New York

EARTHQUAKE ROCKS ROCKLAND COUNTY, NYC, NJ AND FELT ACROSS EAST COAST

An earthquake was just felt on the East Coast on the United States, triggering frenzied phone calls from Manhattan to Rockland County to Montclair,...

Congressman Lawler Urges NY Governor Hochul to Overhaul ‘Dangerous’ Criminal Justice Laws, Calls for End to Cashless Bail and Enactment of Life Sentences for...

Today, Congressman Mike Lawler (NY-17) sent a letter to New York Governor Kathy Hochul demanding the scrapping of New York's dangerous criminal justice laws....

New York’s Expanded Slow Down/Move Over Law to Include Disabled Vehicles Takes Effect Wednesday March 27

A new law expanding New York’s Slow Down/Move Over requirement will take effect on March 27, 2024. The expansion includes disabled vehicles on the...

Attorney General Letitia James Hosts Roundtable Discussion in Rockland to Combat Antisemitism and Promote Community Safety

Attorney General Letitia James convened a roundtable discussion with Jewish leadership and local elected officials in Rockland County, aiming to address critical issues impacting...

Agudath Israel Advocates for Jewish School Safety and Funding in Albany Amid Rising Antisemitism {PHOTOS}

Tuesday marked the beginning of Agudath Israel of America’s Albany advocacy day series with a delegation from the Hudson Valley region visiting the State...

Congressman Mike Lawler Calls for Action Against Antisemitism and Support for Allies at JCRC Congressional Breakfast

At the Jewish Community Relations Council's (JCRC) annual congressional breakfast in Manhattan, Congressman Mike Lawler delivered a compelling address to members of Congress, elected...

Senator Weber Advocates for Governor Hochul to Proclaim January 27 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in New York

Governor Kathy Hochul has been memorialized to proclaim January 27, 2024, as Holocaust Remembrance Day across the state. This resolution, introduced by Senator Thomas,...

NY Senator Weber Hosts Yeshiva Executive Director Menny Schwab for Invocation at State Senate Session in Albany

On Tuesday, Menny Schwab, the esteemed Executive Director of Yeshiva Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch and Director of Camp Fun, was honored as the guest...

Governor Hochul Unveils NY SWIMS Initiative, Including Major Revamp of Harriman State Park’s Lake Welch Beach in Rockland County

Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the NY SWIMS initiative: New York Statewide Investment In More Swimming, as a key proposal in her 2024 State...

100 Days Since October 7th: NY State Senator Bill Weber and Colleagues Stand with Israel

100 days have passed since the devastating events of October 7th, 2023, when Israel faced unthinkable acts of terror. Today, New York State Senator...

Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Excluded as New York State Thruway Authority Implements Toll Rate Increase for Infrastructure Upgrades and Maintenance

The New York State Thruway Authority has put into effect a toll rate increase across the state, excluding the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge,...

Rockland County Leaders Join NY Governor Kathy Hochul for Pre-Chanukah Reception in Albany

On Monday evening, New York Governor Kathy Hochul extended a warm welcome to prominent leaders of the Jewish community at a pre-Chanukah reception held...

Rockland County Leaders Join Pre-Chanukah Event at NY Attorney General’s Office in Support of Mrs. Ohana’s Plea {PHOTOS}

The New York Attorney General's Office hosted a poignant Pre-Chanukah event in New York City, bringing together Jewish community leaders from across the state...

New York State and Rockland County Celebrate Completion of $44.6 Million Thruway Pavement Improvement Project in Critical Hudson Valley Corridor

In a significant infrastructure development, Governor Kathy Hochul revealed today the successful conclusion of a $44.6 million pavement improvement initiative along the New York...

Rockland County Executive Urges Governor Hochul to Veto Election Bills A04282 & S3505B

In a recent statement, Rockland County Executive Day once again called upon Governor Kathy Hochul to veto bills A04282 and S3505B, denouncing them as...

HEROIC DUO: Garnett Gibbs and Dwayne Stewart, Rescue Trapped Driver from Fiery Crash on New York State Thruway {VIDEO}

In the early hours of Friday morning, a severe vehicular accident occurred on the New York State Thruway Southbound between Exits 16 and 15A,...

State Senator Bill Weber and Assemblyman John McGowan, Call to Combat Antisemitism on College Campuses with Over 40 New York Elected Officials

State Senator Bill Weber and Assemblyman John McGowan, representing Rockland County, have taken a prominent role alongside over 40 state and city officials in...

Rockland County on Alert for Incoming Weather System

The National Weather Service has issued an alert for Rockland County as a low-pressure system is set to bring inclement weather conditions to the...

State Senator Bill Weber Introduces Bill to Curb Anti-Semitism in New York Colleges

In an effort to combat the alarming increase in anti-Semitic incidents, particularly after the October 7 terrorist attacks in Israel, State Senator Bill Weber...

Congressman Lawler Criticizes Governor Hochul for Prioritizing Criminals with ‘Clean Slate’ Law Signing

Today, Congressman Mike Lawler (NY-17) released the following statement after Governor Hochul signed “Clean Slate” into law earlier today. “In Governor Kathy Hochul’s New York,...