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Borough Park, Brooklyn +Perp Search Poss Abduction+

May 1, 2006 at 08:01 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn +Perp Search Poss Abduction+ Level one mobilization by 66th Pct cops for a perp search this perp is wanted for multiple attempted abduction in the Boro Park area of Brooklyn, NY posing a PD shield, mobilization is at 55th Street and 14th Avenue, NYPD Aviation and ESU on scene, major crime scene. U/D: 21:27 PD has two M/H possible suspect in custody in regards to the...

New York, NY – Empire State Building Turns 75

May 1, 2006 at 06:46 PM
New York, NY - One of the city's most famous landmarks, the Empire State Building, is celebrating It opened in 1931 during America's Great Depression and took just 13 months to construct. For 40 years, it was the world's tallest building until the World Trade Center was built and is once again New York City's highest structure. More than 3,000 workers were employed in its construction which...

South African – Double Murder Stuns Jewish Community

May 1, 2006 at 05:40 PM
South African - The Jewish community is still reeling in shock after the bodies of two young men were found with their hands tied behind their backs, shot execution-style - one bullet each at the back of the head - in Cape Town last month. Police said Brett Goldin, 27, and Richard Bloom, 26, had simply been in the wrong place, at the wrong time. They noted that the first three suspects who were...

Fallsburg, NY +Bungalows On Fire+

May 1, 2006 at 02:56 PM
Sullivan County, Fallsburg, NY +Bungalows On Fire+ A fully involved working fire in multiple bungalows on Elm Drive and Laurel Avenue at the Beverly Garden Apartments, FD on the scene calling for a 3 alarm M/A requested to the scene. ...

Brooklyn, NY +Military Device Found+

May 1, 2006 at 02:19 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Military Device Found+ NYPD are on the scene with ESU and requesting the Bomb Squad, EMS and FD to respond in for a suspicious military device that was found on Franklin Avenue and Lincoln Place, area is shut down. U/D: 15:47 Bomb Squad has properly id'ed the suspicious device...

Satmar – +Hats On, Gloves Off+

May 1, 2006 at 01:24 PM
The death of the rebbe frees his sons Aaron and Zalmen to go to war. But is the prize--all of Hasidic Williamsburg--a poisoned chalice?...

Spring Valley, NY +Immigration Protest+

May 1, 2006 at 12:34 PM
Rockland County, Spring Valley, NY +Immigration Protest+ Traffic Alert on Route 59 for crowd control due to about 100 people protesting immigration and blocking traffic, PD on the scene. ...

Staten Island, NY – University Hospital Honors Bikur Cholim

May 1, 2006 at 11:45 AM
Staten Island, NY - Staten Island University Hospital honored its valued volunteers during a recognition ceremony held in the Renaissance, Grant City. More than 220 volunteers were feted for their unending commitment in assisting the hospital medical staff and in providing care to patients. Anthony C. Ferreri, University Hospital president and CEO, said the hospital would be unable to perform...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY – Mourning Rituals Deepen Satmar Community Divide

May 1, 2006 at 08:54 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY - In the week since Grand Rebbe Moses Teitelbaum died, even the mourning rituals are deepening the fracture that divides the Satmar community. Custom demands that the grieving chasidim pay their respects to the family of the deceased. But in Williamsburg, where the Satmar movement is centered, the family in mourning has not met under one roof to receive its...

Borough Park, Brooklyn – Councilman Simcha Felder Near-Perfect Record In Council Meetings

May 1, 2006 at 08:30 AM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - City councilman from Brooklyn Simcha Felder has near-perfect attendance record of all meetings last year. Council members are paid $90,000 a year, and the job is considered part-time, and overall nearly 35 percent of the 51 council members dodged one of every five meetings they were required to attend. Worse than that, nine lawmakers had an absentee rate of 30...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn – Eliot Spitzer Skips One Rebbe’s Shiva

May 1, 2006 at 07:35 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY - Gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer got his signals mixed when he made a shiva call to only one of the feuding sons of late Satmar Grand Rebbe Moses Teitelbaum, snubbing the son from Orange County, NY. Spitzer's representatives said the state attorney general wasn't trying to slight Aron Teitelbaum - he just didn't realize the rabbi was in Brooklyn, he simply...

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