Catskills


Building Freeze Enacted in Fallsburg

The board of the Catskill town of Fallsburg unanimously passed a moratorium that will put a freeze on all new building projects of more than five units per property for…

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Regional Briefs – November 30, 2015

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Brooklyn Fire Blamed on Power Strip BROOKLYN – A faulty power strip sparked a fire that raced through an East Flatbush home early Saturday, killing…

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NY Announces Effort to Boost Catskills Tourism

New York is launching a new advertising push to promote tourism in the Catskills. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the $5 million ad campaign and a $7.3 million upgrade for Minnewaska…

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Tragic New York Crash Claims Three Lives

A horrific car crash sent shockwaves throughout the Jewish community, plunging even total  strangers into mourning. A family returning from the Catskills Monday afternoon was involved in a fatal car…

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Three People Die in Tragic Crash on Rt. 17

A Jewish family returning from the Catskills Monday afternoon was involved in a horrific car accident on Rt. 17, leaving the parents and future son-in-law dead. Two sons and a…

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Bachurim Heading to Camp Saved From Car Fire

A group of bachurim en route to camp in the Catskills was saved on Wednesday, b’chasdei Hashem, when they exited their vehicle just moments before it burst into flames. The…

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Sloatsburg Minyan Area Opens Thursday

The Sloatsburg rest area on the New York State Thruway will open for the current summer season on Thursday as a convenient stop for Minchah and Maariv for those traveling…

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