Rebbe Arrested After Hitting Student In Kiryas Joel

A Rebbe in a Kiryas Joel Yeshiva was arrested on Friday. The crime? Hitting a child. Sources tell YWN that the 13-year-old child was hit...

Bus With Skverer Bochrim Overturns Just Off Route 17 At Exit 114 Near Wurtsboro

A bus full of Skverer Bochrim overturned in Sullivan County, Friday afternoon. Catskills Hatzolah along with multiple ambulances from MobilMedics responded to the scene at...

Massive Fire Destroys New Girls Building At Yeshiva Of South Fallsburg Campus [VIDEOS &...

A massive fire destroyed a building under construction at the Yeshiva of South Fallsburg Campus on Laurel Park Road, in Sullivan County, NY. The fire...

ARRESTED: Burglary Ring Busted In Monticello; Dozens Of Jewish Homes Burglarized

On Sunday December 15, 2019 at approximately 8:45 PM, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a burglary in progress at...

FIGHTING HATE IN CHESTER: New York AG James Takes Action To Fight Blatant Jew-Hatred

Attorney General Letitia James today took action to fight discriminatory housing practices that the Town of Chester and Orange County have utilized to prevent...

SIGNIFICANT VICTORY: Shomer Shabbos Candidate Wins Election In Sullivan County

In what observers are calling a surprise and unexpected victory, year round Orthodox Jewish resident of Woodridge, NY, Moshe Chaim Weinberg, has won election...

TRAGEDY IN KIRYAS YOEL: Yungerman R”L Killed In Horrific Crash

Tragedy struck the Kiryas Joel community Sunday night, as word spread of the tragic death of a Yungerman from the community. It happened at around...

Catskills: Vehicle Overturns Into Lake, After Avoiding Head-On Collision [PHOTOS]

A vehicle overturned into a lake in the Catksills, Thursday morning. It happened at around 11:20AM on the Harris-Bushville Road. Sources tell YWN that the driver...

LET’S STOP THE LITTERING! Sullivan County Residents Post Photos Of Woodbourne Park

This morning on a local Sullivan County Facebook page, photos were published of a filthy mess left behind by members of our community, who...

Catskills: Man Airlifted After Serious Head-On Crash Near Wurtsboro [VIDEO]

A husband and wife travelling to the Catskills for Shabbos were involved in a serious head-on crash, Friday afternoon. It happened at around 4:55PM on...

Serious Crash On Route 6 Results In Only Minor Injuries [SEE THE PHOTOS]

A serious crash resulted in only minor injuries on Route 6, Friday afternoon. The crash happened just after 12:00PM on Route 6 heading Upstate -...

Missing Teens Found After Four Hours In Harriman State Park

A search in Harriman State Park for four missing teenagers ended without incident, Thursday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that Chaverim of Rockland along with Chaverim...

MEDEVAC IN MONTICELLO: Child Airlifted After Struck By Vehicle; 2 Others Struck As Well

Three children were struck by a vehicle in Monticello, on Wednesday afternoon, one of them with a serious leg injury. It happened at around 4:45PM...

2 Workers Electrocuted Checking Power Lines In New York

Officials are investigating how two workers performing a routine power line inspection north of New York City died by electrocution. Orange and Rockland Utilities officials...

Message From Catskills Hatzolah Following Shabbos Nachamu

The following message was provided by Catskills Hatzolah for the community: We hope that everyone had a happy and safe Shabbos Nachamu and Visiting weekend...

Upstate Law Enforcement Professionals Honored for Summer Season Community Partnership [PHOTOS]

Upstate Law Enforcement Professionals Honored for Summer Season Community Partnership In a spontaneous show of appreciation, community leaders gathered to recognize several upstate New York...

9:30AM UPDATE FROM GREENWOOD LAKE: Search Relaunched For Reb Dovid Traube, Missing While Boating

The search for Reb Dovid Hakohen Traube, a father of 7, who went missing in Greenwood Lake, was relaunched on Monday morning. Search crews had...

Woodridge: Fire Dept Rescues Five People From Neversink River During Storm [PHOTOS]

Five people needed to be rescued from the Neversink River in the Woodridge area during a nasty Thunderstorm, Sunday night. The five people had been...

Man Rescued After Falling Off Cliff At Minnewaska State Park

Emergency personnel were at the Minnewaska State Park in Kerhonkson on Sunday evening, to rescue a Frum man that fell off a cliff. Sources tell...

“KEEP THE HASIDIC OUT” Developers File Lawsuit over Town of Chester Delays

One hundred and fifty years ago, Chester, New York, was the birthplace of cream cheese, bringing harmony and pleasure into the world. Now, Chester, New...

Catskills Hatzolah Host High Level State Police and First Responder Officials [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

With the summer coming to a close, and the tens of thousands of visitors back in the city, Catskills Hatzolah held an annual appreciation...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Bike4Chai 2019 Kicks Off From Princeton NJ, Heads To Camp Simcha;...

Nearly 600 cyclists kicked off their 180 mile ride across three states in support of children living with illness as part the tenth annual...

Camp Rayim Cancels “Visiting Day” This Sunday Over Woodstock Traffic Nightmare

At least one camp has decided to cancel "Visiting Day" this Sunday, following YWN reports of a traffic nightmare this weekend heading to the...

EXPECTED TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE: Massive Delays Heading The Catskills This Friday

This weekend always has lot of extra traffic heading to the Catskills: It is Shabbos Nachamu. It is also Visiting Day which always add...

Catskills: Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Monticello

An accident involving a motorcycle and a car left the motorcyclist dead, Thursday afternoon. It happened at around 4:50PM, in front of 762 Sackett Lake...

Sullivan County: Multiple Arrests Made by Welfare Fraud Task Force

Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests: · July 9, 2019 – Timothy M. Landis, 34, of...

WATCH: Hagaon HaRav Rabbi Oelbaum Visits Camp Simcha

Hagaon HaRav Noach Isaac Oelbaum, noted Posek and Mora D'Asra of Khal Nachlas Yitzchok in Queens, visited Camp Simcha on Sunday. Rav Oelbaum toured the...

HORRIFIC CRASH ON ROUTE 17: Vehicle Overturns, Explodes Into Fireball At Exit 129 [SHOCK...

A single-vehicle crash critically injured three people on Route 17, late Sunday night. It happened at around 11:40PM near Exit 129 heading westbound in the...

Ulster County Resident Dies From Powassan Virus Cause BY TICK BITE

The following is via MidHudsonNews: The Ulster County Health Department Wednesday confirmed that a county resident died from the Powassan virus, a rare and often...

WARNING: It’s “Speed Awareness Week” In New York State; Police Will Be Out In...

Law enforcement agencies across the state are participating in a crackdown on speeding as part of Speed Awareness Week, a campaign aimed at reducing...

CRACKDOWN: Sullivan County Sheriff Going After Unlicensed Ice Cream Truck Vendors

In the wake of last year’s fatal accident in which a four-year-old child was struck and killed by an ice cream truck in Sackett...

Five Lev Tahor Members Indicted On Kidnapping – Including Cult Leader Nachman Helbrans

Five men have been indicted in the kidnapping of 14-year-old Yante Teller and her 12-year-old brother Chaim from Woodridge and later from Brooklyn to...

Thursday Nights After 9:00PM Will Be A Nightmare To Get To The Catskills

The New York State Thruway Authority has announced nightly ramp closures and traffic detours at exit 16 (Harriman - US Route 6 - NY...

Double Simcha At Camp Agudah, As Worldwide Daf Yomi Program And Campers Celebrate Siyumim

Inclement weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the lomdei hadaf who gathered in Liberty, New York to celebrate Agudath Israel of America’s...