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Borough Park, Brooklyn NY – Does Noach Dear Deserve Our Vote?.

November 3, 2007 at 11:59 PM
Pinned News Nov. 3 2007 Your Voice on VIN Borough Park, Brooklyn NY - Off-year elections sometimes suffer from a lack of attention, but one local race this year demands the attention of any voter who supports good government and rejects the cynical back-room deal-making that has long characterized the judicial section process in Brooklyn. In the Fifth Civil Court District — which covers Bay...

New York – Fall Back: Daylight-Saving Time, Check Your Smoke Detectors.

November 3, 2007 at 11:56 PM
New York - Clocks switch back to standard time at 2 a.m. Sunday. The idea behind daylight-saving time was to save energy by moving time ahead one hour. People have more daylight in the evening and don't have to turn on lights. This year, Congress added an extra four weeks to the period. Saving-time began in March three weeks early and there's been an extra week at the end of it. Urgent...

Kiryas Joel, NY +Large Brush Fire+

November 3, 2007 at 11:54 PM
Kiryas Joel, NY +Large Brush Fire+ KJFD on the scene at Barditchev Road and Schonemunk Road for a large brush fire, requesting additional manpower and brush truck to respond to the scene...

New York, NY – New York City Marathon Sunday, November 4.

November 3, 2007 at 10:20 PM
Travel Alert! New York, NY - There will be extensive street and bridge closings along the route of the Marathon. Spectators are urged to use public transportation. Motorists please note: any vehicles parked on the Marathon route are subject to towing and relocation by NYPD. If your vehicle is towed, please contact the local police precinct for information on its relocation. Visit the...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY +Large Scale Vandalism Over Shabos+

November 3, 2007 at 09:12 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY - NYPD of the 90th Pct. are investigating multiple vehicles (so far 20) that were vandalized by breaking their windows in the vicinity of Lee Ave. Hews St., Hooper St., and Williamsburg St. Williamsburg Shomrim patrol are on the lookout together with the NYPD to get these perps as soon as possible. To see video of the CBS report click here...

New Jersey – New Law Signed Illegal To Send Text Messages While Driving.

November 3, 2007 at 08:39 PM
New Jersey - New Jersey motorists yakking on a hand-held cell phone or firing off text messages will soon run a greater risk of getting pulled over by police. Governor Jon S. Corzine has signed legislation giving police more authority to target drivers using hand-held cell phones. It also makes it illegal to send text messages while driving - distractions legislators contend make for risky...

Syracuse, NY – Ga. Woman Pleads Guilty in Synagogue Disruption Case

November 3, 2007 at 08:05 PM
Syracuse, NY - Judy Overby, 75, of McDonough, Ga., plead guilty in Onondaga County Court to all charges against her related to incidents Sept. 8 at Temple Adath Yeshurun and Young Israel-Shaarei Torah synagogue. Overby was facing one felony count of second-degree falsely reporting an incident and two misdemeanor counts of disruption or disturbance of a religious service for incidents Overby's...

Belgrade, Serbia – Concert at Nazi Death Camp Canceled

November 3, 2007 at 07:44 PM
Belgrade, Serbia - A rock concert that was planned for Saturday at the site of a World War II Nazi death camp in Belgrade was canceled after protests by Jewish groups. The Serbian organizers of the concert said the event was canceled after "pressure from foreign and domestic media." Some 48,000 Jews, Serbs and Gypsies perished at the Sajmiste camp in the 1940s. "We hope that the big publicity...

New York, NY – Militant Group Causes Terror Concerns after Taking Photos of Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges

November 3, 2007 at 07:18 PM
New York, NY - A follower of an Islamic militant group caused a previously undisclosed scare when someone in his truck took cell phone photos of the support structures of the Brooklyn and Williamsburg bridges. The NYPD uncovered the suspected reconnaissance mission in Manhattan while investigators already were on alert that Pakistani immigrants loyal to the radical Sunni group, Sipah-e-Sahaba...