Hero in Hanukkah attack declining $20K reward over Zionism

An Orthodox Jewish man credited as a hero for attacking a knife-wielding man who stabbed five people during a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City is refusing to take a $20,000 reward from established Jewish groups because he considers them Zionists, according to a rabbi who knows him.

Lawmakers demand end to phone dead zones along Palisades Parkway

Drivers taking the Palisades Parkway to Route 6 between Orange and Rockland Counties often find themselves unable to place mobile phone calls due to a lack of Verizon cell phone towers in the area, a fact that local officials say is dangerous and must change.

Monsey stabbing suspect indicted

Grafton Thomas, the suspect in a brutal stabbing attack at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey was inducted by a Grand Jury on six counts of attempted murder on Friday.

Hanukkah stabbing suspect questioned in prior Monsey attack

The man charged in the machete attack on a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City had been questioned by local authorities in connection with an earlier stabbing of an Orthodox Jewish man in the same town, police said Thursday.

Family of NY Hanukkah attack victim calls for end of hatred

he daughter of a man gravely wounded in an attack on a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City made an emotional plea Thursday to end hatred and anti-Semitism, saying she hopes her father regains consciousness “to a changed world.”