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Monticello, NY +Serious MVA+

August 1, 2006 at 10:31 PM
Monticello, NY +Serious MVA+ A serious motor vehicle accident with one car that overturned on Hanawana Lake Road near Wall-Marth close to Route 42, Hatzolah BLS and ALS on the scene requesting 3 ambulances on a code-1, Mobil Medic is also responding. U/D: 22:36 All aided will be transported by ground to Harris Hospital...

Queens, NY +Missing Prisoner+

August 1, 2006 at 05:23 PM
Queens, NY +Missing Prisoner+ NYPD Aviation, Harbor and ESU units are all responding to Rikers Island to search the west side of the Island for a missing prisoner, Rikers Island Prison is on a total lock down now...

Beirut, Lebanon – +Major Israeli Operation+

August 1, 2006 at 04:53 PM
Beirut, Lebanon - Lebanese security officials have reported a major Israeli operation involving helicopters landing Israeli soldiers near the Hizboliah stronghold near Baalbek in eastern Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, is under way. U/D: 18:44 Hezbollah's chief spokesman said Israeli commandos are trapped inside a Baalbek hospital and fierce clashes are continuing with guerrilla fighters in the eastern...

Israel – No Potatoes in Bnei Brak

August 1, 2006 at 04:35 PM
Israel - Potatoes are not allowed entry into Bnei Brak in past two weeks, because they have worms and city's rabbi forbids them to be marketed Haim Levinson. Rabbi Moshe Landau discovered that this season's potatoes are afflicted with worms and other insects. Because of this, sale of potatoes is prohibited in Bnei Brak, unless the grocer has an in-house Kashrut supervisor who thoroughly checks...

Manhattan, NY – Heat Wave Limits Bridge Lights at GWB

August 1, 2006 at 03:31 PM
Manhattan, NY - Officials will turn off the lights on the George Washington bridge to conserve electricity during the heat wave. The Port Authority says in addition to the GWB, the lights will be out on the Goethals, Bayonne and Outerbridge Crossing...

Glasgow,Scotland – Synagogue Attacked By Vandals

August 1, 2006 at 03:04 PM
Glasgow,Scotland - Police in Glasgow are hunting vandals who daubed the name of 'Hizbollah' outside Scotland's oldest synagogue on Hill Street, the synagogue dates back to 1879. The name 'Hizbollah' was written in foot-high white paint just outside its main gates. It's the first time the A-listed building which also houses the Jewish Community Center has been targeted. Police are investigating...

Central Islip, NY – Israeli Leader Olmert Asked The Federal Judge To Give A Break To Nathan Schlesinger

August 1, 2006 at 02:51 PM
Central Islip, NY - Last Wednesday, a throng of supporters from Williamsburg's Orthodox community traveled to the federal courthouse in Central Islip, on Long Island, to show support for a powerful Brooklyn businessman named Nat Schlesinger, who was facing criminal sentencing. In addition to showing up in the courtroom, Schlesinger's supporters sent dozens of letters to U.S. District Judge Arthur...

Brooklyn, NY – Builder Bows Out

August 1, 2006 at 02:24 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Developers have dropped plans to develop an abandoned building in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Citing "Community unrest" over plans to develop 24 apartments at 205 Parkside Avenue. Moses Fried withdrew his request for a variance before the Board of Standards and Appeals...

Rockland County, NY – Orthodox Groups in Defense of Bikur Cholim Shabbos House

August 1, 2006 at 02:11 PM
Rockland County, NY - In response to the Village of Suffern’s attempt to use zoning laws to close down an Orthodox Jewish health service agency’s Shabbos hospitality house. A coalition of Orthodox groups has filed a friend of the court brief in federal district court in support of the house, charging the village with violations of the U.S. and New York Constitutions and the federal Religious...

Brooklyn, NY +Emergency Meeting On Shul’s and Yeshiva’s Security+

August 1, 2006 at 11:43 AM
NCIDENTS IN SEATTLE AND SYDNEY HIGHLIGHT CONCERNS Dear Neighbor: We live in a safe community. Even in times of international tension we know that our local police, in cooperation with our neighborhood patrols, keep watch and are “shomer” over our families. Still, the attacks on Eretz Yisroel have emboldened some to take out their hate on religious institutions in the United States and...

Boro Park, Brooklyn, NY +Stabbing+

August 1, 2006 at 11:26 AM
Boro Park, Brooklyn, NY +Stabbing+ An aided a 15-year-old male was stabbed in the back in the Borough Park Section of Brooklyn at 19th Avenue and 58th Street, Hatzolah on the scene requesting ALS on a rush. U/D: 11:38 PD canvassing transit, as per the toll clerk 8 perps with the same description jumped on the train, PD calling for a level one mobilization. Shomrim also working the scene U/D...

Christchurch, New Zealand – Synagogue Targeted In Graffiti Attack

August 1, 2006 at 11:23 AM
Christchurch, New Zealand - The words "Shower you murderous swine" have been sprayed in bright green paint on the footpath outside the synagogue's main entrance in Christchurch, New Zealand on Durham St. A brass plaque on the main gate has also been vandalised, with swastikas scratched into the surface and racist taunts daubed in felt pen. The graffiti, which apparently appeared overnight...

Circleville, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+

August 1, 2006 at 11:15 AM
Orange County, Circleville, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+ An overturned vehicle on the west bound side of Route 17 near Exit 119, PD and FD on the scene reporting injuries, Stat Flight Air-2 on stand by. ...

Bellevue, WA – Hundreds Mourn Seattle Shooting Victim

August 1, 2006 at 11:02 AM
Bellevue, WA - Hundreds of people attended a funeral for the woman killed in the shooting rampage at a Jewish charity, saying they hoped her violent death would prompt actions of peace. Pamela Waechter, 58, was shot when a man forced his way into the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle on Friday. Five others were wounded. A simultaneous funeral took place in Minneapolis, where Waechter was...

Circleville, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+

August 1, 2006 at 10:58 AM
Orange County, Circleville, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+ An overturned vehicle on the west bound side of Route 17 near Exit 119, PD and FD on the scene reporting injuries, Stat Flight Air-2 on stand by...

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