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NYC To Reopen Schools, Even As Virus Spread Intensifies

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandem...

Driver Crashes Into Landmark Washington Square Park’s Landmark Arch; Officer Injured

NEW YORK (AP) — An intoxicated driver slammed into Washington Square Park's landmark marble arch on Sunday, injuring a police officer who was parked there to protect it, police sai...

Police: Woman Dead After Van Crashes Into Buffalo Monument

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash after a speeding minivan plowed into the McKinley Monument in downtown Buffalo, police said. The unidentified...

WATCH: Chabad Covid Survivor Rabbi Yudi Dukes Returns Home To Emotional Reception After 242 Days In The Hospital, Visits The Ohel

NEW YORK (Chabad.org/Menachem Posner) - After spending months in a coma, followed by a difficult and intense period of in-patient rehabilitation, Rabbi Yehuda (Yudi) Dukes finally ...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Takes Flight In Virus Times

NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions mean...

Suspected Arrested For Assaulting Jewish Man In Monsey

MONSEY (VINnews) — A man was arrested on Thursday after a Jewish man was assaulted at Monsey Glatt, located on NY-59 in Monsey, NY. According to reports, the Jewish man was unlo...

Daniel Gildar, Renowned Orthodox Jewish Cantor and Pianist, Passes Away Suddenly

NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Cantor Daniel Gildar, an accomplished chazan who was also well known as the pianist of choice at major cantorial concerts throughout the world, die...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade To March On Despite Pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he's been yearning to do for months — sing and dance again with his Broadway cast. Jackson is one of the stars of “...

Jewish Woman Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Flatbush

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Tragedy struck Tuesday evening when a Jewish woman was fatally struck by a vehicle. The accident occurred at approximately 5:30 PM in the area of Ave M and ...

Video: Two NYPD Officers Injured In Queens Shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer on Tuesday after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a domes...

DOW Crests 30,000 Points On Vaccine Hopes, Biden Transition

NEW YORK (AP) The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus v...

David Dinkins, New York City’s 1st Black Mayor, Dies At 93

NEW YORK (AP) — David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment a...

Satmar Shul To Be Fined $15K for Secret Wedding, Mayor Warns Of Additional Consequences

BROOKLYN (VINnews/JTA) - The Satmar synagogue that hosted a huge wedding in Brooklyn, will be slapped with a $15,000 fine for violation of restrictions aimed at reducing the COVID...

Hundreds Of Bodies Remain In Brooklyn Disaster Morgue

BROOKLYN (AP) - Hundreds of bodies are still stored in freezer trucks at a disaster morgue set up during New York City’s coronavirus surge in the spring, according to the city’s Of...

Large Wedding Planed For Tonight Has DOH Slapping Satmar Shul with Cease and Desist Order

KIRYAS JOEL (VINnews) - Masks, social distancing and a very limited guest list are being required by the state at a Kiryas Joel wedding tonight, after Department of Health issued a...

Tourists Few, NY Gift Shops Struggle But Don’t Lose (Heart)

NEW YORK (AP) — In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (heart) New York. But the proprietors wonder when their c...

Police: 1 Killed, 6 Hurt In Shooting At Brooklyn Apartments

NEW YORK (AP) — A young woman has died and six other people were wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in Brooklyn that followed an earlier shooting near a Sweet 16 birthd...

Co-Founder Of Viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies At 37

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A co-founder of the social media ALS ice bucket challenge, which has raised more than $200 million worldwide for Lou Gehrig’s disease research, died Sunday at ...

Cuomo: Staten Island On Track For COVID-19 Restrictions

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at his Sunday press briefing that several parts of New York are on track for going back to COVID-19 restrictions, due to a recent surge ...

WATCH: Cuomo Threatens “Full Consequence Of Legal Action” After Secret Satmar Wedding

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Gov. Cuomo issued threats to a Satmar synagogue after a "secret" wedding was allegedly held with thousands in attendance. “It was a blatant disregard of the...