Met Council Secures $50 Million for Farmers to Food Pantries Program

In Albany, as the state budget is being finalized, Met Council is celebrating successfully securing an additional $50 million for the Nourish New York...

NYC Police Unions Drop Suit Challenging Discipline Records

New York City police, fire and corrections unions on Tuesday dropped their challenge to the public release of disciplinary records. The request to dismiss the...

Levaya of HaRav Yisroel Pinchas Gornish ZATZAL, of Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Yisroel Pinchas Halevi Gornish ZATZAL. He was 79. The Niftar was the long time Mora...

NYT REPORT: Gov. Cuomo Attended Sukkos Event And Said “These People And Their (Expletive)...

In an article highlighting NY Governor Cuomo's rise to power and his political career, NY Times Journalist Maggie Haberman writes that Cuomo reportedly voiced...

Another 51,000 NYC Students Returning To In-School Learning

Some 51,000 more New York City students will return to in-person schooling later this month, bringing the total number of students in school buildings...

56 Hatzalah Branches Have Joined Hatzalah Week

56 branches of Hatzalah around the world have already confirmed their participation in Hatzalah-Week, a week of celebration and support of the Hatzalah organization...

Assemblyman Eichenstein Joins Forces With Hatzolah In Encouraging Community To Vaacinate

Covid-19 vaccines are readily available now and all New Yorkers age 16 and over are eligible. The vaccines offer the best protection against serious...

Bronx Da Clears NYPD Officers In 2019 Friendly Fire Shooting

No charges will be filed against five New York City police officers who in 2019 opened fire while another officer and an armed man...

NYPD: Man Menaced, Made Anti-Asian Remark To Undercover Cop

A New York man is facing hate crime charges after police said he made threats and anti-Asian American remarks — to an undercover officer...

Man Facing Hate Crime Charges In Brooklyn Anti-Asian Attacks

A man was arrested on hate crime charges in connection to multiple incidents in recent weeks where police said Asian people were shoved or...

NY Set To Hike Taxes On Rich, Boost Spending In Budget

New York will spend billions of dollars of federal funds over the next year on schools and relief for struggling businesses, tenants and landlords...

NYS Lawmakers Urge Port Authority and FAA to Investigate Allegations of Discriminatory Deplaning

NEW YORK- - Assemblymembers Daniel Rosenthal (D-Queens), Amy Paulin (D- Westchester), Simcha Eichenstein (D- Brooklyn), and Senator Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn), wrote a letter to...

Cuomo: More Than One In Three New Yorkers Have Received At Least One Dose...

More than one in three New York state residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. As...

A FIRST: FBI Releases Hate Crime Ads In Yiddish, Hebrew

In what is likely a first, the FBI has released ads in outreach to the Jewish community. The ads have been designed and written...

GOP’s Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Run For Governor Of New York

Republican U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin announced his candidacy for governor of New York on Thursday with an attack on incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...

NYC Corruption Case Prompts Dismissal Of 90 Drug Convictions

Prosecutors are asking a New York City court to throw out 90 drug convictions following a review of arrests involving a former narcotics detective...

Andrew Giuliani Plans To Run For New York Governor

Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor and ex-Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, is "strongly considering" running for governor in New York...

NYC: Doormen Fired For Failing To Intervene In Anti-Asian Attack

Two New York City apartment building workers have been fired for failing to help an Asian American woman as she was being violently attacked...

Police: Man Shoots 3 Women To Death In NYC, Kills Himself

A man shot the mother of his child and two of her daughters dead inside a Brooklyn apartment before turning the gun on himself,...

Orthodox Jewish Couple Alleges NYC Housing Discrimination

An Orthodox Jewish couple sued two New York City agencies that supervise affordable housing lotteries Tuesday, saying their family of eight faced religious discrimination...

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands To 16 And Over In NY

New Yorkers over 16 years old can sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, a major expansion of eligibility as the state seeks to...

Kiddush Hashem In The Air – Two Frum Men Do CPR On Cardiac Arrest...

Kiddush Hashem in the air. JetBlue Flight 957 from Newark to Las Vegas landed on Monday night, but with some medical drama during the end...

SEE THE NEW VIDEO: Car That Slammed Into Hatzolah Ambulance May Have Been Speeding...

Following yesterdays horrific crash involving a Canarsie Hatzolah ambulance, YWN has learned some exclusive details. As YWN had reported, the ambulance was transporting a cardiac...

Levaya of Rabbi Dr. Zecharia H. Senter Z”L, Founder of Kof-K Hashgacha

Rabbi Dr. Zecharia H. Senter, CEO and founder of Kof-K Kosher Supervision Services, passed away on the last day of Pesach at the age...

NYC Firefighters Trapped, Hurt In Burning Building Collapse

Two firefighters were seriously injured early Saturday when a burning building partially collapsed in Queens, trapping them, the fire department said. The firefighters were rescued...

Brooklyn: Hatzolah Ambulance Involved In Massive Crash On Sunday

One person died and several others were injured after a Canarsie Hatzolah ambulance collided with another vehicle in Brooklyn. According to police, the accident occurred...

NYC Mayor Hopeful Yang In Hospital For Apparent Kidney Stone

New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is in the hospital with an apparent kidney stone, his campaign said Friday. Yang, 46, went to the...

NYPD Tells Officers They Can No Longer Search Vehicle Due To Smell Of Marijuana

The smell of burnt and unburnt marijuana alone is no longer cause for New York Police Department officers to search vehicles, according a new...

New York Troopers Phasing In Body Cameras Over This Year

Some New York state troopers will begin wearing body cameras on patrol, phasing in their use years after cameras were adopted by many other...

The Story Behind the Open “Bagel Boss” Near Beth Israel Hospital In Manhattan

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Recently, a sharp-eyed frum reader witnessed something quite bizarre.  It was a kosher bagel store with a prominently displayed...

Brooklyn Attorneys Weigh Plea Deal In NYPD Firebombing Case

Federal prosecutors told a judge Thursday they have offered a plea deal to two Brooklyn attorneys charged with firebombing an empty police vehicle last...

NY Governor Signs Bill Ending Long-Term Solitary Confinement

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to end long-term solitary confinement in state prisons and jails, he announced Thursday. Under the new law,...

New York Is Latest State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed...

Police: Shooter Fires Into Car On Expressway, Killing Driver

Police are seeking the person who fired into a moving car on a Bronx expressway, killing the driver, authorities said Wednesday. Officers responding to a...

MANHATTAN CHOL HAMOED ATTACK: Hasidic Couple, Young Baby All Slashed By Maniac On Parole

A maniac who was released from jail on parole for attempted murder, randomly slashed a Hasidic couple and their baby in Lower Manhattan on...

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