SHOCKING DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Wrong-Way Driver Nearly Hits Hatzolah Volunteer Minutes Before Fatal Crash On...

Frightening dashcam footage captured the moment a vehicle barreling the wrong way down the NY State Thruway nearly struck a Boro Park Hatzolah member...

Crash in the Catskills Leave More Than a Dozen Injured

A 15-passenger van overturned on Church Road in Mountaindale on Thursday night. Sources tell YWN that there were 13 passengers in the vehicle at the...

CATSKILLS: Three People Drown In White Lake

A tragic incident unfolded in White Lake, Sunday afternoon, when three people drowned in the water. Sources tell YWN that it appears that one victim...

More Polio Virus Detected In Upstate New York Wastewater

State health officials in New York are warning of expanding “community spread” of the polio virus after it was found in wastewater samples from...

DRONE FOOTAGE: 43rd Yartzheit Of The Satmar Rebbe ZATZAL In Kiryas Joel

Tens of thousands of Jews from all walks of life streamed into Kiryas Joel Tuesday to mark the 43rd Yahrtzeit of the Satmar Rebbe,...

Bike4Chai Gears Up For 2022 Ride August 17-18

Close to 650 cyclists are gearing up for the 13th annual and largest ever summer of Bike4Chai. The two-day premier cycling event, August 17-18,...

KIDDUSH HASHEM: Rayim Mesivta Bochurim Applaud Firefighters After Successfully Dousing Blaze [VIDEOS]

A tremendous kiddush hashem took place at Camp Rayim Mesiva (Aliya) on Thursday when bochurim lined up to applaud and thank firefighters who had...

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...

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...

South Fallsburg: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Building On Main Street [VIDEOS & PHOTOS

A fast moving blaze ripped through a building in South Fallsburg, early Sunday morning. Numerous fire departments from all over Sullivan and Orange counties responded...

Small Plane Crashes On Route 42 In Monticello [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

A small plane went down in Monticello, Friday afternoon. It happened at around 12:45, when the one engine plane crashed on Route 42, south of...

CATSKILLS: Child Pulled From Swimming Pool In Fallsburg

A young child was pulled from a swimming pool in Fallsburg on Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at around 3:45PM at Harmony Estates on Laurel...

TEHILLIM – Child Pulled From Pool In Swan Lake

Tehillim is needed for a three year old child who was pulled from a swimming pool in the Catskills on Thursday. Sources tell YWN that...

HATE IN THE CATSKILLS: Jewish Man Shot By BB Gun While Biking On Route...

An Orthodox Jewish man was the victim of a possible hate crime in the Catskills. The man was biking along Route 52 in Woodbourne on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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