Drowning In Neversink River In Fallsburg

Emergency rescue personnel have just pulled a body out of the Neversink River in the town of Fallsburg, CatskillScoop.com is reporting. A second victim...

An Appeal For Kiddush Hashem This Summer

Dear CatskillScoop.com, I would like to inform those that vacation in the Catskills of the “Summer 2012 appeal”. This is not an appeal for a family,...

YWN’s Ride-Sharing Continue Its Success In 5th Year

With summer here, tens of thousands of folks are commuting to and from the Catskills each week – and the travel expenses can slap...

Sloatsburg: Thruway Summer Tefillah Area to Open Today

The popular Minchah-Maariv area utilized every summer by tens of thousands of men traveling to the Catskills will open today. Located at the Sloatsburg...

PHOTOS: Catskills Hatzalah New Building Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Catskill Hatzalah’s first garage opened following a Thursday ceremony in South Fallsburg. Catskill Hatzalah handles some 2,000 emergency calls per year with the bulk...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Sullivan County [2:20PM Friday]

The National Weather Service has issued a sever thundeerstorm watch in effect until 9:00PM, Friday evening, for the following areas: In New York, this watch includes 3 counties, Sullivan,...

Catskills: Third Summer Home Burns Down In Five Days

Monticello, NY - A two-alarm fire at Continental Bungalow Colony on Fraser Road destroyed a two-family home on Tuesday night, CatskillScoop.com is reporting. There...

PHOTO: Third Alarm Fire In Aladdin Hotel (Satmar Bungalow Colony)

Firefighters are currently on the scene of a working structure fire at Aladdin Hotel (now a Satmar Colony) on Hasbrouck Drive in Woodbourne. Heavy...

U.S. Inquiry Eyes S.&P. Ratings Of Mortgages

The Justice Department is investigating whether the nation’s largest credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s, improperly rated dozens of mortgage securities in the years...

Sullivan County: Concord Property Owner Looks To Develop Major Theme Park

The owner of 1,500 acres of the former Concord Hotel property is developing plans to build a large theme-amusement park at the Town of...

PHOTOS: Large Fire At Kosher Winery In Monticello

The Monticello Fire Department was on the scene battling a fire at a Kosher winery in Sullivan County, Sunday evening. Fire Departments from multiple towns...

Sullivan County Sheriff Arrests Suspect Stealing Copper Piping From Bungalow Colony

On Friday January 7, 2011 at approximately 4:45 PM, an off duty Deputy Sheriff on his way home from work at the Sullivan County...

PHOTOS: Mike Maguire Sworn In As Sullivan County Judge

Sullivan County, NY – Well-wishers from across municipalities came to watch the swearing in of Michael F. Maguire as the new Court Judge in...

Catskills Casino Deal Is Near

Monticello, NY - Governor David Paterson and other government officials are expected in Monticello early next week to sign a contract with the Stockbridge...

Sullivan County Officials Mull Cutting Sheriff’s Road Patrol Deputies

Talks are continuing between Sullivan County government officials and the Sheriff’s Office as the county prepares a 2011 budget. Initial discussions have as much as...

Burglar Strikes Sefarady Bungalow Colony

On Sunday evening, 8/22/10, at approximately 10:30 pm, Deputies from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary in progress at the Sefarady...

Orthodox Man Held Up At Gunpoint In Town Of Thompson

On Shabbos morning at approximately 10:30 AM, Deputies from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the vicinity...

PHOTOS: Camp Machaneinu Bike Accident Sends 7 Campers To Hospital

Ferndale, NY - Seven girls at Camp Machaneinu were taken to the hospital on Monday evening following a bike accident. Catskills Hatzolah had recieved calls...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Sullivan County Elected Officials & Law Enforcement Are Honored At Camp...

Sullivan County, NY - A Kiddush Hashem was witnessed at camp Shalva of Bobov in Monticello, NY, when over 1000 children, ages 5 to 14 lined...

Sullivan County Sheriff Dept Arrests Monroe Man For Forgery

Detectives from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man from Monroe, NY on charges that he altered and or forged numerous checks...

Monticello: Head-On Collision; Chopper Requested

2:38PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah is on the scene of a serious MVA on Coldsprings Road in Monticello. The MVA is reported to be a head-on...

Monticello: Empire Resorts Ends Deal With Concord Hotel

Monticello, NY - Empire Resorts, the company that owns Monticello Casino and Raceway, has termined its agreement to develop a casino and racetracy at...

Mrs Esther Moskowitz A”H – Niftar From Injuries Sustained In Route 17 MVA

YWN regrets to inform you of an update to yesterdays serious MVA on Route 17, in Upstate NY, reported in YWN Catskill News. 82-year-old Esther...

MEDEVAC: Overturned Vehicle On Route 17

2:40PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah are on the scene of a serious MVA involving an overturned vehicle on Route 17 (westbound) near Exit 116. A medevac...

PHOTOS: Car Hits Propane Tank At Irvington Estates In Fallsburg [UPDATE 10:05PM EST]

(Click on all images to enlarge them) 8:55PM EST: The Fallsburg Fire Department is on the scene of a car which struck a propane...

UPDATED: Serious MVA In Catskills – Numerous Patients Reported Seriously Injured

5:40PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah is on the scene of a serious MVA involving an overturned vehicle - with victims heavily entrapped inside the vehicle. The...

Second Set Of Bones Recovered In Sullivan County

Police don’t believe skeletal remains discovered in a rugged, wooded area off Katrina Falls Road in Rock Hill on Sunday are related to skeletal...

Truck Flips Over On Route 17, Thousands Of Chickens Killed

A tractor-trailer truck carrying thousands of live chickens rolled over on Route 17 near exit 105 early Tuesday morning resulting in a couple of...

Morningside Park Chief Praises Lake Rescuers In Nearly Double Fatal Lightning Strike

The following is from the Times Herald Record: Morningside Park Manager Henry Lesczynski has worked there for 20 years — and for all those years...

NYS Cancels Route 17 Traffic Study

The NYS DOT has canceled plans to study the potential widening of Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties because of budgetary constraints, according...

TEHILLIM – Frum Woman Critical After Lightning Strike In Catskills

A Frum woman in her 20's was left in critical condition, and another person stable after a lightning strike in Morningside Park. Just before 4:00PM on...

Catskills: Kesher Shadchanim Event

This Tuesday August 3rd; Kesher presents An Evening Under the Stars featuring Rabbi Binyoming Ginsburg, a mini boutique of well known vendors, Parve Buffet...

Woodridge Kehilla Announces Completion Of Eruv Around Town

The Woodridge Kehilla is pleased to announce the completion on the first phase of the Woodridge Eiruv - the first of its kind in...

VIDEO: YWN Interviews Shrage Feller Outside New Woodridge Pizza Store Following Horrific Fire

YWN interviewed Shrage Feller, who is the owner of the Woodridge Pizza Store - which burned to the ground in a horrific fire...

Medevac In Catskills For Unconscious Child

5:25PM EST:Catskills Hatzolah has requested a medevac to airlift a child who fell off of a bicycle, and was unconscious for a few minutes...

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