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Spring Valley +Car Into Building+

November 7, 2005 at 10:16 PM
Spring Valley, Rockland County +Car Into Building+ At 156 Route 59 FD on the scene of a car that went into a building, no word on injuries...

Brooklyn +Pedestrian Struck+

November 7, 2005 at 06:46 PM
Brooklyn +Pedestrian Struck+ An accident with a pedestrian struck on Ave I and McDonald, Hatzolah requested...

Monticello Bank Robbed This Morning

November 7, 2005 at 05:55 PM
Monticello police say a man made off with about $4,000 in a hold-up of the Key Bank on Broadway in Monticello this morning Two suspects are being questioned by police this afternoon...

Ramapo Cop Saves Monsey Man On Rooftop

November 7, 2005 at 05:25 PM
Sgt. Robert Lancia went to East Concord Drive. What Lancia found was a 22-year-old man with autism who had climbed atop the Hamaspik of Rockland group home and refused to come down. Eventually, a firefighter with the Monsey Fire Department and a member of Chaverim, a neighborhood assistance program, joined Lancia on the roof. The three circled the man, and the Chaverim member, Jack Rosenberg...

Kiryas Yoel +Pedestrian Struck+

November 7, 2005 at 03:22 PM
Kiryas Yoel Monroe +Pedestrian Struck+ A serious accident in Kiryas Yoel with entrapment at Zenta Road and Carter Lane, aided F/W in her 40's is trapped under the vehicle a delivery truck - registered to the Congregation of Bnai Yoel, Inc. - for about 30 min's extrication in progress. U/D: 15:54 Aided female has been extricated by KJ Fire Deprt. From under the car, KJ Hatzolah getting ready to...

Orange +NYS Thruway Traffic Alert+

November 7, 2005 at 02:34 PM
Orange +NY State Thruway Traffic Alert+ A brush fire at the NY State Thruway northbound near Tuxedo, FD responding, heavy delays in the area...

Shimon Lefkowitzs Is Very Frustrated He Fed The Meter And Still Got Ticketed, Because Of Being Net To A Pedestrian Path

November 7, 2005 at 02:14 PM
"I'm not the angry type, but I was so incensed because it wasn't necessary," said Lefkowitz who got slapped with a $165 summons while shopping. "This is very, very frustrating. I did the right thing," Lefkowitz said. "I fed the meter. Why would they have a meter next to a pedestrian path?" Lefkowitz said a testy traffic agent ticketed his vehicle "She didn't even look at me the whole time she...

Torah That Survived Nazis Finds Home In St. Louis

November 7, 2005 at 01:39 PM
St. Louis dentist Ethan Schuman could hardly contain his excitement as he watched the elderly Polish man return from his attic carrying a large, heavy bag. Standing in the doorway of the old house, Schuman opened the bag and then he saw the scroll, which was probably at least two centuries old. Schuman was in the village of Ishbitz, Poland, two years ago. For more than 60 years, the sacred...

Williamsburg – Steiner Studios Pushing To Double Their Facilities

November 7, 2005 at 01:29 PM
Williamsburg - movie moguls are pushing to double or even triple the size of the waterfront Steiner Studios — making the city's so-called Hollywood East a Los Angeles rival. Sources said honchos with Brooklyn's year-old, $120 million Steiner Studios are talking with the city to grow from a five-stage, 15-acre facility into as many as 50 acres...

Fight Between Members Over The Sale Of The Yonkers Synagogue

November 7, 2005 at 01:22 PM
YONKERS - Greenburgh Hebrew Center petitions the state Supreme Court for permission to sell the Midchester Jewish Center building, and about 90 percent of Midchester's 144 members joined the Greenburgh Hebrew Center at 515 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry, according to court papers. In its court filing, the Greenburgh Hebrew Center said it would use the $2.2 million in sales proceeds to clear the...

Town of Monroe +Considering Tax Hike+

November 7, 2005 at 08:16 AM
Town of Monroe +Considering Tax Hike+ The Town of Monroe Board is considering a tax hike for the average tax bill $40 to $95, according to town figures. At the upper end is a $95.27 increase for a village resident with a home assessed at $75,000.   The calculations include a flat fee for garbage pickup, which will decrease by $3.59 next year. The fee applies to all residents except those in...

Supporters of Casino at Monticello Push Pataki for Approval

November 7, 2005 at 08:05 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Chiefs Barbara Lazore and Lorraine White, along with Sullivan County officials and residents supporters of a Caskills casino, will be in Albany today to call on Governor Pataki to take the last step needed to approve a casino at Monticello Raceway. The application for the casino needs Pataki's signature.In September, a Pataki spokesman said the governor was...

Town of Monroe +Hit and Run+

November 7, 2005 at 08:00 AM
Town of Monroe +Hit and Run+ A MVA with injuries at Route 105 and Larkin Drive, PD on the scene requesting FD and EMS, striking vehicle fled the scene of the accident...

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