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Queens, NY +Pipe Bomb Explosion+

October 27, 2006 at 05:15 PM
Queens, NY +Pipe Bomb Explosion+ NYPD of the 102nd Pct on the scene callinig for a level one mobilization for pipe bombs that were found at 85th Road and 75th Avenue, one bomb has exploded additional bombs are on location, Bomb Squad on the scene and FD is standing by. ...

Woodbury, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+

October 27, 2006 at 03:31 PM
Woodbury, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+ Expect larger than normal traffic delays at the Harriman Toll Plaza due to a motor vehicle accident on Route 17, use caution. ...

Lakewood, NJ +MVA Hit-N-Run+

October 27, 2006 at 02:46 PM
Lakewood, NJ +MVA Hit-N-Run+ A deer was struck by a vehicle on North Lake Drive near Hope Road, but was gone when police arrived. Nathan Zlikovitz of Lakewood called police to report the accident, which happened as he was driving on North Lake Drive, said Sgt. Robert Smith. Patrolman Robert Anderson responded to the accident and is investigating, Smith said. The deer ran off after being...

Manhattan, NY +Suspicious Package+

October 27, 2006 at 10:41 AM
Manhattan, NY +Suspicious Package+ The US Secret Service and the NYPD of the 19th Pct are on the scene at 540 Park Avenue and East 63rd Street at the Regency Hotel with two suspicious packages out side the hotel, FD Bat. 12 and NYPD ESU division are all on the scene awaiting the arrival of the Bomb Squad, EMS enroute. Level one mobilization has been called for traffic control. U/D: 11:19 Bomb...

Montreal, Quebec, Canada – Committee To Look Into Chassidic Schools

October 27, 2006 at 10:20 AM
Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Charley Levy, the executive director of the Association of Jewish Day Schools, has been appointed to a Quebec government committee formed to study children from minority groups within the province’s school system. It’s expected that one of the issues the consultative body will examine is chassidic schools that are operating without a permit and whose students...

New York, NY – Weekend Wind Could Turn Wicked

October 27, 2006 at 10:06 AM
New York, NY - Strong winds could do mischief with power lines tomorrow night and Sunday across the New York City and Long Island areas. Residents should pull in outside furniture and anything else that could be damaged or blown away by the wind and do damage. The forecast calls for heavy rain and strong gusty winds overnight into Sunday that could gust up to 50-60 MPH especially over the...

London – Integration Aside When Blair Opens Jewish School

October 27, 2006 at 09:27 AM
London - Prime Minister Tony Blair came to the opening of the ultra-Orthodox girls school Yesodei Hatorah, but the irony was inescapable. A week earlier, the minister of education declared that religious schools must take at least 25 percent of pupils from other faiths into their programs. Indeed, at a time when the British policy of multi-culturalism is coming under intense scrutiny, Blair was...

Monsey, NY – Large Turnout To Oppose Proposed Wal-Mart

October 27, 2006 at 08:54 AM
Monsey, NY - The proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter on Route 59 in Monsey would lead to as many as 3 million vehicles visiting it a year, a traffic engineer said at a meeting at the Spring Valley Village Hall. Brian Ketcham said an average day would find 8,000 vehicles at the new Wal-Mart, with up to 10,500 at the store on Sundays. There would be more traffic, more intensely felt on Route 59 as...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Child Struck+

October 27, 2006 at 08:43 AM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Child Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a child that was hit by a bus in front of 1578 Union street And Troy Avenue, Hatzolah responding to the scene. U/D: 08:49 Hatzolah cannceling additional units, city on the scene. ...

Mahopac, NY +Parking Rage+

October 27, 2006 at 08:29 AM
Mahopac, NY - A shopkeeper got so angry about the way a man had parked his car that he climbed into a forklift, placed the fork under the car and lifted it off the ground. W. Safrah, 51, of Ossining, also punched out both the offending car and the man who parked it, said Lt. Brian Karst of the Carmel police. He was arrested on charges of criminal mischief and assault. Karst said the...

Lakewood, NJ – Landlords Protest $3,000 Fine at mayor’s Residence

October 27, 2006 at 08:01 AM
Lakewood, NJ - A crowd of about 40 Orthodox Jewish men railed against the political establishment, in the front yard of the mayor's home. "This has never happened before," said one man after another. What sparked the protest at Mayor Meir Licht-enstein's 14th Street home was outrage about a Municipal Court decision. "I don't know why they came to my house, why this was about me. This was a...

Zamberk, Czech – Teen Blamed For Vandalism at Jewish Cemetery

October 27, 2006 at 07:46 AM
Zamberk, Czech - A 14-year-old boy with mental illness has been blamed for vandalizing the Jewish cemetery in the north-central Czech Republic. Due to his condition, the unidentified boy will not face prosecution for pushing over or breaking 53 gravestones during the desecration at the 18th-century cemetery in Zamberk, near the Czech-Polish border, said Usti nad Orlici police spokeswoman Eva...

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