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Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Struck, Killed In Line Of Duty

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer killed by a suspected drunken driver was hailed Tuesday at his funeral as a humble public servant, a doting father and a “perfect pic...

Live: Funeral of Eliezer Tzvi Joseph From KJ, Who Died in Israeli Crowd Crush

The funeral of Eliezer Tzvi Joseph, 26, of Kiryas Joel, New York. A Satmar Hasid, he was the father of four children. He was amongst victims in the Israeli crowd crush at Meron. ...

Updated List Of Fatalities Identified In The Meron Tragedy

MERON (VINnews) — As the horror and shock from the Meron tragedy is still sinking in, authorities are working to identify and treat the dozens of victims of the crowd crush. Tra...

New York Lawmakers Agree To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreati...

Virus Fight Stalls In Early Hot Spots New York, New Jersey

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A year after becoming a global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York and New Jersey are back atop the list of U.S. states with the highest rates of in...

New Yorkers 30 And Over Can Get Covid-19 Vaccine Tuesday

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state residents over 30 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, and everyone over 16 will be eligible starting April 6, Gov. Andre...

Resident Killed In Fire At Spring Valley Assisted Living Facility

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A fire swept through a suburban New York assisted living facility and caused a partial collapse early Tuesday, killing one resident and sending two firef...

‘A Total Jap’: Asbury Park Press Apologizes For Using Anti-semitic Epithet In Lakewood Nurse Photo Caption

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LAKEWOOD (JTA) - A New Jersey newspaper left a photo caption with the term “JAP,” a pejorative for “Jewish American princess,” on its website for over 14 hours. The caption in t...

VIDEOS: Massive Showing At #FreeNechama Rally At The Home Of Get Refuser Dovid Wasserman

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The Jewish community came out in droves on Sunday evening to protest Dovid Wasserman unashamedly holding his wife Nechama hostage for nearly 7 years. The ra...

Police: Embattled NYPD Officer Fired Gun At Atlantic Ocean

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the ...

TONIGHT! Rally Planned To #FreeNechama From Get Refuser Dovid Wasserman

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Amid the momentum that is building in the public outcry against the Get refuser Dovid Wasserman and his family that is enabling him, a rally has been scheduled...

Photos: Flatbush Community Works Together To Help Thousands

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A 3-day sprint is underway in New York to complete a mountain of work in a short time. The mission is to supply food boxes and financial assistance for hundred...

New York To End Curfew For Casinos, Movies In April

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state will lift its pandemic curfew next month for casinos, movie theaters and some other establishments, but closing time will still be 11 p.m. for bars a...

NY State Assembly Hires Top Law Firm For Cuomo Investigation

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's state Assembly hired the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP to lead its investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo over sexual harassment allegations, ...

Repairs Underway To Save Historic Warship Taking On Water

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Keeping the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from going under during the pandemic has been hard enough without also having to worry about ke...

JUST IN: ANOTHER Agunah Freed Thanks To Public Pressure Campaign!

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — As momentum keeps building for the incredible movement to free all Agunos, news broke on Tuesday afternoon that we have a resolution in the #FreeMichelle case....

Get Refuser Dovid Wasserman Silences Social Media Campaign That Brought Awareness To Plight Of Agunah

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A get-refuser is fighting back against a massive social media campaign that was initiated to bring awareness to the plight of his Agunah and others. Ironically...

KJ Land Purchase Brings Direct Route 17 Access One Step Closer

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PALM TREE, NY (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Kiryas Joel and Monroe drivers may find themselves facing significantly less traffic in the future, now that a long-proposed access road leadi...

Video Shows Thief Swipe ‘Shtreimel’ Off Hasidic Jewish Man’s Head in Williamsburg

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male who is seen in the below vid...

Biden Declines To Call For Cuomo To Resign, Awaits Probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday passed up an opportunity to join other Democrats calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is under investigati...