Bloomberg Sees Good News For NYC Despite Lower Scores

As New Yorkers absorbed the bad news that standardized test scores plummeted because this year's tests were harder, Mayor Michael Bloomberg focused on the...

Spitzer Unveils Policy Plans For NYC

Unveiling the first policy proposals of his comeback campaign, New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer calls for sweeping reforms to the public housing...

Greenfield & Fidler Vote Against Board of Health Nomination in Response to Metzitzah B’peh

New York City Council Members David G. Greenfield and Lew Fidler voted against the reappointment of a mayoral appointee to the New York City...

Unions Seek To Join Fight Against NYPD Monitor

The New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association says it and other police unions will seek to stop a federal monitor from overseeing the NYPD. The...

TONIGHT: Educators’ Forum On Responding To Flatbush Tragedy

In response to the many queries that were received from rabbeim, mechanchim, and morot regarding Monday’s horrific tragedy, Project CHAI’s professional leaders, Rabbi Dr....

Redevelopment Project Next To NY Mets’ Stadium Is Revived

A long-planned redevelopment project for a neighborhood of run-down car-repair shops next to the New York Mets' stadium is back on the drawing board. The...

Brooklyn: DA Announces Indictment Of Man Accused of Conducting Robbing Numerous Banks, Including Boro...

Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the indictment of Michael Rodriguez, 33, accused of robbing three banks and attempting to rob...

THE DETAILS: Agreement to Reduce Morning Traffic in Boro Park

A press conference just concluded with Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and elected and community leaders in Boro Park, where more information about the new...

Outbreak Of Chickenpox In Williamsburg Blamed On Non-Vaccinated Children

The Health Department is investigating an outbreak of varicella (chickenpox) in the Orthodox Jewish community of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. To date, there have been 75 reports...

UPDATED: Anti-Israel Donor George Soros Endorses Bill de Blasio For Mayor

Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio landed today the endorsement of the legendary liberal philanthropist, and controversial Jewish figure, George Soros. “I am endorsing Bill...

County Clerk Files Suit Over NY Immigrant License Law

A county clerk in western New York has filed a lawsuit challenging a new state law authorizing driver’s licenses for immigrants who are in...

JetBlue Chooses Firms For Proposed JFK Terminal Expansion

JetBlue Airways Corp. has selected Vantage Airport Group and RXR Realty LLC to lead its proposed multibillion-dollar terminal expansion at New York's Kennedy Airport. According...

Levaya Of Habochur Yochi Ruby Z”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Yochi Rubi Z"L. He was a few weeks shy of his 25th birthday. Yochi lived in...

NYC: Extremely Cold Conditions Until Friday, Wintry Mix Of Snow, Freezing Rain And All...

An extremely cold air mass and strong northwest winds will develop and usher into the region today through Friday. Wind chills will be well...

Comptroller: NYC Public Housing Needs Repairs

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says the physical conditions at New York City Housing Authority buildings have gotten worse over recent years. Stringer is...

PHOTOS: Annual Dinner For Kollel Iyon Bobov In Boro Park

Click HERE for photos taken at the recent annual dinner for Kollel Iyun Bobov (45), in Boro Park. (YWN Desk - NYC)

Assemblyman Goldfeder asks Major Corporate Companies to Continue Generous Disaster Relief Efforts in Wake...

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) recently sent a letter to major corporate companies, including Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and Target, thanking them for their...

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