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Town of Fallsburg Election Roundup

November 8, 2005 at 11:58 PM
In the Town of Fallsburg, where thousands of homes are proposed, write-in candidate Kenny DeMars' call for a building moratorium became an issue. Incumbent Democrat Steve Levine, who was leading handily last night, was against it. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish voters from Brooklyn with second homes in Fallsburg launched a campaign to vote in a bloc for candidates who were against that moratorium. That...

Monroe NY Race Results:

November 8, 2005 at 11:57 PM
Supervisor: Winner - Incumbent Sandy LeonardTown Clerk: Winner - Incumbent Mary EllenTown Justice: Winner - Incumbent Jack J. RosenthalCouncilman: Winner - Incumbent Peter J. Martin Winner - Incumbent Donald F. Weeks...

Bloomberg Wins Mayor’s Race In N.Y., Beating Ferrer By Wide Margin

November 8, 2005 at 10:12 PM
Incumbent NYC Republican Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg was reelected as mayor of New York City, with a decisive landslide victory, crushing Democratic Fernando Ferrer by nearly 20-point margin in a race that set records for campaign spending...

New Jersey Race for Governor: Results

November 8, 2005 at 09:33 PM
East Brunswick, N.J. - The Associated Press is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Corzine the winner in the New Jersey governors race over Republican Doug Forrester...

GERMANY – Remains Of Holocaust Victims To Be Reburied

November 8, 2005 at 08:49 PM
STUTTGART, GERMANY - German authorities Thursday issued an order for the re-burial of human bones found at Stuttgart Airport, after Jewish groups protested against the exhumation of the remains of apparent Holocaust victims. Evidence suggests the remains were those of Jewish slave laborers who died of starvation and typhoid while forced to work in a Gestapo camp between November 1944 and...

Germany – Holocaust Denier Goes On Trial

November 8, 2005 at 04:57 PM
Germany - The trial of the 66-year-old Ernst Zundel, one of the leading publishers of anti-Semitic and neo-nazi material, opened on Tuesday at the Mannheim court, in western Germany. He is appearing for the first time before a court in his country of origin, and risks up to 5 years in prison. He is accused of decades of anti-Semitic activity, including repeated denials of the Holocaust - a...

JACKSBORO, Tenn. – Assistant Principal Shot By Student.

November 8, 2005 at 04:45 PM
JACKSBORO, Tennessee. - A state education official says an assistant high school principal has died after being shot by a student 2 other adults are also shot...

Nanuet +Palisades Parkway Traffic Alert+

November 8, 2005 at 12:54 PM
Nanuet +Palisades Parkway Traffic Alert+ Southbound of the Palisades Interstate Parkway at exit 9W entrance to the NY State Thruway, a multiple vehicle MVA with injuries, Nanuet Ambulance Corp and Rockland Paramedics are enroute, traffic very heavy...

Bronx/Yonkers +Major Deegan Traffic Alert+

November 8, 2005 at 12:11 PM
Bronx/Yonkers +Major Deegan Traffic Alert+ A MVA on the Major Deegan Expressway southbound and McLean Ave between a car and a truck with one aided pinned, PD ESU and Yonkers PD are on the scene requesting three ambulances to come up the wrong side of the roadway on a rush, and FD also to respond forthwith...

U.S. – Jail Death Of Jewish Activist Probed

November 8, 2005 at 12:00 PM
PHOENIX, AZ, United States - The killing of a Jewish Defense League leader in a Phoenix prison just days after his transfer from Los Angeles is being investigated by the FBI...

Brooklyn Bridge +Suspicious Package+

November 8, 2005 at 11:58 AM
. Brooklyn Bridge +Suspicious Package+ At the Manhattan bound of the Brooklyn Bridge Police Department on the scene of a suspicious package, requesting ESU and PD Harbor units to respond. U/D 12:13 Bomb squad enroute, EMS and FD staging at the mid-span of the bridge, Bridge being closed down. U/D: 13:07 Package has been proper ID' d, bridge to reopen shortly...

Monsey – State Reviewing Autistic Man’s Climb To Hamaspik’s Rooftop

November 8, 2005 at 11:38 AM
Monsey - A state agency is looking into the case of a 22-year-old autistic man who climbed to the roof of a Hamaspik of Rockland group home Sunday evening. Deborah Rausch, a spokeswoman with the state Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, declined to offer specifics about the matter, but said, "The safety and welfare of the people we serve is of utmost importance to us, so...

Pittsburgh Yeshiva School Closes In White Oak.

November 8, 2005 at 10:03 AM
The Mesivta of Allegheny County, a boys-only high school for Orthodox Jews, has closed because of financial problems...

Monticello Passes Law To Limit Sullivan Landfill

November 8, 2005 at 09:48 AM
Monticello - Last night, the Village of Monticello did what landfill opponents have been asking them to do for months: pass a law banning any future expansion of Sullivan's landfill...

State of Emergency Declared in France

November 8, 2005 at 09:37 AM
President Jacques Chirac declared a state of emergency, paving the way for curfews to be imposed on riot-hit cities and towns in an extraordinary measure to halt France's worst civil unrest in decades after 12 nights of violence...

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