DEBLASIO PUSHES PUBLIC MARIJUANA USE: NYPD Won’t Arrest Most People Caught Smoking in Public

Lighting up a joint in the Big Apple could lighten some wallets, but won't lead to handcuffs in most cases once New York City's...

WATCH: More NYPD Officers To Hit The Streets To Counter Summertime Difficulties

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New York State Health Department Study Calls For Marijuana Legalization

A long-awaited report on marijuana will recommend that New York legalizes the drug, the state's top health official said Monday. While the report has not...

WATCH THIS: Valet Parking At Boro Park Wedding Hall Searching Car For Things To...

This video was captured from a dash-cam on Sunday night at a prominent Boro Park wedding hall. Watch how the valet parking attendants rummages through...

Former Syracuse Mayor Is Running For NY Governor

A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor. Stephanie Miner, who's the ex-mayor of Syracuse,...

Long Island: $20,000 Engagement Ring Found By Officer With Metal Detector

Long Island police say an officer used his personal metal detector to find a woman's $20,000 engagement ring she lost on the beach on...

New York State To Lead New Offshore Wind Research Effort

New York state will lead a new offshore wind research and development effort. The new group will be known as the National Offshore Wind Research...

FOUND: Missing Lakewood Cheder Children Found In Wooded Area Behind Home

A frantic search in Lakewood had a happy ending, when the two missing children were found. The two brothers, age 7 and 8, learn in Lakewood...

PHOTOS: Yeshiva Parents Launch “Protect Our Yeshivas” Campaign

Yeshiva parents today began a “Protect Our Yeshivas” campaign in response to unrelenting attacks against their schools by anti-yeshiva activists. Hundreds of families and businesses...

Levaya Of Harav Shimon Segal Zatzal, Menahel At Yeshiva Toras Emes In Flatbush For...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Harav Shimon Segal ZATZAL, the Menahel at Yeshiva Toras Emes for more than 60 years. Rav...

VIDEO: 1 Dead, Over 20 Injured In Shooting At Trenton, NJ Art Show

Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,...

NY Assembly OKs Universal Health Care; Bill Halted In Senate

The New York state Assembly has again endorsed a single-payer universal health care system. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure last week for the fourth...

WATCH: Hasidic Jews Help FDNY Move Vehicle at Scene of Williamsburg Fire

Local Hasidic residents helped FDNY firefighters move a vehicle at the scene of a fire in Williamsburg on Friday afternoon. The fire, on the roof...

PHOTO: New York Yeshiva Donates Mezuza For Governor’s Mansion

The New York governor's mansion now displays a Mezuza on its doorpost, thanks to a donation from HAFTR Yeshiva high school in Far Rockaway. The...

PHOTOS: Medevac Conference At Camp Simcha Will Help In Emergency Evacuations

Representatives from several regional Air Methods Medevac bases that serve the Glen Spey, NY area as well as crews from Westchester Hospital and Hackensack...

Teach NYS Thanks Gov. Cuomo For School Security Grants With Events At HAFTR And...

On Wendesday, Teach NYS, a nonpartisan organization advocating for government funding in nonpublic schools, hosted Gov. Cuomo at the Hebrew Academy of the Five...

Incredible: Free Bike Helmet From Felder Giveaway Saves Child’s Life Just Days Later

On Sunday, June 10th , Senator Simcha Felder, Councilman Chaim Deutsch and Flatbush Shomrim hosted a wildly successful bike safety event. The crowd far...

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