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NYS Cancels Route 17 Traffic Study

The NYS DOT has canceled plans to study the potential widening of Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties because of budgetary constraints, according...

Bike4Chai Kicks Off: 40 Bikers To Ride From Lakewood To Camp Simcha

Lakewood, NJ - A group of 40 New Jersey professionals will bicycle 135 miles over the next two days to raise money for children...

Rav Chaim Kanievsky Leaves Home For First Time Since Being Hospitalized For Steiplers Yartzheit

For the first time since returning from the hospital, after being hospitalized in Intensive Care,  Maran Hagon Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita left his home. The...

Man Wrongfully Convicted of Killing Williamsburg Jewish Landlord Will Sue NYC

A man whose conviction for the murder of a Williamsburg rabbi was overturned after he spent 15 years in prison, plans to sue the...

YWN MAILBAG: Professional Baseball Stadium Coming To Ramapo?

Dear YWN, An issue that deserves your coverage, is the upcoming referendum in the Town of Ramapo on the new 3,500-5,000-seat baseball stadium at the...

FLARE-UP: IDF Clashes With Lebanon – Three Lebanese Soldiers Killed

A day after rockets were fired at Eilat, loud explosions were reported on the northern border as Israeli and Lebanese forces engaged in massive...

Levaya Of R’ Nota Koslowitz Z”L

Lakewood, NJ - YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of R’ Nota Koslowitz Z"L (60), a long-time resident of Lakewood, and...

RIM Tells Blackberry Users Their Data Is Secured

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. issued a statement to its customers assuring them that their data was secure, a day after regulators in...

NJ Starts US Funded Health Insurance For Patients With Pre-Existing Conditions

New Jersey today opened up a federally funded health insurance plan for people with pre-existing conditions such as cancer, high cholesterol or hypertension. The insurance...

NYC Ambulances Start Using Cardiac Cooling Therapy

City paramedics have begun to treat cardiac arrest victims with a procedure that cools the body with cold intravenous fluids to preserve muscle, tissue...

NYC To Give Red-Light Scofflaws The Hook

NYC is about to put the brakes on thousands of drivers who’ve beaten the red-light camera program out of $47 million, The Post has...

Two Men Guilty In New York Airport Bomb Plot Case

Two men were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up jet fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a terror plot that authorities...

Gas Prices Across NJ Continue Decline

Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53 per gallon as of Sunday. This...

PHOTOS: Agudath Israel National Leadership Mission Report

More than 150 men and women took a day from their regular responsibilities to be part of an Agudath Israel of America delegation...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Darchei Chinuch Summer Program Visits Ashkeluna Water Park in Ashkelon

Hundreds of boys got to enjoy a refreshment from the hot sun as they went on their yearly trip to the Ashkeluna Water Park...

Rockets Slam Into Eilat & Aqaba, One Person Killed; Where Were They Fired From?

Five rockets were fired towards Eilat and the Jordanian port city of Aqaba Monday morning. There were no reports of injury or damage in...

Democrats Keep Distance From Each Other

With midterm elections looming on the horizon, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi skirted questions on ABC's "This Week" about the ethics charges pending...

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