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Cleveland, OH +Diverted Plane+

October 9, 2006 at 09:53 PM
Cleveland, OH +Diverted Plane+ An alert at Cleveland Airport at 5300 Riverside Drive with a Continental Express plane that was diverted to the airport due to a threat, plane is currently isolated on taxiway. ...

Woodbury, NY +NY State Thruway MVA+

October 9, 2006 at 08:18 PM
Woodbury, NY +NY State Thruway MVA+ A five car motor vehicle accident on south bound of the New York State Thruway at M/M 42 Kiryas Joel Hatzolah responding with multiple ambulances and ALS on board. Woodbury Fire Department also responding...

Brooklyn, NY +Burich Dain H’Emes+

October 9, 2006 at 07:42 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Burich Dain H'Emes+ Hrav H'Goen R' Yisroel Perkovski Z"L, Rav of 16th Avenue Aguda Shul and Rosh Yeshiva Bais Hatalmud has passed away. The levaya is sceduled for tonight at 1900 by his shul and then at 20:15 in front of Yeshiva Bais Hatalmud, 2127 82nd Street and Bay Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. ...

Jerusalem, Israel – Hospital Opens Maternity Ward Special for Orthodox Jews

October 9, 2006 at 06:18 PM
Jerusalem, Israel - An Israeli hospital unveiled a maternity ward designed for fervently Orthodox Jews. The five new delivery rooms at Jerusalem’s Bikur Cholim Hospital designed for Orthodox Jews, feature a special partition which allows the birthing mother to see her husband sitting beside her, but not for him to see her. This provision satisfies Orthodox requirements of modesty. The...

Manhattan, NY +Fire at Macy’s in Midtown+

October 9, 2006 at 05:26 PM
Manhattan, NY +Fire at Macy's in Midtown+ A commercial fire on the 2nd floor of Macy's Department store at 151 West 34th Street. Fire Department has water on the fire requesting additional trucks, Fire Patrol-1, Patrol-2 and Car-101 are all on the scene operating. Traffic in the area is shut down. ...

New York, NY – Holocaust Victims To Get Millions More From Insurer

October 9, 2006 at 05:00 PM
New York, NY - An Italian insurance giant will pay tens of millions of additional dollars to the heirs of Holocaust victims who once held policies with the company, according to settlement papers filed in three class actions against Assicurazioni Generali in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. The settlement has come under criticism from some who say Generali has been able to avoid paying all...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 9, 2006 at 04:57 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on 49th Street and 13th Avenue, Hatzolah responding and requesting medics and back-up medics on a code-1. ...

Israel – New Fashion Catalogue Targets Charedi Children

October 9, 2006 at 04:34 PM
Israel - "Kiddie Chic" a kids clothing chain, has issues a first of its kind catalogue aimed at the ultra-Orthodox public. While fashion catalogues are a familiar commercial item, this is the first to be aimed at the charedi public and constitutes a milestone in the advertising world to the ultra-Orthodox sector. The new catalog, which has been snapped up in the community, does not contain...

Forest Hills, Queens, NY – State Fines Clinic For Fraud and Patient Abuse

October 9, 2006 at 04:12 PM
Forest Hills, Queens, NY - A substance abuse clinic in Forest Hill, is closed for the Jewish holidays, days after being fined fined $16.5M for state Medicaid fraud.     The Forest Hills alcoholism and drug abuse treatment clinic faces closure for allegedly exploiting hundreds of patients in an elaborate scheme to defraud the state Medicaid program of millions of dollars, state investigators...

Riverdale, Bronx, NY – Woman Walking Yom Kippur in Upscale Park, Fights Off Perp

October 9, 2006 at 03:00 PM
Riverdale, Bronx, NY - A 46-year-old woman bravely fought off a pervert who tried to assoult her in a popular park in Riverdale, one of the city's most upscale neighborhoods. The brazen attack in the heavily Jewish section of The Bronx took place on Yom Kippur in bucolic Ewen Park, long considered a safe haven for nannies and Manhattan-bound commuters crossing to the Broadway IRT El at...

Washington, DC +Restricted Airspace Incursion+

October 9, 2006 at 02:48 PM
Washington, DC +Restricted Airspace Incursion+ A small plane that entered air defense zone, has been directed to land in Fredericksburg, MD. Coast Guard air assets were utilized. ...

Brooklyn, NY +MVA+

October 9, 2006 at 01:47 PM
Brooklyn, NY +MVA+ Motor vehicle accident on Ocean Parkway and Foster EMS on the scene requesting Hatzolah to respond. ...

Manhattan, NY – NYPD Searching Perp that Robbed Bank with Bible in His Hands

October 9, 2006 at 12:37 PM
Manhattan, NY - The New York City Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a Bible-carrying thief who robbed a bank in the Financial District. The bearded black perp walked into a Commerce branch bank on Wall Street near Broadway, and slipped demand note for a teller. The bank employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. The bespectacled bandit is a...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY – NYPD Working Hard to Reduce Crime, But Some Don’t See it That Way

October 9, 2006 at 11:47 AM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY - In order to reduce assaults on members of the Jewish community in Crown Heights, the police department has deployed some modern technology that was never used before for crime prevention. One of the new gadgets they are using, is the watch tower, the "sky tower," as police call it, stands about 25 feet high on the corner of Carroll Street and Troy Avenue. A police...

Cleveland Heights, OH – After Lots of Presure Board of Elections Moves Polling Place Out of Christian Church

October 9, 2006 at 11:11 AM
Cleveland Heights, OH - Orthodox Jews upset about going into a Christian church hall to vote are relieved after learning the Board of Elections moved their polling place to a public building. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections officially approved moving the polling place from the church hall to City Hall, ending a weeklong battle that raised charges of anti-Semitism and calls for...

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