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Flatbush +Fire In Multiple Dwelling+

March 1, 2006 at 08:39 PM
Flatbush +Fire In Multiple Dwelling+ A fire on the 2nd floor of a 6 story 100x100 multi dwelling at 785 Ocean Parkway and Foster Avenue, Hatzolah BLS and ALS units are requested for burn victims. U/D: 20:48 Hatzolah on the scene requesting additional ambulance. Primary searches are negative, fire is DWH. U/D: 21:11 All Hatzolah members are leaving the scene, all injuried aren't serious...

Williamsburg – City Agree on Fund To Help Business

March 1, 2006 at 06:21 PM
Williamsburg - The city announced the release of the Greenpoint-Williamsburg Industrial Fund, a groundbreaking initiative which will dedicate $4 million to industrial job retention and creation in the Greenpoint-Williamsburg community. The $4 million fund was created as a result of the negotiation between the City Council and the Bloomberg Administration during the re-zoning of...

New York – State Trooper Shot & Killed

March 1, 2006 at 05:32 PM
Big Flats, N.Y. - A state trooper was shot and killed in the Southern Tier. The trooper was killed during an armed bank robbery of the Chemung Canal Trust Co. in Big Flats, about 10 miles north of the Pennsylvania state line. "Our prayers are with his family,'' said Gov. George Pataki during a news conference. "We'll do everything we can to apprehend the perpetrator of this heinous crime.'' ...

Manhattan, NY +West Side Hwy Closed+

March 1, 2006 at 04:10 PM
Manhattan, NY +West Side Hwy Closed+ Northbound of the West Side Highway at 125th Street FDNY is on the scene with a vehicle on fire, all lanes are blocked, heavy traffic delays through out the area...

Israel – A First For McDonald’s Corp.

March 1, 2006 at 03:02 PM
Israel - McDonald under pressure from some rabbis, two branches of the fast food firm McDonald's have changed the color of their trademark signs to assure diners that their burgers and fries are kosher. The golden arches at the two branches have new blue backgrounds, replacing the trademark red ones. The new signs also display the word "kosher". Only 12 branches are considered strictly...

Far Rockway +Very Serious MVA+

March 1, 2006 at 02:06 PM
Far Rockway +Very Serious MVA+ Earlier today before noon a very serious motor vehicle accident in Far Rokaway on the 876 in front of Shar Yoshuv Yeshiva, Hatzolah responded to the female aided that had very serious injuries, and transported here in likely condition...

Flatbush, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

March 1, 2006 at 01:40 PM
Flatbush, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident wit a pedestrian that was struck at East 16th Street and Avenue "J", Hatzolah on the scene requesting backup...

Flatbush, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+

March 1, 2006 at 12:36 PM
Flatbush, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA in Flatbush at East 23rd Street and Avenue "K", Hatzolah on the scene requesting 2 ambulances to respond to the scene...

New York – Website Will Save You at Pharmacy

March 1, 2006 at 12:34 PM
New York - This website run by the New York State Attorney General's Office lists prices at 600 pharmacies. A new law will make the website more comprehensive, with the listing of prices at more than 4,000 pharmacies across the state. http://www.nyagrx.org...

Israel – Mayor Bloomberg Buying Luxury Apartment In Jerusalem

March 1, 2006 at 12:07 PM
Israel - New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg is interested in purchasing a luxury apartment in a prestigious residential project in Jerusalem, adjacent to Independence Park. The apartment for which Bloomberg may decide to buy, offers a broad panoramic view of the capital, including the Old City. ...

Manhattan, NY +Large Gas Smell+

March 1, 2006 at 12:02 PM
Manhattan, NY +Large Gas Smell+ FDNY were searching and evacuating the area around Hanover Square and Peral Street for multiple reports around the area for a large gas odor, command post has been set up.FD reporting now, after all searches the smell is coming from the Duke Energy Plant in Linden NJ, the odor apparently travelled over the water to lower Manhattan.Situation is undor control now...

New York – Mark Green To Announce AG Campaign

March 1, 2006 at 11:49 AM
New York - Former NYC Public Advocate Mark Green will formally announce his AG campaign at noon in Manhattan’s Thomas Paine Park...

Spring Valley – Community Complaints Against Federal Founded Clinic

March 1, 2006 at 11:46 AM
Spring Valley - The Ben Gilman Medical and Dental Clinic agreed to open seven days a week following complaints that its policy of closing on Saturdays - because the staff observes Sabbath - was preventing members of the predominantly working-class community from getting basic health care. The clinic, had to be forced by S. Ram Nagubandi, the Rockland human rights commissioner, to promise it...

New Hempstead, NY – Rabbi Expelled From Shul

March 1, 2006 at 09:38 AM
Rockland County, New Hempstead, NY - Rabbi Mordechai Tendler, was suspended by the board of Kehillat New Hempstead, from the Rockland County synagogue he founded. Tendler, claiming a conspiracy to wreck his career and embarrass his family, refuses to acknowledge the suspension and has summoned 10 "insurgent" opponents to a special rabbinical court with the Union of Orthodox Rabbis. The KNH...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Fire In Private Dwelling+

March 1, 2006 at 09:37 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Fire In Private Dwelling+ A fire in Williamsburg at 166 Hewes Street Lee Avenue and Bedford Avenue in a 4 story 35x50 private dwelling, FD on the scene PD requesting backup, Hatzola responding. U/D: 09:47 Fd reporting heavy fire condition on the 3rd floor with ext to the 4th, extra E&T have been requested. Fire is DWH. U/D: 09:51 Fire is K/D Searches are in...

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