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Monsey, NY +Fatal Pedestrian Struck+

October 22, 2006 at 11:14 PM
Monsey, NY - A middle-aged woman was struck and killed by a car late Friday night as she attempted to cross Route 59 near Requa Lane. Ramapo police late last night could not identify the woman, who was pronounced dead shortly after the accident at the scene by paramedics from Rockland Paramedic Services. Police closed off Route 59 in both directions from Robert Pitt Drive to Route 306 until...

Lakewood, NJ +Serious MVA+

October 22, 2006 at 09:29 PM
Lakewood, NJ +Serious MVA+ Police on the scene with numerous Hatzolah also on the scene requesting two medevacs for a serious motor vehicle accident with aided trapped inside the vehicle at 11th Street and Route 9 aka Madison Avenue. U/D: 22:05 2 helicopters have now landed in Jamesway parking lot. Route 9 closed in both directions...

Israel – Four Die After Flu Vaccinations

October 22, 2006 at 05:44 PM
Israel - The government of Israel has suspended flu vaccinations nationwide after four men who had been inoculated died in the past week, the Health Ministry said. "I ordered to stop the vaccinations until things are made clear," Israeli Health Minister Yaacov Edri told reporters. "We have started to investigate everything related to this case," he said. The ministry said it had asked the...

Staten Island, NY +MVA+

October 22, 2006 at 02:19 PM
Staten Island, NY +MVA+ A serious motor vehicle accident on Richmond Hill Road and March Blvd involving multiple aided including one Hatzolah member, Hatzolah requesting BLS and ALS to respond on a rush. ...

Mechanicstown, NY +Power Outage at Galleria Mall+

October 22, 2006 at 01:54 PM
Orange County, Mechanicstown, NY +Power Outage at Galleria Mall+ Fire Department requesting all hands and calling a 2nd Alarm to the Galleria Mall at Crystal Run at 1 Galleria Drive for an electrical problem that's effecting the entire mall, large outages with fluctuating power in some sections. ...

Hollywood, FL – Synagogue’s Neighbors File Federal Appeal of Settlement

October 22, 2006 at 01:30 PM
Hollywood, FL - City officials made their peace with a Lubavitch synagogue earlier this year, but a turf battle between the Orthodox Jewish synagogue and its Hollywood Hills neighbors is not over yet. Six neighbors have taken their dispute to a federal appeals court, complaining that the synagogue, City Hall and a federal judge each cut them out of the picture when Hollywood in July settled...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 22, 2006 at 12:10 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on 18th Avenue and 46th Street, Hatzolah on the scene requesting an ambulance. ...

Wellington, FL – Donor Sues Rabbi over Ark

October 22, 2006 at 12:03 PM
Wellington, FL - When Loretta Miller's husband of more than 26 years died in October 2003, her rabbi suggested she donate an ark to house the Torah -- in his memory. Miller is suing Rabbi Mendy Muskal of a synagogue in Wellington, he claims the rabbis family used the $18,000 she donated to boost their lifestyle, take a family trip to Israel and deliver an ark that cost only $2,000. ...

Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 22, 2006 at 11:56 AM
Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident on East 9th Street and Kings Highway, Hatzolah responding. ...

Washington, DC – Lobbyist Abramoff To Do Time in Cumberland, Md.

October 22, 2006 at 10:29 AM
Washington, DC - Lobbyist Jack Abramoff will report Nov. 15 to a federal prison in Cumberland, Md., to serve a 70-month sentence for fraud and conspiracy charges in connection with the purchase of Florida-based SunCruz Casinos. U.S. District Judge Paul Huck granted a request by prosecutors and Abramoff’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, that Abramoff serve his time at the Cumberland facility because it...

Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Bicyclist Struck+

October 22, 2006 at 09:06 AM
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Bicyclist Struck+ A serious accident with a bicyclist that was struck on the corner of East 23rd Street and Avenue "N" Hatzolah on the scene requesting an ambulance forthwith and medics and back up medics to respond with a rush to the scene. ...

Gaza – Masked Gunmen Kill Senior Fatah Militant

October 22, 2006 at 08:55 AM
Gaza - Masked gunmen killed a senior Fatah militant in a Gaza Strip refugee camp in what appeared to be another deadly episode of an increasingly violent power struggle with the governing Hamas movement. Fatah blamed Hamas for the attack that killed Mohammed Shahadeh, commander of al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in the Bureij camp, and ordered its forces across the Gaza Strip to go on alert, Fatah...

Felton, CA – Holocaust Survivor Wants Her Paintings Removed From Auchwitz

October 22, 2006 at 08:51 AM
Felton, CA - Dina Babbitt once made a deal with Josef Mengele, the notorious Nazi doctor who subjected concentration-camp prisoners to horrendous medical experiments. He needed someone to illustrate his perverse racial theories with portraits of Auschwitz's prisoners. A trained artist, she agreed to do the work as the price of saving her mother, as well as herself, from the concentration camp's...

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