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North Bay, Ontario, Canada – Missing Boaters in Lake Nipissing

September 1, 2006 at 04:33 PM
North Bay, Ontario, Canada - An intensive search is underway Tuesday for two Toronto-area men who went missing on Lake Nipissing. Heine Mondrowitz, 56, of Richmond Hill, Ont., and his son-in-law, Eli Horowitz, 30, of Toronto, who is also an active Hatzolah member, they were supposed to return from a boating trip Monday evening. Police say their 19-foot rental boat was found empty after it...

New Square, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

September 1, 2006 at 01:45 PM
New Square, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on Bush Lane, Hatzolah on the scene requesting PD to respond. ...

New York, NY – President Bush To Visit For 9/11 Observance

September 1, 2006 at 12:51 PM
New York, NY - President Bush will visit New York City on Sept. 11 to mark the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks. The president plans to visit all three sites where terrorists crashed hijacked planes, in Washington, Pennsylvania and New York, the White House said. An observance is planned at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan, the site of the World Trade Center towers that were the...

New York, NY – Record High For NY Fliers

September 1, 2006 at 11:46 AM
New York, NY - A record 50.6 million passengers used the region's three major airports during the first half of this year. At this pace, the airports will surpass the 100 million passenger mark by year's end for the first time ever. Kennedy, La Guardia and Newark are expected to combine for roughly 103.5 million passengers - a 3.7 percent increase over 2005. The airports are slowly...

North Bay, Ontario, Canada – Reward for Missing Boater in Lake Nipissing

September 1, 2006 at 11:08 AM
North Bay, Ontario, Canada - A close friend of a suspected drowning victim is offering a cash reward for the recovery of Eli Horowitz's body. David Stein, a fellow paramedic with the Hatzoloh organization, released a statement. "The Hatzoloh organization in Toronto is offering a reward of $3,000 for the successful recovery of Eli Horowitz," he said. "Any person with information is asked to...

Lakewood, NJ +Car into Pole Traffic Alert+

September 1, 2006 at 09:49 AM
Lakewood, NJ +Car into Pole Traffic Alert+ Police are on the scene and searching for the black male driver that took off on foot after his vehicle crashed into a pole on Ocean Road and Congress Street, traffic is heavy and large police activity in the area. Driver is a male black and has a green backpack on him self. U/D: 10:04 Police have driver in custody, after a foot pursuit...

Bastia, Corsica +Explosive Device Left at Synagogue; But Fails to Explode

September 1, 2006 at 09:06 AM
Bastia, Corsica - A small explosive device was found outside a synagogue on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. The wick had burned out and the device failed to explode.  Passers-by discovered the device on the steps of the Beth Meir synagogue in Bastia, on the northeastern edge of the French island. Officials said the explosives it contained were weak.  The device "thankfully would have...

New York, NY – New Yorkers Have Second-Longest Commute in the Country

September 1, 2006 at 09:00 AM
New York, NY - Data released by the Census Bureau this week show New York metro area commuters spend an average of 34.2 minutes, whether by car or subway, getting to work -- the second longest in the nation. Only the Vineland, N.J. metro area, a suburb of Philadelphia, had a longer average commute time, with 39.6 minutes. Los Angelenos, who are known to spend hours in traffic jams...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY – Jewish Group to Endorse Yassky

September 1, 2006 at 08:42 AM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY - Crown Heights Jewish leaders to endorse today in the Brooklyn congressional race, City Councilman David Yassky. Members of the Crown Heights Political Action Committee - the political arm of the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council - are expected to make the announcement with Yassky at a City Hall press conference. "He had a sensitive ear to our needs while a...

Brooklyn, NY – FDNY Pull Aided from Top of Burning Building

September 1, 2006 at 08:29 AM
Brooklyn, NY - New York City Firefighters rescued two people from the top floor of a blazing building late yesterday. The victims were transported to Coney Island Hospital with serious burns after smoke-eaters stormed the fire that injured four people. Other victims were treated for minor injuries. It took firefighters about 40 minutes to control the blaze, which broke out at 1675 W. 9th...

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