder is a vote for all of us. Wieder served on the East Ramapo School Board for three years in multiple capacities. As a school board member, Wieder introduced and passed a proposal to ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: Ramapo Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Two Jewish Women In Monsey Last Week

BREAKING: Ramapo Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Two Jewish Women In Monsey Last WeekThe Ramapo Pollice have just arrested a suspect wanted for assaulting two Jewish women in Monsey last week. 28-year-old Adrian Valentin was arrested and being charged in the assaults, and using ammonia against their faces. The arraingnment is set for 6:00PM tonight. The first incident happened Tuesday on Carmen Court in Chestnut Ridge, while the second happened ...    Full Story »

TEHILLIM - Serious Crash On Palisades Parkway Near Monsey - 2 Victims In Critical Condition (7 opinions)

TEHILLIM - Serious Crash On Palisades Parkway Near Monsey - 2 Victims In Critical ConditionA serious crash on the Palisades Interstate Parkway has left two victims in critical condition, late Thursday night. Sources tell YWN that a minivan carrying three members of the "Tantzers" had just finished dancing at a wedding in a Monsey hall and were heading back to Boro Park. Just before midnight, in the area of Exit 11, a deer ran in front of their vehicle, causing the driver to swerve to avoid hitting it. Unfortunately, the driver lost control and the vehicle slammed into a tree. Rockland Hatzolah, Spring Hill EMS, NY State Police ...    Full Story »

TEHILLIM - Child In Serious Conditon After Struck By Taxi In Monsey (7 opinions)

TEHILLIM - Child In Serious Conditon After Struck By Taxi In MonseyA 6-year old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a Taxi in Monsey. Rockland Hatzolah received multiple calls at around 5:22PM on Tuesday evening, reporting a child struck on Calvert Drive near Crest Court. Arriving Hatzolah volunteers arrived on scene to find the child unconscious, and suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to Westchester Trauma Center by Hatzolah Paramedics, where he is listed in serious condition. The Ramapo Police is on the scene investigating the incident. Please say Tehillim for ...    Full Story »

TRAGEDY IN MONSEY - Two Yeshiva Bochrim Struck By Vehicle; 1 Killed, 1 Hospitalized; Driver Is Off Duty Police Officer (7 opinions)

TRAGEDY IN MONSEY - Two Yeshiva Bochrim Struck By Vehicle; 1 Killed, 1 Hospitalized; Driver Is Off Duty Police OfficerA terrible tragedy in Monsey has R"L left one Yeshiva Bochur dead and another with serious injuries. At around midnight (Wednesday night - Thursday morning), the two Bochrim were standing on the sidewalk on Haverstraw Road in Suffern NY, when a vehicle swerved out of contro jumping the curb and striking both boys. A second vehicle was struck as well. Hatzolah of Rockland along with EMS and other emergency personnel rushed to the scene - which was in front of Yeshiva Tiferet Torah. One Bochur was found in traumatic arrest. Hatzolah ...    Full Story »

TONIGHT - One of The Few Remaining Talmidim of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin To Speak In Monsey

TONIGHT - One of The Few Remaining Talmidim of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin To Speak In MonseyThe Monsey community is invited to hear Divrei Zichronos and Divrei Hisorerus from Rabbi Meir Shapiro, one of the very few remaining Talmidim of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin. He will be speaking about the Nissim and Hashgacha Pratis he experienced before, during and after the Holocaust. It will take place tonight (Thursday), August 11th at 8:30PM at Bais Hamedrash Bais Yosef Meir (Rabbi Levitan's Shul), located at 19 Olympia Lane, Monsey, NY - in the lower Bais Medrash. Men and women are invited to attend. (There is no charge). (YWN ...    Full Story »
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