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Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+

March 12, 2006 at 07:39 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA with a car into a pole but no pin, at East 18th Street and Avenue "T", while Hatzolah member RL-190 was responding he also got involved in the MVA at the same location, Hatzolah requesting additional units, num units are responding to the scene...

Canandaigua, NY – +President Bush To Visit New York+

March 12, 2006 at 04:30 PM
Canandaigua, New York - +President Bush To Visit New York+ President Bush’s will visit this week upstate New York The city of Canandaigua. The President will visit the 29th District at the invitation of, freshman Republican incumbent John R. Randy Kuhl, Jr. who has been described as vulnerable in a bid for his second term...

Staten Island, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+

March 12, 2006 at 04:24 PM
Staten Island, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA with injuries at Willow Avenue and Westbrook Avenue, Hatzolah on the scene...

New York City, NY – +DNA Match To Murdered Grad Student+

March 12, 2006 at 03:48 PM
New York City, NY - +DNA Match To Murdered Grad Student+ DNA evidence from blood that was found on the plastic ties that were used to bind behind her back strangled student Imette St. Guillen has been matched to prime suspect Darryl Littlejohn, police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. The NYPD commissioner said authorities would be taking that match and other evidence to a grand jury to get an...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY – Has Some Of The Worst Maintained M.T.A. Properties

March 12, 2006 at 12:57 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - Many of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's outdoor properties are poorly lighted and rarely cleaned, making them magnets for "litterers, dumpers and graffiti vandals," according to a City Council report of outdoor train tracks, bridges and subway stations maintained by the agency. According to the report, some of the worst-maintained properties were found...

Swedish Police Will Be Allowed To Wear Yarmulkes

March 12, 2006 at 12:09 PM
Swedish police announced a change in a bid to attract ethnic minorities to the force, the police department will allow its members to wear yarmulkes and other religious headgear. “An officer in religious headgear would also serve an important symbolic function,” the government ombudsman against ethnic discrimination, said. Any headgear will have to be of a “suitable shape and color,”...

New Square, NY – Struggles To Fix Old Buildings That Pose Fire Risk

March 12, 2006 at 11:33 AM
New Square, NY - A partial state survey estimated that more than 80 buildings failed to meet state fire and safety codes in the village of New Square, NY. The village did not adopt the state codes - which are mandatory for all municipalities - until last year, and only after the New York state intervened and began inspecting and pressuring the village, the state's fastest growing community. ...

Iraq – More Bombings and Killings

March 12, 2006 at 11:12 AM
Baghdad, Iraq - Iraqi police say At least 40 people were killed and 95 wounded in car bombings and mortar attacks in Baghdad's Sadr City Shiite slum...

Sullivan County, NY – Crime Rate Out Of Control

March 12, 2006 at 10:23 AM
Sullivan County, NY - Witnessed an outbreak in 2005 of shootings and stabbing's, drug busts, robberies and burglaries, with felonies committed from Roscoe to Summitville to Barryville and just about everywhere in between...

Chicago, IL – Governor Calls Jewish Rabbis For Meeting

March 12, 2006 at 09:31 AM
Chicago, IL - Governor Blagojevich of IL will convene a meeting with over 200 Jewish Rabbis this week to solve the problem of an appointment he made of a Nation of Islam official to the Commission On Discrimination And Hate Crimes.After five Jewish members of the commission had resigned in protest of the continued presence on the panel of the representative from the Nation of Islam...

Kerhonkson, NY – The Hudson Valley Resort To Be Developed

March 12, 2006 at 09:08 AM
Kerhonkson, NY - The Hudson Valley Resort has been sold for $19 million to a New York City developer who intends to build 250 single-family homes on the 550-acre site while "retargeting" the resort's prospective clientele. The new owner, Elliot Spitzer (not the attorney general), won't take over operation of the resort for at least another six months. When that happens, plans call for a...

Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY – City Bus Kills Woman, Holocaust Survivor

March 12, 2006 at 08:50 AM
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY - An elderly 79-year-old woman trapped under the giant tire of the 16-ton B6 City Bus screamed in pain in Brooklyn yesterday Shabbos morning as onlookers and emergency workers urged her to hold on. But the woman who was dragged several feet before she was pinned, was later pronounced dead at Brookdale University Hospital. "This is unbelievable," said her son, "She's a...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY – Shooting In This Usually Quiet Section Of Brooklyn

March 12, 2006 at 08:35 AM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - A 22-year-old man was in critical condition last night after an early morning shooting while driving his car in an Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn. The man, whose identity was not released, was shot several times, It appears he may have been shot through an open window on the passenger side of his vehicle. He was rushed to nearby Lutheran Hospital. The incident...

Paris – Elderly Jew Beaten

March 12, 2006 at 08:23 AM
Paris - A 70-year-old Parisian Jew was struck in the head by a man who called her a “dirty Jew.” The woman, who runs a kosher soup kitchen, pressed charges against her attacker, who was described as a 30-year-old man of North African origin. The president of the National Office of Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, said that a wave of anti-Semitic attacks following the recent torture and murder...

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