Please Help Catskills Hatzalah Save Lives

Hatzalah needs no introduction. The dedicated volunteers ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands of people vacationing in the Catskills each summer. This summer...

SUDDEN RESIGNATION: Dr Zev Zelenko Leaving Kiras Joel After 20 Years [VIDEO]

One of the leading physicians in Kiryas Joel, Dr Zev Zelenko, has announced that he is leaving the Village of Kiryas Joel where he...

Walmart To Require All Customers To Wear Masks

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is the latest national chain to require all customers to wear masks. The change will start next week. Starbucks said...

Catskills: Hero NY State Trooper Finds Missing Jewish Girl In Freezing Snow-Covered Forest

Thanks to a persistent NY State Trooper, a missing girl was miraculously found in a forest, Sunday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that Catskills Hatzolah and...

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...

LAWSUIT FILED: Summer Camps & Organizations Sue NY Governor Cuomo

Following New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's crushing decision this past Friday to disallow overnight camps this summer, the Agudath Israel of America-led Association...

MISSING BOCHRIM FOUND! Two Missing Hikers Located On Rock In Water

A dramatic night of searching for two missing hikers ended after midnight when both were found. Sources tell YWN that the two boys were part...

Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah Visit Camp Agudah [PHOTOS]

Every day at Camp Agudah is exciting and memorable. However, this past Monday, 3 Av, July 12, was truly special. It was on that...

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...

Sullivan County Legislator Upset That No One In Fallsburg Wearing Masks

June 30, 2020 Dear Residents and Summer Visitors, As the summer of 2020 unfurls in Sullivan County, it’s critically important that we keep it from unraveling...

TROUBLE IN SULLIVAN: Former Judge’s LaBuda Election Petitions in DA’s Race Called Into Question

MONTICELLO – Calls are being made for an investigation into petitions filed with the Board of Elections by a former judge, in the Sullivan...

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...

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Sullivan County Sheriff’s Locate Woman Who Posted Threats Against Jews

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unspecified threat that was made indirectly over Facebook regarding summer camps and colonies. Sheriff’s deputies tracked down...

NY State Troopers Ask To Be Removed From New York City

The head of the New York State Troopers PBA issued a statement Wednesday "demanding" that state troopers be removed from New York City "and...

Shul At Laurel Ledge In Fallsburg Collapses From Weight Of Snow [VIDEO AND PHOTOS]

The Shul at Laurel Ledge in Fallsburg collapsed on Tuesday morning. The roof reportedly collapsed due to heavy snow sitting on roof, and a heavy...

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...

Jewish Community Leaders Throw Their Support Behind Galligan in Sullivan County DA Primary

(By Sandy Eller) With more than ten years of experience in the Sullivan County District Attorney’s office, Meagan Galligan’s reputation as being tough on crime...

Two Fatalities In Route 17 Crash Near Monticello

Two people lost their lives in a crash on Route 17 in Sullivan County, Tuesday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the scene on Route...

Nearly Two Dozen Staff Members Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A serious incident occurred at Oorah's "The Zone Boy's Division" on Thursday morning. Sources tell YWN that emergency officials were on the scene at the...

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...

SUMMER CAMP UPDATE: Judge Expected To Issue Ruling By End Of Week

This morning, a plaintiff group led by the Association of Jewish Camp Operators, AJCO, as well as parents of potential campers, presented oral arguments...

New Windsor: NY: Horrific School-Bus Crash Leaves 3 Critical

At least three people were critically injured and several others hurt in a school bus crash in New York Wednesday morning., New Windsor Town...

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: Two Overturned Vehicles In Just A Few Minutes [PHOTOS]

Emergency personnel including Catskills Hatzolah responded to two different accidents involving overturned vehicles - just minutes apart from each other. Thankfully, neither incident had victims...

THIS SUNDAY: Free Antibody Testing In Catskills And Flatbush – You Must Register Today!

Bikur Cholim has partnered with the prestigious Mayo Clinic and the NIH to offer the most advanced antibody testing for the purpose of qualifying...

Three Maintenance Workers Overdose At Munkatch Day Camp In Kiamisha

Three maintenance workers at a summer getaway overdosed in Kiamisha on Thursday afternoon. It happened just after 4:00PM at the Munkatcher Camp on Route 42,...

NY Governor Cuomo Says Overnight Summer Camps Can Plan On Reopening

NY Governor Cuomo says summer camps can plan on reopening this summer. Cuomo made the announcement at Wednesday's press conference. "As of now, overnight summer camps...

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...

Fatal Crash On Route 17 In Catskills; Vehicle Overturns And Goes On Fire [VIDEOS...

One person was reportedly killed in a serious crash on Route 17, Friday afternoon. It happened at around 12:30PM on Route 17 Westbound between Exit...

Massive Fire Destroys Kitchen And Diningroom At Oorah’s “The Zone” Camp [VIDEOS]

A massive fire has broken out at "The Zone Camp" (Oorah's Girls Division Camp) in Upstate NY. Video footage shows one building fully engulfed in...

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...

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...

Camp Simcha Without Borders Kicks Off Summer with Rocking Drive-in Concert [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Children with serious illnesses and their families enjoyed a much-needed night out from the comfort and safety of their cars at Chai Lifeline’s Summer...

High Winds, Up To 10 Inches Of Snow Headed For New York

A wintry weather system is expected to dump up to 10 inches of snow accompanied by winds up to 50 mph across parts of...

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