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...

DeBlasio Rips Quinn Over Decision To Keep Ray Kelly As NYPD Commisioner

Democratic mayoral contender Bill de Blasio yesterday tore into rival Christine Quinn’s decision to keep Ray Kelly on as police commissioner if she is...

Person Stabbed Inside Finkelstein Library In Monsey

A person was stabbed at the Finkelstein Library on Tuesday afternoon. Monsey Hatzolah was working on the victim reportedly in traumatic arrest. The female victim...

Obama Applauds Bill de Blasio’s Vow to Hike Taxes in NYC

President Barack Obama today officially endorsed Bill de Blasio for New York City mayor, praising de Blasio’s commitment to an economy that works for...

NYPD Officer’s Funeral This Weekend Puts City On Alert

Police officers remained vigilant against any threats on Thursday as the city readied itself for a wake and a funeral this weekend for one...

FOUND: Queens Hatzolah Has B”H Found The Missing 14-Year-Old Girl [9:15PM]

The search for the 14-year-old missing girl has ended. Hatzolah has Boruch Hashem found her in good condition. Please pass this along to anyone...

WATCH: Floodwaters Sweep Cars Out Of New Jersey Dealership Lot

Video shows cars from a nearby Jeep dealership floating away in the flood waters in Little Falls, New Jersey this weekend. On Monday, there...

NYC Council Member Stephen Levin Calls For Moratorium On Charter Schools

Council Member Stephen Levin announced today that he is calling for a moratorium on the opening of all charter schools in New York City....

Now Memorial, FDNY Tuck Used On 9/11 To Visit NYC

A fire truck that carried a crew of firefighters to the World Trade Center for what would prove to be their last assignment is...

NYPD, Secret Service To Meet To Discuss Trump Tower Security Plans

With increased security near Trump Tower now that its most famous resident is the president-elect, roads are being shut down and pedestrians are having...

Brooklyn DA – Brooklyn Pols Denounce Joe Hynes’ Yiddish Ad

Brooklyn pols called on incumbent Brooklyn DA Charles "Joe" Hynes to take down a racist-claim ad that attributes his double-digit loss in the...

NYC Boy With Fever Tests Negative For Ebola

Today, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducted a test for the Ebola virus on a minor patient who had...

NYC Rent Board Approves Hikes Of 4 And 7.5 Percent

The Rent Guidelines Board has voted to raise New York City's rent-stabilized apartment rents to 4 percent for one-year leases and to 7.75 percent...

Brooklyn: Suspect Who Attacked Jewish Executive Director Of ‘Kings Bay Y’ Charged With Bias...

Eight months after a prominent Jewish leader, Kings Bay Y executive director Leonard Petlakh, was assaulted outside Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn following an exhibition...

Neo-Nazi Symbols Cover Avenue K In Midwood

The following is a News12 Brooklyn report: Symbols of hate have reappeared in Midwood. Numerous neo-Nazi markings are covering walls and sidewalks along Avenue K, between...

ZERO RESPECT: NYPD Traffic Agent Gives Ticket To Chaverim While He Changes Flat Tire...

The attached photos speak for themselves. While a selfless Chaveirim Volunteer leaves his job and gets his hands dirty to change a strangers flat tire,...

For Stymied Commuters To NYC, Ferries Could Be The Next Wave

The easiest way to commute into New York City exchanges asphalt and steel rails for a whiff of salt water and a soaring view...

Muslims In NJ City Fear Another Backlash After Latest Attack

In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar...

Flatbush Shomrim Nab Multiple Suspects For Burglary And Breaking Into Vehicles

Even if you live in Flatbush, you probably do not know this, but in just a few hours, Flatbush Shomrim volunteers helped the NYPD...

New Jersey Capital To Use Lasers, Audio To Get Rid Of Crows

New Jersey's capital city is taking a high-tech approach to rid the city of an estimated 30,000 crows that are waking up residents and...

Assemblyman Goldfeder Secures Over $2 Million For Local Organization To Continue Sandy Recovery

Far Rockaway, Queens- Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that over $2 million was awarded to multiple organizations in Far Rockaway and Bayswater to help continue...

Facing Budget Deadline, Uber Makes Pitch For Upstate NY

Uber and Lyft are making their final push to expand into upstate New York ahead of a key legislative deadline. Lawmakers plan to vote on...

NY Gov. Cuomo To Begin 2nd Term With NYC Speech

Andrew Cuomo plans to kick off his second term as New York's governor with inaugural speeches in New York City and Buffalo. The Democrat planned...

Connecticut Man Walking From Yankee Stadium To Fenway Park

A 76-year-old Connecticut man is walking from Yankee Stadium to Fenway Park in an effort to promote peace and not just between the two...

After 11 Years: HaRav Chaim Tells Lakewood Father To Grow Beard, Baby Born 1...

R' Yaakov Moshe and Blimie Shchreiber of Lakewood, New Jersey, celebrated the birth of a daughter on Sunday, their second child after an agonizing...

Councilman Greenfield Demands to Know How Much Money City Makes from Ocean Parkway Speedtrap

Councilman David G. Greenfield has written a letter to the New York City Department of Transportation demanding that the agency reveal how much revenue...

VIDEOS: Major Flooding in Lakewood on Monday- NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning

(VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Many streets in Lakewood were flooded on Monday morning, as heavy rains swept through the Tri-State area. The National Weather...

New York State Extends Deadline For Sept. 11 Health Claims

New York state is reopening the window for workers and volunteers seeking lost wages and medical benefits from their involvement in the rescue, recovery...

Petira Of Queens Hatzolah Member R’ Yaakov Meltzer Z”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R' Yaakov Meltzer Z"L, a resident of the Kew Gardens section of Queens. He was...

After Gillibrand’s Push, VA Replaces Cross With Star Of David On WWII Veteran’s Grave

After a Queens rabbi discovered that the grave of his distant relative, a Jewish World War II soldier, was marked with a Christian cross...

KIDDUSH HASHEM! Mets TV Announcers Spot Frum Man Giving Foul Ball To A Random...

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) More than one million followers of the New York Mets twitter account were shown a video of a Frum man catching...

NYC Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Has Ended

A measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York City is over, meaning an emergency order mandating vaccines will be lifted, health...

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Release Guidelines Regarding Travel With The Arba Minim

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds travelers of guidance related to the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkos. The estimated travel period for the Jewish...

BREAKING: Stolen Car With Sefer Torah Inside Recovered In Flatbush

4:00PM: A Sefer Torah inside a car that was stolen on Motzei Shabbos, has just been recovered, YWN NYC has learned. Sources tell YWN that...

Hikind on Kaporos Chickens Lawsuit: ‘Shame on You!’

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) had a very strong response to a Brooklyn group that has filed a lawsuit in the Manhattan Supreme Court against...

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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...