73 House Members Call On Thomas To Recuse Himself From Health Care Reform Case

Washington, DC – Following reports that the spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a lobbyist who has gained financially from efforts to...

Nadler Fights For Better Consumer Protections From Dangerous & Defective Products

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, re-introduced legislation designed to stop preventable injuries, accidents...

New Challenge For Holland Tunnel Drivers

Ongoing construction has made coming and going through the Holland Tunnel a bit tricky lately and come Monday it will get worse. The New York...

Power Outage In Flatbush

4:10PM EST: Con Ed is reporting a power outage in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn. There are approximately 1,333 customers impacted and the...

Liu: NYC Left $3.3 Mil. In Taxes On The Table

NEW YORK, NY – The City failed to collect a total of $3,355,470 from property and utility taxes because of bookkeeping flaws, two audits...

Wintry Mix En Route To Tri-State Area

It’s the calm before the storm for parts of the Tri-State, once again. A low pressure system developing in the Gulf will travel along...

Last Year’s H1N1 Flu Vaccine Was Safe

Close to 100 million doses of H1N1 flu vaccine were given out in 2009-2010 in China, with no pattern of serious side effects observed,...

Suspicious Package At Flatbush Post Office

10:10AM (Thursday): A suspicious package inside a post office has led the NYPD to cordoned off an area in front of the building on...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Rav Matisyahu Salomon In Eretz Yisroel

HaRav Matisyahu Salomon Shlita, Mashgiach of Beis Medrash Govoah in Lakewood, has been in Eretz Yisroel for the past few days. He spoke this...

CNN Reporter Beaten By Mubarak Supporters

Anderson Cooper and his crew have been attacked by supporters of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, according to CNN. CNN's Steve Brusk tweeted that "Anderson said...

Mich. School District Gives Pass to Religious Dagger

A Detroit-area district says it's allowing Sikh students to wear a small, religious dagger to school, MyFoxDetroit.com reports. The decision by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools...

CRC Kashrus Alerts 1/28

Kashrus Updates January 28, 2011 By Rabbi Sholem Fishbane Kashrus Administrator of the Chicago Rabbinical Council http://www.crcweb.org   www.twitter.com/crckosher  Please note that the Kosher Reflections Café at the...

VIDEO: Levayah Of Rav Nochum Zev Dessler ZATZAL

Below is some video footage taken at the Levayah of Rav Nochum Zev Dessler ZT"L at the Shamgar funeral home in Yerushalayim. Among the...

PA De Blasio Offers Live Updates Of Streets Plowed Near Hospitals

NYC Public Advocate de Blasio today announced an online and volunteer initiative to engage New Yorkers in monitoring snow removal, in particular on streets...

Former U.S. Secretary of State Shultz Calls on Obama to Free Pollard

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz today sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting that Jonathan Pollard be released from prison...

Message From 70 Pct Regarding Upcoming Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City from 7:00 PM Tuesday until 6:00 PM Wednesday. The current...

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations Suspended

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, has suspended Alternate Side Parking Regulations and garbage collection Citywide...

Orthodox Union IPA Statement On Tucson Shooting

The Orthodox Union released the following statement in reaction to Saturdays Tucson shooting: We join the country in mourning the loss of life in the...

Flatbush: NYPD Involved In MVA

AT least three officers are reportedly injured. Click HERE for all details.

NYC: Parking Rules Suspended For Monday

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, has suspended Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, January 3,...

Petirah of Rav Mordechai Braude ZATZAL

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rav Mordechai Braude Z"L. Rav Mordechai was niftar Motzei Shabbos at the age of 92. He...

Levaya of Mrs Brana Strenger A”H

YWN regrets to inform you about the Petira of Mrs Brana Strenger A"H, mother of Mrs. Rachele Folger and Dr. Fishel Strenger, to take place...

A Little TLC Goes a Long Way

TLC. When I was growing up, that meant "tender loving care".  Today, the acronym  TLC also stands for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, and is the...

FAA Investigates Reports Of Lasers Being Pointed At Planes Landing In Newark

Investigators are looking into reports of lasers being pointed at planes landing at Newark Liberty Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration received nearly a dozen reports...

PHOTOS: Mir Yarchei Kallah 5771

Photos from the siyum concluding the 5771 Mir Yarchei Kallah, in which dozens of people took time off of their schedules for a week...

PHOTOS: HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita in Kiryat Sefer

HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita  came to Kiryat Sefer prior to Chanukah to deliver divrei chizuk to hundreds of talmidim at an event organized by...

Smokers Urged to Join Thursday’s Great American Smokeout

Get ready, get set, quit! Thursday marks the annual Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, which urges all smokers to lay...

Health: Getting Ready for Winter

Even though the weather outside is still relatively warm, winter is only a few weeks away. And winter can play havoc with your exercise program...

Levaya of Mrs Channa Kret A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petira of Mrs. Channa Kret AH, wife of Rabbi Jacob Kret A"H of the Old Broadway Synagogue,...

Gillibrand Statement On Abbas Comments

Kabul, Afghanistan – Following comments made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued...

HEALTH: Making the Right Choices

Over time, we tend to create habits and patterns in our eating.   And like any other habits or behaviors, they can be very difficult...

Inside White House, Calls For Shake-Up

Some of the calls for a White House shake-up are now coming from inside the building. Frustrated current and former West Wing staffers, speaking on...

Health: Preventive Medicine

With all the improvements we’ve seen over the last few years in health care, whether through treatment or preventive medicine, heart disease remains the...

Orange County, NY: Hayworth Defeats John Hall

In the 19th Congressional District of New York, covering Putnam County and parts of Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Dutchess, the Republican candidate, Dr. Nan...

LA: Prop. 19 Headed To Defeat

California voters appear to have rejected Prop. 19, an effort to legalize marijuana and allow local governments to tax the sale of the drug. Prop....

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El Al Announces Resumption Of Flights Following Rozenberg’s Purchase Of 42.9%...

El Al announced on Thursday that it is resuming passenger flights from October 1 and cargo flights from September 21, Army Radio reported. Yeshivah student...