Yankees Stop Using Recording of ‘G-d Bless America’ While Investigating Singer’s Racism

The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of...

New York State’s Population Continues To Decline

NEW numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state's population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state's total population...

DRAMATIC FOOTAGE: NYPD Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Manhattan Shootout

The NYPD says an officer was wounded in a broad daylight gunbattle in upper Manhattan that left one suspect dead. It happened at about 4:30...

MORE ACTIONS TAKEN: NYC Health Dept Closes THREE MORE Satmar Williamsburg Yeshivas Due To...

The New York City Health Department today announced it is issuing three civil summonses, subject to fines, to people who failed to comply with...

The Moster Loses – Read His Statement

If anyone cares, the following is the statement by Naftali Moster, the individual who worked b'emisiras nefesh to destroy our Mosdos Hatorah. Today, an Albany...

YESHIVA EDUCATION WINS! Court Strikes Down New NY State Yeshiva Guidelines!

As Klal Yisroel is making final preparations for Pesach, YWN is glad to share the breaking news that the State Supreme Court has struck...

Suspected Arsonist Arrested at Historic NYC Church With Gas Canisters, Lighter Fluid

A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested...

Midwood / Flatbush: Extra Garbage Pickups Before Pesach

With Pesach approaching at the end of this week, please see below for information about additional trash and recycling collections. ALL of Community Board...

New Jersey Congressmen Say ‘No Way’ To Manhattan Toll Plan

New York’s plan to charge a fee for motorists entering its congested midtown area won’t go into effect for another two years but is...

Boro Park CB12 Announces Extra Garbage Pickups & Important Sereifas Chometz Info

Sanitation Pickup Schedule: There will be a district-wide recycling pickup Bedikas Chometz night, April 18th. The pickup will start at 12 am and continue through...

WATCH: Investigation Underway After American Airlines Plane Nearly Crashes at JFK Airport

Federal safety officials are investigating an American Airlines flight in which the plane tipped in a strong wind and a wingtip clipped a runway...

IN TIME FOR PESACH: Otisville Prison Being Reopened To Visitors Following Measles Incident

Inmates at the Otisville Correctional Facility in Upstate NY received some good news today, that the prison will once again allow visitors - just in time...

WATCH THIS: Local Yeshiva Bochurim Tovel 6000 Glasses From “Sands Wedding Hall” in Atlantic...

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) There is an organization called the “Coney Island Polar Bear Club” where members take a...

TRAGIC: Bicyclist Struck & Killed By Truck in Boro Park [PHOTOS]

A bike rider was struck and killed by a truck in Boro Park, Wednesday afternoon. It happened at 17th Avenue and 47th Street,at around 5:30PM. Hatzolah...

WATCH: Veteran Mechanech Rabbi Pilchick Brings a ‘Korban Pesach’ to Class

Veteran Mechanech HaRav Yaakov Pilchick was spotted in Boro Park with a sheep, used to teach his class about Korban Pesach.

Flatbush: 5 Alarm Blaze Tears Through Restauarant on Flatbush Ave [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

A five-alarm fire ripped through a sushi restaurant and medical office in Marine Park, Brooklyn. The fire broke out in the restaurant on Flatbush Avenue...

FIGHTING THE MEASLES: Rockland County BANS Unvaccinated People From Public Places For 21 Days

Officials trying to contain a measles outbreak in a county north of New York City on Tuesday ordered all unvaccinated people exposed to the...

SHTREIMEL BAN? New York City Considers Banning Sale Of Fur

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing...

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