Former Sullivan County Fire Department Official Sentenced To Prison For Arson

Monticello, NY - A former lieutenant with the Town of Lumberland Fire Company will spend up to four years in prison for deliberately setting...

YWN Re-Launches Ride-Sharing For Third Year

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

State Senate Takes First Step Toward Legalizing Full Casinos in Sullivan County

The State Senate has passed legislation allowing full gaming casinos in Sullivan County. Two would be authorized for development there. This is but step one....

NYS Boater Safety Course In Monticello

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Monticello Fire Dept. will present the final New York State Boater Safety Course of the...

Fatal MVA In Mountaindale [UPDATED 3:30PM EST]

3:15PM EST: Sullivan County Emergency Services are on the scene of a major MVA on Spring Glen Road near Park Hill Road and have...

Overturned Vehicle In Mountaindale

2:15PM EST: Sullivan County EMS and MobileMedics are on the scene of a serious MVA with a rollover. The accident location is on Deningston...

Russian Spy Ring Had Ties To Sullivan County

Wurtsboro, NY - Eight people have been arrested by the federal government for allegedly carrying out long-term “deep-cover” assignments in the United States on...

Serious MVA in Ellenville With Medevac

Catskills Hatzolah was on the scene of a serious MVA involving 3 vehicles, and a chopper was called to fly one patient, late Sunday...

Hatzolah Finds Child In Forest After Going Missing In Krasna Camp

Monticello, NY - Catskills Hatzolah was dispatched to Krasna Camp on Anawana Lake Road for a child missing on Sunday afternoon. The missing child was...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: NYS Thruway Shutdown After Camp Bus Fire [UPDATED 2:40PM]

12:10PM EST: (Updates, photos & video below) The NYS Thruway is shutdown heading northbound (towards the Catskills) following a coach-bus fire, YWN has learned. The...

NYSP & Thruway Authority Announce ‘Operation Antler Alert’

The New York State Thruway Authority and State Police Troop T encourage motorists to be careful and be aware of the increased presence...

‘Operation Work Brake’ Enforcement On Thruway

The State Thruway Authority and State Police Troop T Wednesday announced "Operation Work Brake," an annual work zone initiative, will begin Monday, June 28...

Car Crashes Into Harris Hospital

Sullivan County Emergency personnel are on the scene at Catskill Regional Medical Center (Harris) with a vehicle that crashed into the building. There is...

Motorcyclist Killed In Thruway Accident

Sloatsburg, NY - A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning while riding on the southbound Thruway, State Police said. The accident, in Sloatsburg, north of the...

Important Message from Catskills Hatzoloh

As the summer approaches, Catskills Hatzoloh is finalizing location updates to their computer dispatch system for this year. If anyone is aware of any...

Chasidim File Land-Use Lawsuit Against S. Blooming Grove

The following is from the Times Herald Record: S. Blooming Grove, NY - A Hasidic group with plans to restore an old clubhouse at Lake...

Liberty, NY: Serious MVA / Medevac – Route 17

12:25PM EST: Sullivan County Emergency Services are currently on the scene of a serious MVA on Route 17 in Liberty, NY. The MVA is on...

Sullivan County Holds Understanding Gas Drilling Forums

Monticello, NY - The Sullivan County Legislature will preset three forums on natural gas development of the Marcellus Shale in the region. The events, to...

Thruway Rest Area Near Saugerties Closed For Summer

The New York State Thruway Authority has announced that a seven-mile paving project, including drainage upgrades and safety improvements, will necessitate the temporary closure...

Monticello: Fire Destroys Rec Building At Pine Knoll

Monticello, NY - It took fire just minutes to rip through the roof of the Pine Knoll Country Club recreation building in Monticello early Tuesday...

Construction Starts On New ER At Catskill Regional Medical Center

Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will begin construction next month on its $6 million expansion of its Emergency Department after a formal ground breaking...

Hatzolah Treating Fall Victim At Krula Camp

9:33AM EST: South Fallsburg, NY - Catskills Hatzolah are on the scene at Krula Camp located on Route 42 near Gamble Road, with a person...

Summer Traffic Begins On Route 17

A combination of high volume and road construction brought Route 17 over Wurtsboro Mountain to a standstill late Monday afternoon. The three-day Memorial Day weekend...

Catskill Regional Medical Center Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Exercise

Harris, NY - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), in conjunction with the Sullivan County Office of Emergency Management, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department and...

Monticello Mayor Indicted On Trademark Counterfeiting Charges

A Sullivan County grand jury Wednesday indicted Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins, 50, and his friend, Rochelle Massey, 49, both of Monticello, for felony trademark...

UPDATED: TRAGEDY IN SOUTH FALLSBURG: Child R”L Struck & Killed By Vehicle

4:10PM EST: South Fallsburg, NY - With a heavy heart, YWN regrets to inform our readership of the tragic Petira of a 4-year-old child in...

Sukkah Built At Ellenville Hospital For First Time

Due to the fact that thousands of people will be spending Sukkos in the Catskills, a Sukkah has been built at Ellenville Hospital in...

Medevac In The Catskills

3:40PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah has requested a chopper to respond for an incident in "Pine Knoll". A YWN reporter is gathering further info which will...

MIRACLE IN THE CATSKILLS: Massive Storm (Possibly Tornado) Rips Through Perler’s & Victory Cottages...

An open miracle was witnessed just a short while ago as a dangerous storm ripped through the Harris area, knocking down huge trees...

Monticello: Serious MVA

11:00AM EST: Catskills Hatzolah is on the scene of a serious MVA on Rout17B in front of the Monticello Raceway. Numerous Hatzolah Paramedics, BLS as...

Route 17: Overturn With Medevac

3:20PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah is on the scene of an overturned vehicle on Route 17 East Bound near Exit 112. Serious injuries are reported, and...

Serious MVA on Route 17

3:00 pm: Catskills Hatzolah is operating on the scene of a serious motor vehicle accident with a rollover on State route 17 at exit...

Overturn In South Fallsburg

12:50PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah is on the scene of an overturned vehicle on Route 42 in front of Skulya Bungalows. Arriving units report no serious...

BREAKING: Tragedy At Camp Morris; Child Struck & Killed By a Vehicle

UPDATE 8:25PM EST: (EARLIER POST BELOW) YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of 6-year-old Dov Ber (Dovi) Levitan Z”L, a son of Reb...

Traumatic Arrest In Camp Morris

6:33PM EST: Catskills Hatzolah units are confirming a traumatic arrest on the Camp Morris Road just under the pedestrian bridge/walkway. It is unknown what the...

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