Sunday, June 23, 2024

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New York Coronvirus Cases Double Overnight; Currently 22 Confirmed

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York state's coronavirus caseload doubled overnight to 22, as the mayor of the nation's largest city implored the federal government Thursday to send more test ...

NY Gov.: Jewish Family Wife, Children, Neighbor of Westchester Coronavirus Victim Also Test Positive, Taking State to 6 Cases

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the wife, two children and a neighbor of a New York lawyer who is hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-...

Yeshiva Parent Confirmed with Coronavirus; Three Westchester-area Orthodox Jewish Schools Close for the Day

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NEW YORK (VINnews-Sandy Eller) — An Orthodox Jewish man has been hospitalized with coronavirus, prompting the closure of three local yeshivas. In a Tuesday morning news conferen...

New York Rail Tunnel Repairs Could Mean More Rider Headaches

NEW YORK (AP) — The news that Amtrak will ramp up repairs to its century-old Hudson River rail tunnel while a project to build a new tunnel languishes likely will translate into mo...

Crown Heights: Jewish Boy Assaulted In Unprovoked Gym Attack [VIDEO]

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CROWN HEIGHTS (VINnews) — The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a hate crime against a Jewish boy that took place in Crown Heights this week. A black male approached ...

$1,000,007 Powerball Ticket Sold In Brooklyn

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - The New York Lottery today announced one second-prize ticket for the February 26 Powerball drawing was sold in BROOKLYN. The ticket is worth a guaranteed $1,00...

Cuomo Says Trump Is Punishing New York For Being Too Blue

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he believes President Donald Trump is punishing his home state for being too liberal. In the past few weeks, New York has come out o...

WATCH: Brooklyn College Students Take A Knee At YU During Israeli National Anthem

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Two volleyball players from Brooklyn College took a knee during the playing of “Hatikvah,” Israel’s national anthem, before a match at Yeshiva University. The c...

Dow Drops Over 1,000 As Outbreak Threatens Global Economy

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NEW YORK (AP) The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 1,000 points Monday in the worst day for the stock market in two years as investors worry that the spread of a vir...

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty In Landmark #Metoo Moment

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NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was led off to prison in handcuffs, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful H...

Stocks Open Lower On Wall Street Following Weakness Overseas

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower again on Wall Street, putting the market on track for a weekly loss after two weeks of gains. Overseas markets were also weaker Friday afte...

Local Officials Push For Cell Towers In Palisades Dead Zone

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BEAR MOUNTAIN (VINnews) — In today's day and age, as technology gets more and more sophisticated, the situations in which we find ourselves at a technological disadvantage are beco...

Suspects In Custody After Mugging Yeshiva Student At Knifepoint

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — Two suspects are in custody, after they terrorized and mugged a Yeshiva student at knifepoint Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred on Ave L and E 14th ...

College Student Dies Of Flu Before 911 Rescuers Can Find Him

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TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A college student was found dead in his home of the flu after a garbled 911 call left rescuers with no means of locating him, authorities said. Police and fire...

Monsey Library Stabbing Suspect Walked Free After Attempted Rape Due To Bail Reform

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SPRING VALLEY (VINnews) — The 25-year-old who stabbed a female security guard to death in the Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley after she asked him to lower his music, ...

Police: Monsey Stabbing Victim Had Asked The Attacker To Lower Music

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SPRING VALLEY (VINnews) — The Monsey community was shaken on Tuesday after the news broke that a fatal stabbing had occurred inside the Finkelstein Library in Spring Valley. As ...

Disturbance In Queens, As Gas Rupture Causes Evacuations [VIDEOS]

KEW GARDEN HILLS (VINnews) — The Kew Garden Hills community of Queens was inconvenienced on Wednesday, after a construction crew accidentally struck high-pressure gas main, causing...

New York City’s Latest Tactic To Combat Anti-Semitism: An Ad Campaign Featuring Diverse Jewish New Yorkers

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NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City is hoping that a new ad campaign will make Jewish New Yorkers feel comfortable despite a recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks. The campaign, launc...

Monsey: Stabbing In Finkelstein Library, Victim Pronounced Dead [VIDEOS]

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MONSEY (VINnews) — A stabbing occurred in Monsey on Tuesday afternoon, leaving one victim dead. The stabbing took place inside the Finkelstein Library, located at 24 Chestnut St...

Off-Duty NYPD Detective Commits Suicide In Queens Home

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QUEENS (VINnews) — An off-duty NYPD detective hanged himself at his mother's house in Queens on Monday. The detective had many years on the job, according to a report by the pos...