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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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