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Deal, NJ – Trustee files $129 million lawsuit against Dwek investor, lender.

December 1, 2007 at 10:48 PM
Deal, NJ - Solomon Dwek's bankruptcy trustee has filed a $129 million lawsuit against one of Dwek's biggest investors and a major bank, saying they either knew or should have known that the real estate investor had conducted a major real estate and banking fraud. The lawsuit, filed late Friday night, says Dwek operated a "massive Ponzi scheme'' by using money from new investors to repay older...

West Boynton, FL – Jewish Community In Shock After Wild Car Chase Kills Innocent Elderly Man In Gun Shooting.

December 1, 2007 at 10:10 PM
West Boynton, FL - A 70-year-old man rushing to finish errands before sundown Erev Shabos was shot and killed Friday afternoon by five men in a wild chase down Florida's Turnpike after they allegedly robbed a grocery store. Three of the men were arrested, but two eluded authorities. Samuel Salomon was headed east on Atlantic Avenue just west of the turnpike with his wife, Yvonne, in the...

New York – N.J. Less Depressed Than New York.

December 1, 2007 at 10:05 PM
New York - New Jersey residents are less prone to depression than their neighbors in New York, a study found. New Jersey ranked as the third-least-depressed state in the study titled "Ranking America's Mental Health," The New York Post reported Friday. New York ranked 19th on the study conducted by the non-profit group Mental Health America. "The New Jersey findings I think have really...

Rockland County, NY – State Agency: Jail Shouldn’t Have Taken Out-of-State Inmates

December 1, 2007 at 08:28 PM
Rockland County, NY - The New York state Commisson of Corrections has found that the Rockland County jail wrongly accepted six out-of-state inmates. The oversight agency reiterated in a letter to Sheriff James Kralik that jail officials broke state corrections law and should never again accept inmates from out of state.The issue rose during the recent campaign for sheriff when Democrat Tim...

Rockland County, NY – Police Ask Community To Use Caution Walking On Rt. 59.

December 1, 2007 at 06:35 PM
Rockland County, NY - Two people walking along Rockland County roads were struck by cars in separate accidents hours apart that left one dead and one critically injured. Both victims were Central American immigrants living in Spring Valley. Neither driver in the crashes were charged. There are no sidewalks on that stretch of Route 59.Many immigrants walk along that route because they don't have...

South Fallsburg, NY – Burglars at Pines Hotel Nabbed by Police Dog

December 1, 2007 at 06:26 PM
South Fallsburg, NY - Three men were arrested and charged with breaking into the former Pines Hotel after a K9 named Chase alerted his handler, Sgt. Christopher Pratti, to the burglary. Robert Potter, 27; Alan Macnary, 43; and his 17-year-old son, Alan Macnary Jr., were all charged with possession of burglar tools, a misdemeanor. All three men are from the Kingston area.The men were arraigned and...

New York, NY – U.S. Withdraws U.N. Resolution Endorsement of Israeli and Palestinian Agreement.

December 1, 2007 at 06:15 PM
New York, NY - In an about face, the United States on Friday withdrew a U.N. resolution endorsing this week's agreement by Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try to reach a Mideast peace settlement by the end of 2008, apparently after Israel objected. Deputy Ambassador Alejandro Wolff informed the Security Council that the United States was pulling the resolution from consideration less than...

Burlington, VT – Judge: Denial of Inmate’s Religious Observance Possibly Malicious

December 1, 2007 at 05:58 PM
Burlington, VT - A federal judge said that the state Corrections Department acted with malice and callous indifference to the rights of a Jewish inmate when officials denied his request to observe religious holidays in 2005. The magistrate's report, filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington, allows former prisoner Gordon Bock's lawsuit against Corrections to proceed toward...

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