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Wantage, NJ – N.J. Road Sign Quotes Hitler, Concerns Motorists

December 1, 2008 at 01:02 PM
Wantage, NJ - A sign that quotes Adolf Hitler is causing a mild stir among motorists along county Route 565, especially because it was created by a member of the township Board of Education. The sign is located about 30 miles east of Dingmans Ferry. It's on property partly owned by Ray Delbury quotes the infamous dictator on one side and Jesus on the other, prompting officials and private...

Monroe, NY – Contractor Builds Free Helipad for Medical Evacuations in Monroe

December 1, 2008 at 12:50 PM
Monroe, NY - Thanks to the goodwill of a highway contractor, medical helicopters now have a paved landing pad beside the state police barracks in Monroe to speed the evacuation of trauma victims from that area. A Rockland County company that recently finished rebuilding the Route 17 overpass at County Route 105 laid down the concrete pad as a parting gift for the nearby state police unit...

Kiryas Joel, NY – Fire at Yeshiva Dining-Room Building [video]

December 1, 2008 at 11:51 AM
Kiryas Joel, NY - KJ Fire Department are on the scene for a working fire at commercial dinning-room at the Kiryas Joal Satmar Yeshiva at 7 Barditchev Drive and Schunemunk Road. Command on the scene requesting a 2nd alarm for structure that's fully engulfed requesting multiple departments from Monroe, Blooming Grove and Woodbury to respond to the scene. Building has been evacuated and no one...

Mumbai – ‘Kedoshim’ Bodies, Moshel’e And Sandra En Route to Israel

December 1, 2008 at 11:23 AM
Mumbai - Rabbi Shimon Rosenberg and his wife Yehudit boarded a plane on Monday together with their two-year-old grandson Moshe Tzvi and his Indian babysitter Sandra Samuel to return to Israel. Also aboard the flight were the bodies of the little boy's parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rebetzin Rikva Holtzberg and four other Jewish victims of the Mumbai massacre. The flight, which is expected to...

Mumbai – Muslims Refuse to Bury Terrorist

December 1, 2008 at 10:45 AM
Mumbai - Indian Muslims say they do not want the gunmen killed by the security forces during the attacks in Mumbai to be buried in Muslim graveyards. Community leaders believe the militants cannot be called Muslims because they went against the teachings of Islam and killed innocent civilians. One leader said the militants had "defamed" the religion. Nine militants died when they stormed...

Mumbai, India – Friend of Rabbi Holtzberg Recounts Night of Horror at Oberoi Hotel

December 1, 2008 at 09:56 AM
Mumbai, India - Marc Schwalb was talking to a colleague outside his room on the 19th floor of the Oberoi Hotel when he heard the unmistakable sound of gunfire. In a matter of seconds, he and his colleague, both from W. Nagel International Diamond Brokers, could see the chaos unfolding below them in the open atrium of the Oberoi. “We just saw two guys shooting at everything that was...

Great Neck, NY – OBAMA License Plates Become Target for NY Thieves

December 1, 2008 at 09:26 AM
Great Neck, NY - A Long Island Democratic supporter says he's been driven to hide his OBAMA vanity license plates inside his car because people kept trying to steal them. Great Neck resident Jonathan Lifschutz says he got the plates bearing the surname of the U.S. president-elect from the New York Department of Motor Vehicles days after the Jan. 26 South Carolina primary. The 50-year-old...

Mumbai – Sky News Footage Showing Capture Lone Mumbai Gunman Beaten by Crowd

December 1, 2008 at 08:45 AM
Mumbai - British television news channel Sky News has obtained mobile phone footage of alleged terrorist Ajmal Qasab being captured and beaten following the attacks that killed more than 170 people in Mumbai. It is thought he was the only attacker to survive. See below. ...

Mumbai, India – All Israelis Missing in India Located

December 1, 2008 at 08:09 AM
Mumbai, India - The last Israeli defined as a missing person following the terror offensive in the Indian city of Mumbai has contacted his family, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said this morning. The Israeli national was not in the Mumbai area and was unaware of the grave events that took place in the city last week. The Foreign Ministry initially feared for the lives of 17 Israelis, most of...

Mumbai, India – Family of Terror Victim Rabbi Leibish Teitelboim Rejects Official Israeli Memorial

December 1, 2008 at 07:35 AM
Mumbai, Israel - The family of Aryeh Leibish Teitelboim, one of six people killed when the Chabad House in Mumbai was attacked by Islamist militants last week, has rejected Israel's offer to hold an official memorial ceremony for him along with the other Jewish and Israeli fatalities. The family has also said that it does not want Teitelboim's coffin wrapped in an Israeli flag before it is...

Mumbai, India – Cries Fill Local Synagogue at Funeral Service of Chabad House Terror Victims

December 1, 2008 at 07:04 AM
Mumbai, India - About 100 odd Jews gathered for a funeral service for the Jewish terror victims held in one of the largest synagogues in Mumbai this morning. Rivka Holtzberg's father gave a tearful eulogy for his daughter and her husband, and praised Sandra, the nanny of his grandson, for saving the boy's life. "With great resourcefulness Sandra saved the life of my grandson. Had she not [done...
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