TONIGHT: Famous NYS Thruway Mincha Area Opens; Thousands Headed to Catskills Expected to Utilize...

Sloatsburg NY. Once again, travelers making their way up to the Catskills on Thursday nights will be able to stop for Mincha and Maariv...

Catskills Hatzolah Launches “Drone Team” To Be Used In Search & Rescue

Catskills Hatzalah is pleased to announce the launch of its Drone Team. The Drone Team brings advanced capabilities to the Catskills Hatzalah Search and...

Court Overturns Nonpublic School Bus Ruling: Agudath Israel Supports Blooming Grove Appeal to Highest...

Last week, in a ruling that could have major ramifications for yeshiva students across New York State, an appellate court overruled a lower court...

Pre-Summer Safety Meeting Draws Community Leaders, Law Enforcement Reps and Federal and County Officials

With summer fast approaching, Jewish community leaders met with federal and county officials and members of local law enforcement to discuss safety and security...

Jewish Camps Reach Truce with NY Town in Zoning Laws Dispute

A group of Jewish camps have settled with the town of Wawarsing in upstate New York following a bitter legal battle over new zoning...

MONTICELLO: Gunpoint Home Invasion Robbery Of Jewish Home

A Jewish family in Monticello was the victim of an armed robbery late Wednesday night. Sources tell YWN that two men broke into a home...

CATSKILLS: Jewish Summer Camps File Another Lawsuit Against Wawarsing

A group of Jewish summer camps have filed a second lawsuit against the town of Wawarsing, New York, in an attempt to undo newly...

New York Trooper Fatally Shoots Driver in Buffalo

A New York state trooper fatally shot a driver Saturday during a traffic stop, and authorities said they were looking into what might have...

CATSKILLS: 8 Frum Camps Sue Over Town’s New “Discriminatory” Rules

The town of Wawarsing in Ulster County, NY, has been hit by a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by the administrators of eight Orthodox Jewish...

CATSKILLS: Man Caught Stealing Copper Pipes From Bungalow

A 44-year-old parolee from Monticello is spending time in the Sullivan County Jail for cutting copper pipes out of a bungalow in the Town...

FALLSBURG: Man Arrested For Fatal Crash On Route 42, Was On Drugs At The...

Town of Fallsburg Police Chief Simmie Williams announced the arrest and arraignment today on a Sealed Indictment of James Greco, 52, of Franklin Lakes,...

FALLSBURG: Republican Katherine Rappaport Defeats Long-Time Fallsburg Town Supervisor Steven Vegliante

Republican Katherine Rappaport has knocked off incumbent Fallsburg Supervisor Steven Vegliante after a judge ruled that several hundred challenged ballots could be counted. An attorney...

MASSIVE WIN: Judge: NY School Districts Must Provide Busing to Non-Public School Students on...

In a massive win for New York yeshivos, a state judge ruled that a school district must provide busing for non-public school students on...

Senator Schumer Visits Kiryas Joel, Pays Visit To Satmar Rebbe [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

Senator Schumer visited the village of Kiryas Joel on Sunday afternoon, where he was welcomed by Village Administrator Gedalye Szegedin. Schumer, who was accompanied by...

No Bail For NY Trooper Charged With Murder In Thruway Chase

A judge has denied bail for a New York state trooper charged with murder after a pursuit on the Thruway ended with the death...

TROUBLE IN SOUTH BLOOMING GROVE: Board of Elections Accused Of Playing With Hasidic Vote

Askanim in Orange County, NY, are accusing the Board of Elections of deliberately withholding the results of the write-in votes in South Blooming Grove's...

Police: One Dead After Helicopter Crash In New York Town

One person was killed after a helicopter crashed near Storm King Mountain on Sunday afternoon, New York State Police said. The Robinson R44 helicopter crashed...

Longtime Upstate NY Member Of Congress, Boehlert, Dead At 84

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, who represented upstate New York for 24 years, died at age 84, according to a statement from former...

NYPD Officer Arrested For Vandalizing Jewish Camp On Rosh Hashanah

A New York City cop has been arrested on felony burglary charges after allegedly breaking into a Jewish camp on Sprout Lake Road on...

HATE IN WOODBOURNE: Vehicle Fires Paintballs At Woodbourne Shul [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

A driver fired multiple paintballs at the famous Woodburn Shul today - the second day of Rosh Hashanaha, and sources tell YWN that authorities...

Limo Operator Avoids Prison Time In Crash That Killed 20

The operator of a limousine company was spared prison time Thursday in a 2018 crash that killed 20 people when catastrophic brake failure sent...

TRAGEDY IN KIRYAS JOEL: Yeshiva Bochur Struck & Killed By Vehicle

Tragedy struck the Satmar community on Tuesday evening, as word spread of a tragic accident which resulted in the Petira of a Yeshiva Bochur. It...

Monticello: MVA On Fraser Road & Ananwana Road [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Catskills Hatzolah was on the scene of a two car crash in Monticello, Sunday afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Fraser Road and Anawana...

NY State Police Gives Update On Double Fatal Crash On Route 17 This Week

As YWN reported on Wednesday, a serious crash on Route 17 left two people dead. Today, the NY State Police has provided YWN with...

CATSKILLS: Double Fatal Crash On Route 17 – Highway Shut In Both Directions

A horrific crash on NY Route 17 claimed the lives of two victims, Wednesday night. Sources tell YWN that two vehicles were involved in the...

CATSKILLS: Car Fire Forces Temporary Closure Of Route 17 [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Traffic was brought to a halt on the eastbound lanes of Route 17 this morning. Sources tell YWN that a passenger vehicle suddenly went up...

BICHASDEI HASHEM: SUV With Yeshiva Bochrim Overturns – No One Injured! [READ THE DETAILS]

Recently, YWN has unfortunately had to fill these pages with tragedy and sorry. YWN is glad when readers share stories with us to publish...

Jewish Community Honors Federal, State and Local Officials For Heroism During Pandemic [PHOTOS]

In a show of support, multiple prominent leaders gathered to honor New York and New Jersey law enforcement officials for going beyond the call...

FOUND! Missing Camper Found By Rockland Chaveirim After Search In Pennsylvania Forest

A missing camper was Bichasdei Hashem found by Rockland Chaveirim after an intense search in a forest in Pennsylvania, Wednesday night. A highly trained search...

Drowning In Neversink River In Fallsburg [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

Police are currently investigating a drowning in Fallsburg. Sources tell YWN that emergency officials were called to Fallsburg on Shabbos afternoon, after a man was...

Man Arrested For Inappropriately Touching Women In Kiryas Joel

The NY State Police have arrested a Town of Monroe man after he allegedly exposed himself and inappropriately touched women in the Village of...

SEE THESE IMAGES: No One Injured In Insane Crash In Liberty, NY [VIDEO &...

These images are insane, but thankfully, no one was injured. This accident happened on Wednesday afternoon in Liberty, NY, in front of Green Acres Bungalow...

SEE IT: Camp Simcha’s Medical Program: “A Hospital Camouflaged as a Camp”

Each year, hundreds of children and teens with life-threatening and lifelong illnesses experience the joys of summer at Chai Lifeline's flagship programs, Camp Simcha...

WARNING IN THE CATSKILLS: Children Are Interfering With Emergency Police Radio – And They...

A major investigation is underway after Sullivan County Emergency Radio Frequencies were interfered by children using illegal radios. Law enforcement sources tell YWN, that multiple...

New York Environmental Officials, Police Probe Fox Attacks

New York environmental officers and local police are investigating fox attacks in Saratoga Springs and urging people in the area to be cautious outdoors. Melissa...

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