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Police: Borough Park Thief Arrested After Neighbor Witnessed Burglary of Silverware

07/18/2016 10:34 AM Updated: 9 months ago

A-42-year-old resident in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn is facing burglary charges after breaking into an apartment at a house located by New Utrecht Avenue

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Sheriff: Man Arrested for Burglarizing Upstate NY Bungalow Colony Twice

07/13/2016 4:43 PM Updated: 9 months ago

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wednesday morning a 39-year-old man who burglarized a Jewish bungalow colony in upstate New York over a two-day period, and he was

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Borough Park Boy Dies After Almost Drowning Upstate NY

07/11/2016 7:35 AM Updated: 9 months ago

A 4-year-old Borough Park boy who almost drowned Sunday evening in a swimming pool by a Bungalow Colony in Swan Lake, updates New York, died Monday


Child in Critical Condition After Almost Drowning in Swan Lake

07/10/2016 7:15 PM Updated: 9 months ago

A 4-year-old child is in critical condition after almost drowning Sunday afternoon by a swimming pool in Swan Lake, in upstate New York. The child almost

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Bloomingburg Hasidic Community Wins Big in Village Elections

03/15/2016 9:44 PM

Opponents of the incoming Hasidic community in the village of Bloomingburg, New York, suffered a devastating defeat on Tuesday, as Russell Wood, a former Bloomingburg Planning

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EXCLUSIVE: Town of Mamakating Supervisor Has History of Dual Residency

11/01/2015 5:09 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Residents in the town of Mamkating, a town of 12,000 in Sullivan County, NY, are expected to elect or reelect their leadership on Tuesday, November 3rd.

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Lamm Scores Victory in Annexation of Mamakating Land Onto Bloomingburg

06/12/2015 11:27 AM

After years of local infighting, lawsuits and accusations of discrimination, developer Shalom Lamm has scored a final victory in his bid to expand the village of

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Fed Judge Sides with Hasidic Community In Discriminatory Suit Against Mamakating, Bloomingburg

06/09/2015 2:02 PM

(Reuters). A federal judge ordered two New York municipalities in the Catskills foothills to face a lawsuit accusing them of discriminating against Hasidic Jews by trying to stop

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Rockland County Legislator, Aron Wieder Distances Himself From Nazi-Referenced Controversial Video

04/02/2015 5:25 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder on Thursday distanced himself from Orthodox Jewish activists who have compared local antisemitism and political bickering to Nazi Germany in a

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Bloomingburg’s Jewish Community Scores Victory With Annexation Ruled Legal

04/02/2015 4:31 PM Updated: 2 years ago

After years of local infighting, lawsuits and accusations of discrimination, developer Shalom Lamm has scored a major victory in his bid to expand the village of

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BOE Declares Rabiner Winner in Bloomingburg Board of Trustee Election

04/01/2015 4:35 PM Updated: 2 years ago

UPDATE (4/1/2015): The Board of Elections has certified the election of Rabiner on Wednesday. According to the official results Rabiner beat incumbent Katherine Roemer by a 17-vote


Bloomingburg: Aaron Rabiner Wins A Seat on Village Board of Trustees

03/18/2015 10:07 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Following Election Day in the upstate village of Bloomingburg for a single seat on the three-seat village board of trustees, Hasidic resident Aaron Rabiner has defeated

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Another Election in Bloomingburg Pits Locals vs. Hasidic Community

03/18/2015 3:53 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Voters in the embattled village of Bloomingburg are turning out to express their right to vote once again, for the third time in two years, on


Pine Bush School District Collects Signatures for 'Ward Voting'

02/26/2015 2:59 PM

The same school district that failed to stop the anti-Semitic activity tormenting their Jewish students for years is now looking to further segregate their district into


Tragedy in The Catskills: Toddler Dies After Drowning In Bathtub In Loch Sheldrake, NY

01/20/2015 12:35 PM

A 2-year-old toddler visiting from Florida died Tuesday morning after drowning in a bathtub at their residence at Evergreen Estates Day Camp in Loch Sheldrake, Upstate


Breaking: Hasidic Jewish Community In Bloomingburg Wins In Dissolution Referendum Vote

12/19/2014 11:53 AM

The Hasidic community residing in the small village of Bloomingburg, NY, celebrated on Friday the news that the opponents of the village’s dissolution defeated the anti-Hasidic


Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder ‘In Shock’ After Receiving ISIS-style Threatening Letter

12/19/2014 5:53 AM

Rockland County majority leader, Aron Wieder was a little shaken to discover that his tireless advocacy on behalf of his community in Rockland County has taken


Thompson, NY – Local Residents Rejoice Plan To Bring Casinos To The Catskills

12/18/2014 9:53 AM

(AP). Residents of this faded corner of the New York’s Catskills Mountains fist-pumped, cheered and hugged as they closed in on landing a casino. Finally. The


NYS Gaming Panel Recommends 3 Upstate Casinos, Including Sullivan County

12/17/2014 3:10 PM

(AP). Three economically distressed communities in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce


Jewish Woman Killed In MVA Involving 5 Trailers On RT 17, Upstate NY

12/09/2014 6:18 PM

A Jewish woman was killed after she was involved in an MVA on a upstate NY highway Tuesday morning, New York State Police said. At approximately