Northeast Tries To Dig Out, Power Up After Latest Storm

Residents in the Northeast dug out from as much as 2 feet of wet, heavy snow Thursday, while utilities dealt with downed trees and...

NYC Firefighter Killed Battling Brooklyn Blaze

A blaze broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise Saturday, trapping a New York City fire lieutenant who was overcome...

NYC To Consider Bill To Ban Sale Of Cellphone Location Data

New York’s City Council will consider a bill to ban the sale of cellphone users’ location data to marketers. The New York Times reports that...

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction In NY Terror Plot To Blow Up Shuls

An appeals court has upheld the convictions of four men in a phony terror plot to blow up New York City synagogues. The 2nd U.S....

Governor Cuomo Throws Cold Water On Talk Of 2020 Run For The White House

After months of speculation, Governor Andrew Cuomo puts the possibility of a Presidential run to rest. On a local radio show hosted by former mayoral...

KIDDUSH HASHEM: Brooklyn Boro President Honors Frum Man For Saving Jumper on Verrazano Bridge...

A Jewish man who saved a suicidal man from jumping to his death off the Verrazano Bridge, was given an award by the Brooklyn...

19-Year-Old Orthodox Jewish Boy Involved In Serious Crash In Rockland County

A Monsey teen suffered serious injuries after the vehicle he was involved in a serious crash. Sources tell YWN that the accident happened around 4:15AM...

Poll: Voters Expect Mayor De Blasio To Deliver On Promises

One week until Election Day and Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio continues to hold an overwhelming 45-point lead over Republican Joe Lhota, 68-23...

WATCH: Williamsburg: NYPD Releases Video Of Man Wanted For Inappropriately Touchings Child On Flushing...

The NYPD has given YWN security camera footage from an incident in Williamsburg on Sunday morning, when a man inappropriately touched a child. As YWN...

VIDEO: Astorino Releases Provocative Ad In Race For NY Governor

Republican Rob Astorino has released a provocative TV spot that mimics a 1964 ad to attack Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. It opens with...

Levaya of Mrs. Aliza Grund A’H; Long-Time President Of N’shei Agudath Israel of America

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of Mrs. Aliza Grund, A"H, who was the long-time president of N’shei Agudath Israel of America....

Audit: NYC Subway Riders Spend More Time Waiting For Trains

The amount of time New York City subway riders spend wait between trains is getting longer. That's the finding of an audit by the office...

NTSB: Pence’s Plane ‘Floated’ Nearly Half Way Down New York Runway During October Incident

A plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport last month while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence "floated" nearly halfway down the...

Feds Seek $12.6 Billion In Drug Money From ‘El Chapo’

Federal prosecutors want to recover $12.6 billion in drug money they say was generated by the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. The U.S....

New Push Aims to Fix Misspelling of NYC’s Verrazano Bridge

We know it's wrong, but we're not changing it. That's the attitude of New York state officials toward a more-than-50-year-old error in the name of...

Williamsburg: Worker Critically Hurt In Shaftway Fall At Building Site

Officials say a construction worker tumbled down a roughly 10-foot (3-meter) shaftway at a Brooklyn building site and is hospitalized with critical injuries. He fell...

CONFIRMED: Greenfield to Lead New York’s Top Jewish Charity in 2018

YWN has confirmed that Councilman David Greenfield has been asked to lead the top Jewish charity in New York City - the Metropolitan Coordinating...

Greenfield to Co-Sponsor Boro Park Networking Event for Young Professionals

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Councilman Greenfield will co-sponsor an exciting networking event with the Jewish Community Council of Marine Park. Young professionals looking to...