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NYSP: 3 Women Arrested, Suspected In Series Of Burglaries in Kiryas Joel

KIRYAS JOEL – Three City of Newburgh women, who were hired for home cleaning services, were arrested and charged with stealing jewelry from a Kiryas Joel residence, according to New York State Police in Monroe. Read more

FBI Allegedly Destroys Evidence Of Massive Kiryas Joel Welfare Fraud

GOSHEN – Information gathered by an Orange County Social Services employee pertaining to alleged fraud by a county client has been destroyed by the FBI because the investigation conducted by employee Nicole Latreille was not authorized, county spokesman Justin Rodriguez said Tuesday. Read more

NY – Medicaid Worker Files Suit Claiming She Was Disciplined For Reporting Rampant Welfare Fraud In Kiryas Joel

Orange County, NY – An Orange County Medicaid worker has filed suit claiming she was demoted and transferred after she uncovered some $40M in welfare fraud on behalf of the residents of Kiryas Joel and reported it to her bosses. Read more

Annexation Request Approved For Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel

KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. — The Monroe Town Board on Tuesday voted in favor of an expansion of Kiryas Joel, the largely Hasidic village in Orange County. Read more

Burglary Arrest In Kiryas Joel

Monroe, NY – The New York State Police in Monroe arrested Bergin Perez, age 23, of Monroe, NY on Saturday, August 8, 2015, for Burglary in the Second Degree (felony). Read more

A WIN FOR KIRYAS JOEL: NY Governor Cuomo Has Vetoed The Kiryas Joel Annexation Bill

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has just vetoed Assembly Bills A07629 and A07639. These bills were specifically designed to stunt the natural growth of Kiryas Joel, the large Chasidic community within the town of Monroe in Orange County. Read more

Kiryas Joel, NY – Synagogue Worker Arrested For Assault

Kiryas Joel, NY – The New York State Police in Monroe arrested this afternoon a maintenance worker who assaulted a man inside a Synagogue in the Village of Kiryas Joel. Read more

NY State Police Investigate Threat Made In Yiddish Against NY Senator Larkin Over KJ Annexation Controversy

State Police are investigating an apparently threatening message directed at Republican Sen. Bill Larkin, his office on Thursday evening confirmed. Read more

Kiryas Joel Hatzolah Named Top EMS Agency Of The Year In Orange County

The Village of Kiryas Joel volunteer emergency service will be recognized as the EMS agency of the year by the Orange County Emergency Medical Services council at its annual dinner on Wednesday. Read more