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Fire Affecting Brooklyn Phone Service

November 10, 2005 at 05:31 PM
A manhole fire at Smith and Livingston Streets is affecting telephone service in parts of downtown Brooklyn. Verizon repair crews still have not been able to access the damaged circuits in that manhole because of carbon monoxide concerns. In the meantime, at least part of the NYS Court Complex at 120 Schemmerhorn Street has lost phone service. Technicians there are working to rig internet phone...

Williamsburg +Serious Car Accident+

November 10, 2005 at 04:01 PM
Williamsburg +Serious Car Accident+ A motor vehicle accident in Williamsburg on Flushing and Washington Ave's Hatzolah on the scene requasting a rush on the ambulance. U/D 16:04 Hatzolah on the scene requesting more units to respond, and an additional ambulance, have four aided. U/D: 16:19 ESU also on the scene...

CHICAGO – Nazi-Era Rail Car for Display

November 10, 2005 at 03:25 PM
CHICAGO, Illinois - When Fritzie Fritzshall was 12, she and her family were deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp from a Jewish ghetto in what was then Czechoslovakia. Her grandfather did not survive the journey. On Wednesday, the 67th anniversary of Germany's infamous Kristallnacht pogrom, she and other Holocaust survivors gathered to unveil the remnants of a Nazi-era...

Monroe +Bank Armed Robbery+

November 10, 2005 at 02:13 PM
Monroe +Bank Armed Robbery+ A W/M 6ft about 180lbs with blue shirt and a hat just robbed the Federal Savings Bank at 412 Route 17M with a gun, PD with K9, State Police and Hello all enroute. U/D: 16:22 He fled with an unknown amount of cash, all in $50 and $100 bills as he demanded...

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November 10, 2005 at 01:51 PM
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Cops Get Hand-Held Info Gizmo

November 10, 2005 at 12:44 PM
City cops now have more vital information in the palms of their hands. The NYPD rolled out new hand-held technology devices yesterday that allow 130 patrol officers and detectives to access department records even in the field, for a six-month field test. "We want to put as much high technology as possible literally into the hands of our officers," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. In...

Borough Prez Sues Exxon for Ruining Brooklyn Water

November 10, 2005 at 12:35 PM
Fifty years after Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and City Council Members David Yassky moved to intervene as plaintiffs in Riverkeeper’s lawsuit against ExxonMobil for violating the federal Clean Water Act. The international petroleum giant is being sued for its role in a 17 million gallon oil spill that stretches for 55 acres beneath Brooklyn. Oil continues to leak into Newtown...

Lakewood – To Have First Orthodox Jewish Mayor

November 10, 2005 at 11:44 AM
LAKEWOOD NJ - The man who stands to gain most from the Township Committee race this year wasn't on the ballot.But because Charles Cunliffe and Raymond G. Coles were re-elected Tuesday, the Democrats retain a 3-to-2 advantage on the committee. That means they will pick the mayor from their triumvirate.Cunliffe has the job this year. Coles had it last year.So now, Committeeman Meir Lichtenstein is...

Williamsburg +Water Main Break+

November 10, 2005 at 10:57 AM
Williamsburg +Water Main Break+ Large water main break at Bedford Ave corner Flushing Ave, FD on the scene DEP has been notified of the water main break...

Williamsburg +B.Q.E. Traffic Alert+

November 10, 2005 at 10:18 AM
Williamsburg +B.Q.E. Traffic Alert+ A disabled corrections bus with some prisoners on board on the eastbound of the B.Q.E. And Flushing Ave, one lane is closed, PD Highway units are requested to the scene, delays in the area...

Man Accused Of Kapparos Chicken Death Was Busted

November 10, 2005 at 09:01 AM
A man from Williamsburg was charged with animal cruelty for causing the deaths of 35 chickens meant for slaughter in a kapparos ritual and keeping 307 more in squalid conditions with many of them covered in fecec and later showed evidence of parasites when they were found in a vacant lot at Coney Island Ave on Oct. 16...

Williamsburg +M/D Fire+

November 10, 2005 at 08:46 AM
Williamsburg +M/D Fire+ A fire in a multiple dwelling at 583 Flushing Ave between Lee Ave and Marcy Ave, FD and PD are on the scene reporting some injuries...

Flatbush +Overturned Vehicle+

November 10, 2005 at 08:16 AM
Flatbush +Overturned Vehicle+ A MVA with an overturned auto and an RMP on Ocean Ave and Ave P, Hatzolah responding, ESU requested to upright. U/D: 08:23 Hatzolah was canceled due to EMS being on the scene already...

Two Brooklyn Leaders To Directly Benefit From Mayor Bloomberg’s Election Victory

November 10, 2005 at 08:10 AM
. Councilman Simcha Felder is poised to take a job in the Bloomberg administration and Assemblyman Dov Hikind is considering running for Felder's vacant seat.Felder wouldn't reveal what his new post in the mayor's office will be, but it could start as early as January, according to Felder's spokeswoman.While Hikind said it was too early to talk of running for a vacant Felder seat, he said he was...

French Jews Worry Violence May Spread

November 10, 2005 at 08:03 AM
As France was plunged into a state of emergency after nearly two weeks of rioting by poor and disenfranchised immigrant youth, some Jewish leaders worried that the uprising could morph into anti-Semitic violence. Many of the rioters are Arab Muslims, and the concern is that Islamic groups could exploit the situation, shifting the focus away from the domestic issues thought to have touched off the...

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