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Famous New York Camera Store Is Big-Time Business

November 17, 2005 at 09:45 PM
NEW YORK - On any given day, 8,000 to 9,000 people pass through the front door, sweeping through the various photo, digital and audio sections, intrigued by the conveyor belts above their heads that move the merchandise from one counter to the next. It's a frenetic and loud experience that involves fast-moving lines of customers, all pushing and elbowing to get to the finish line, or in this...

Brooklyn +B.Q.E. MVA+

November 17, 2005 at 02:39 PM
Brooklyn +B.Q.E. MVA+ A motor vehicle accident on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway eastbound Near the Brooklyn Bridge, FD on the scene reporting multiple vehicles are involved with some injuries, Hatzolah responding, expect majot delays...

Brooklyn +Belt Pkwy Traffic Alert+

November 17, 2005 at 02:38 PM
Brooklyn +Belt Pkwy Traffic Alert+ A MVA involving two vehicles on the Belt Parkway eastbound near the V.Z. Bridge with one of the vehicles hitting a light pole which is now in the median causing lots of traffic, FD on the scene requesting NYPD Highway units and Con-Ed to respond...

Orange County +Thruway High Speed Pursuit+

November 17, 2005 at 01:39 PM
Orange County +NYS Thruway High Speed Pursuit+ A high speed pursuit of 120mph+ from Goshen all the way on to the NY state Thruway to near the Sloatsburg rest area by NY State Police and Aviation overhead of a silver auto. Durin the pursuit the perp threw something out the vehicle window, SP are searching the area.U/D: 13:56 Perp now in custody. Police are searching for narcotics thrown out by the...

With Election Over, Mayor’s Approval Rating Climbs Even Higher

November 17, 2005 at 01:38 PM
According to a Quinnipiac University poll, the people who voted for Mayor Michael Bloomberg are more than pleased with his performance, the latest poll shows New Yorkers giving the mayor his highest approval rating ever. A full 75 percent of registered voters polled say they approve of the mayor. Looking ahead, 30 percent of voters said education should be Bloomberg's top priority this term...

Austria Arrests British Historian Irving Over Holocaust Denial

November 17, 2005 at 01:18 PM
VIENNA - Historian David Irving, known for his controversial views on World War Two, has been arrested in Austria on suspicion of denying the Holocaust, an interior ministry spokesman said...

Tiburon, CA, – Synagogue employee arrested after money found missing

November 17, 2005 at 12:56 PM
Marin County, CA, - A former finance director for a Kol Shofar synagogue was arrested yesterday on suspicion of embezzling more than $180,000 from the congregation, police said. The director, who worked for the synagogue from 1999 through last May, was booked into Jail after investigators served a search warrant at his apartment. Authorities launched an investigation in August, when synagogue...

Flatbush +Pedestrian Hit By Auto+

November 17, 2005 at 12:45 PM
Flatbush +Pedestrian Hit By Auto+ A motor vehicle drove over patients foot in front of 1851 East 3rd Street and Kings Highway, Hatzolah on the scene...

Monticello – Camp Owner Faked Papers.

November 17, 2005 at 10:32 AM
The investigation into the deaths of five dance-camp students and a counselor who crashed her car in July has led to felony charges against the camp's owner for falsifying state paperwork, officials say. Sullivan County District Attorney said they learned that camp owner Anna Kapitannikov, whose son was one of the dead, canceled her required worker's compensation insurance three years ago. The...

Metro North To Charge Parking Fees In Rockland And Orange Counties

November 17, 2005 at 09:33 AM
The Metro North Committee of the MTA approved charging parking fees at lots it owns or controls in Rockland and Orange countie. Metro North said the fees are necessary to offset the $21million the agency has spent during the past five years to build or improve parking facilities in the two counties.Commuters who park at the Pearl River station's two lots will be hit the hardest, because they...

Monsey +MVA With Child Struck+

November 17, 2005 at 09:31 AM
Monsey +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA involving a school bus that struck a child at Grove Street and Saddle River Road near the Monsey Fire House Hatzolah responding asking ALS units to respond on a rush, also PD to respond. U/D: 10:39 Child is in serious condition, was transported by Hatzolah to Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla...

Iran Now Says Satellite Can Spy on Israel

November 17, 2005 at 07:43 AM
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran said the satellite would be purely scientific. But the head of Tehran's space program now says the Sina-1 is capable of spying on the Jewish state. The launch of the Russian-made satellite into orbit aboard a Russian rocket last month marked the beginning of Iran's space program. Officials say a second satellite - this one Iranian-built - will be launched in about two months...

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