INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE: Tens of Thousands Attend Lag BaOmer Event in Kiryas Joel / Palm...

A massive Medura lit up the sky in the Town of Palm Tree (formally known as Kiryas Joel) on Wednesday evening, as tens of...

MAILBAG: Sullivan County Resident Has Message To Jewish Anti-Vaxxers Heading Upstate This Summer

My name is Nicole Rogerson, I live in upstate New York in Sullivan County with my husband and three children, in a area that...

Fire In Jewish Home In Monroe [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

A fire ripped through a Jewish-owned home in Monroe, NY, Tuesday morning, causing serious damage. It was unknown if there were any injuries. https://vimeo.com/333366540 ...

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...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Achieves Major Victory For Summer Camp Security

It is unprecedented for a freshman Assembly Member to have a major impact on the New York State budget, but this week Assemblyman Simcha...

ARRESTED: NY Man Who Told Jewish Co-Worker She Was in ‘Gas Chamber’

The arrest of a New York man on charges of harassing a Jewish co-worker at a health food store is the latest in a...

Camp Directors Express Appreciation To Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein For Safety Initiative

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein recently proposed an addition to the New York State budget that has been heralded as an important and innovative breakthrough by...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Calls for Hate Crimes Grants Program to Include Summer Camps

The Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program was introduced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and received its first funding allotment of $25...

Upstate NY Could Get At Least A Foot Of Snow Over A Few Days

A National Weather Service expert says up to 16 inches of snow could cover the ground by Thursday morning in parts of upstate New...

NY Police Officer Fleeing Rabid Fox Shoots Himself In The Chest

Police say a bulletproof vest saved a police officer running away from a suspected rabid fox in a Hudson Valley village after he accidentally...

Federal Preliminary Report On Limo Crash Offers No Cause Yet

The National Transportation Safety Board's probe of a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York has not yet identified a cause, according to a...

City Fire Official Among 29 Charged in Upstate NY Drug Bust

A city fire official has been charged with being a major drug trafficker as the ringleader of a cocaine-dealing motorcycle club and another operation...

Winter Storm Blamed For At Least 3 Upstate New York Deaths

A winter storm that delivered heavy snow and biting cold was blamed Thursday for at least three deaths and possibly a fourth, that of...

Ellenville Shul Closed By Building Department

On Friday afternoon, Ezrath Israel Chabad, (known as the Ellenville Shul) was temporarily shut down by authorities. A temporary heater, that had been in use...

Muslim Group Urges Justice Against Suspects in Attempted Attack on Islamberg, New York

A Muslim group called Wednesday for full prosecutions against the four people accused of plotting an attack on the group's rural enclave named Islamberg...

Empire Resorts Closing Casino in Monticello, New York

Officials say the casino operations at New York’s Monticello Casino and Raceway will soon close, but the raceway will remain open. According to a Securities...

4 Charged With Planned Explosive Attack on Muslim Community in Upstate New York

Three men and a high school student were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives,...

WATCH IT: Kiryas Joel Road Rage Ends in Car Crash

This incident happened in Kiryas Joel on Monday afternoon. (YWN World Headquarters - NYC)

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