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As Hurricane Irene makes landfall on the East Coast this weekend, send us photographs of storm scenes and aftermath damage in your area. Please...

Con Ed Brings Crews From Across Nation To Repair Damage In NYC

ConEd operations chief John Miksad said the utility doesn’t expect to cut power before the storm hits, but flooding Sunday could bring a shutdown...

Maryland: Nuke Plant Reactor Goes Off-Line Due To Irene

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at Calvert Cliffs in Maryland went off-line automatically because of winds from Hurricane Irene,...

VIDEO: Hurricane Irene Starts Hitting Brooklyn [Sunday 1:46AM EST]

http://www.youtube.com/v/fa4_iL41_AE?version=3&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&border=1 Video taken by Shimon Gifter on Motzei Shabbos (Sunday) in Flatbush and Boro Park. To watch the video from a mobile device, click HERE. (YWN Desk...

Neturei Karta Joins Islamists On Shabbos For Anti-Israel March In Berlin

More than 1,000 Muslims marched Saturday in Berlin and chanted anti-Israel slogans to mark al-Quds Day, set by Iran following the Islamist revolution in...

Last Week’s Earthquake Damaged U.S. Treasury Building

Though most of Washington is now concerned with an impending hurricane, one of the city’s oldest federal buildings sustained damage during this week’s earthquake...

Buffett’s One-Day Win On Bank Of America: $357 Million

Warren Buffett earned $357 million in paper profits on Thursday simply on warrants related to his $5 billion equity infusion into Bank of America....

Minor Earthquake Near Albany: Cuomo Orders Dam Inspection

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered the inspection of a hydro-power dam west of Albany after a mild earthquake. Cuomo said that while the...

Al-Qaeda Second-In-Command Killed In Pakistan

Al-Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in Pakistan earlier this week, according to a U.S. administration official. Atiyah Abd al-Rahman was killed Aug. 22 in Waziristan, a...

AccuWeather Update On Irene [Motzei Shabbos 8:55PM EST]

8:30 p.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 27: The eye of Hurricane Irene has emerged back over water about 35 miles east of Norfolk, Va. Wind...

IRENE CAUSES EVACUATIONS, SHUT-DOWNS: MTA, GSP & Possibly The NYS Thruway

All this info plus more: Please make sure to keep checking the YWN Storm Coverage Section - for the latest information available. (YWN World Headquarters...

Madoff’s Nose Growing With Untruths

Even a 150-year prison sentence hasn’t convinced Ponzi king Bernie Madoff to tell the truth. The convicted fraudster’s latest whoppers include a story that he...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Sea-Gate Rov Paskens Yidden Must Leave Before Shabbos [Friday 3:21PM EST]

There is a mandatory evacuation in Sea Gate, Coney Island. As per Rabbi Meisels Shlita, the Rov of Sea Gate, all Yiden must leave...

Irene On Shabbos: Agudath Israel – Halachic Guidelines For Hurricanes

The following is reprinted from the Halacha Hurricane Manual published by Agudath Israel of Florida, based on questions asked to Rabbi Moshe Heinemann, Rav...

Rav Yaakov Forscheimer To Lakewood Officials: Residents May Keep Radio On During Shabbos

Officials have contacted YWN and said that Posek Harav Yaakov Forscheimer Shlita was contacted in regards to keeping a radio on for this Shabbos....

Pataki Shies From Race Again

The latest presidential bid by former Gov. George E. Pataki of New York has gone the way of his previous bids: it ended before...

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Endorses David Weprin For Congress

David Weprin, Democratic candidate for Congress in New York’s Ninth Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The...

Painkiller Abuse On Rise In NYC

The number of narcotic-related emergency room visits has risen significantly due to an increased abuse of prescription painkillers, according to a New York City...

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