Monticello: State Police Make Drug Bust On High Street

On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at approximately 4:13 PM, State Police and Village of Monticello Police executed a search warrant at an apartment at...

Kiryas Joel May Propose New Village

Kiryas Joel officials have floated the idea of forming a separate village of 1,140 acres just outside Kiryas Joel borders, adding a new dimension...

NY Health Officials Warn Of Mosquito Risk

Public health officials in New York state are reminding residents of the dangers posed by mosquitoes after West Nile Virus was found in two...

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...

Village Of Kiryas Joel Sues To Block Orange County Casino

A Hasidic Jewish village has mounted a legal challenge seeking to halt a casino proposed for upstate New York. The lawsuit filed by the village...

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...

Massive Fire Destroys Building At Camp Agudah, Second Structure Suffers Significant Damage

A massive fire broke out in Camp Agudah in Ferndale on Thursday morning, leaving at least one building destroyed. The fire department was called to...

Newest Monticello Police Department K-9 Team Graduates From K-9 Academy

Monticello Police Officer Matthew Rohner and his K-9 partner “Deca”, graduated today Friday 7/10/15, from the 23RD Orange County Sheriff Office K-9 Basic Patrol...

Liberty, NY: Cops Arrest Dangerous Thug For Unlawful Imprisonment

On June 25, 2013 the New York State Police at Liberty arrested John Irby, age 33, for Unlawful Imprisonment in the first degree, Reckless...

PHOTOS: Satmar Camp’s Innovative Idea – Their Own Garbage Truck!

The Satmar (Kiryas Yoel) Boys Camp on Anawana Lake Road in Kiamisha, is trying something new this year. The camp which houses well over...

PHOTOS: Horrific Crash In Town Of Hillsdale, Columbia County

Five people were taken to Albany Medical Center Sunday afternoon after a spectacular crash in Hillsdale. The accident, on Rt. 23, near Bushnell Road...

MVA On Route 42 in Monticello

11:50PM (Thursday): Catskills Hatzolah is currently on the scene of a serious MVA on Route 42 and Anawana Lake Road (at Valero Gas Station)....

READ THIS: This Is What A School Bus Driver In The Catskills Wrote About...

The following (unedited text) was posted on a local Facebook page in Sullivan County: I’m a school bus driver in Sullivan County. I did my...

New York’s ‘Move Over’ Law Expands To Volunteer Firefighters

Drivers in New York now have to slow down and move over for volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers as well as police and maintenance...

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...

PHTOTOS: Decades of Torah and Fun – Agudath Israel Camps Create Meaningful Summers

Agudath Israel camps have enriched the summers- and lives- of countless children for decades. Their camps include: Camp Agudah, Bnos, Camp Bnoseinu, Chayil, Machane...

Cuomo On Summer Camps: Until More Clairty On Kawasaki Disease, No Decision Made

NY Governor Cuomo, during a daily coronavirus task force briefing in Manhattan, said a syndrome that is similar to Kawasaki disease that has afflicted...

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...

TRAGEDY: Child Pulled From Pool On Shabbos Is Niftar [UPDATED]

6:20PM (Tuesday): YWN Catskills regrets to inform you that Zev Aryeh Glick the child who was pulled from a swimming pool this past Shabbos,...

Catskills: Man Airlifted After Serious Head-On Crash Near Wurtsboro [VIDEO]

A husband and wife travelling to the Catskills for Shabbos were involved in a serious head-on crash, Friday afternoon. It happened at around 4:55PM on...

TEHILLIM – Mother And Child Struck By Vehicle In Blooming Grove In Serious Condition

A mother and a child were seriously injured after they were stuck by a vehicle in South Blooming Grove, NY, Thursday night. The incident happened...

WEATHER ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm To Hit Parts Of Sullivan County

3:00PM (Sunday): A reader has just informed YWN that there is a sever storm producing large hail on Route 17, in the area of...

An Appeal For Kiddush Hashem This Summer

Dear YWN Catskills, I would like to inform those that vacation in the Catskills of the “Summer 2013 appeal”. This is not an appeal for...

Petition Seeks More Land From Monroe To Build 2nd Hasidic Village

The following is via News12: A bitter turf war between residents in an Orange County town is heating up again, a little more than a...

Catskills: Two Minivans Collide On Route 52; Serious Damage, But No Serious Inj’s [PHOTOS]

Two minivans collided on Route 52 in the Catskills, Monday morning, sending 5 people to the hospital. It happened at around 11:50AM, on Route 52...

Two Passports Found In Woodbourne

It appears that some people visiting the town of Woodbourne on Motzei Shabbos/Sunday have misplaced their passports. Askan.org was contacted by a concerned member...

TRAFFIC – MVA On Route 17 & Exit 118

3:20PM (Sunday): There is a two car MVA on Route 17 Eastbound near Exit 118. The crash is in the left lane. Traffic is...

NYSP Tickets More Than 1,400 Motorists During ‘Operation Work Brake’

The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that 1,400 tickets were issued by New York State Police Troop T to motorists for speeding...

Ellenville Shul Closed By Building Department

On Friday afternoon, Ezrath Israel Chabad, (known as the Ellenville Shul) was temporarily shut down by authorities. A temporary heater, that had been in use...

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...

WATCH THIS: People Stand Around & Shine Lights At Two Bears In A Tree...

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Two bears decided to visit the Farsite Bungalow Colony on Route 17B in Monticello on Sunday night. For reasons unknown, a large...

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