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Monsey, NY +Unusual Fire+

March 15, 2006 at 08:36 PM
Rockland County, Monsey, NY +Unusual Fire+ EMS on the scene on Monsey Blvd with a female that set her self on fire, EMS transporting the female, FD venting the building...

Manahattan, NY +F.D.R. Drive Traffic Alert+

March 15, 2006 at 04:24 PM
Manahattan, NY +F.D.R. Drive Traffic Alert+ A MVA with an NYPD Highway motrocycle down on the northbound of the F.D.R. Drive at Delancy Street, MOS is injuried but concious, PD requesting EMS forwith, roadway being shut down, ESU on the scene. U/D: 16:38 Escorting EMS ambulance #1816 with aided MOS to Bellevue Hospital. U/D: 16:47 Roadway is back open...

Buchanan, NY – Today’s Indian Point Test A Success

March 15, 2006 at 04:23 PM
Buchanan, NY - A test of the emergency siren system for the Indian Point nuclear power plants went smoothly today, with none of the computer problems that swamped a test last week. The owner of the plants and the Westchester County government reported that preliminary computer results showed that all 156 of the sirens sounded during the test. "We're very pleased that the sirens worked this...

New York – Food Stamp Sours Under Mayor Bloomberg

March 15, 2006 at 04:04 PM
New York has an estimated 700,000 residents eligible for, but not signed up to receive, food stamps, a lack that costs the city millions in federal aid. New York participation in the food stamp program dropped during the mayoralty of Rudy Giuliani, mainly, critics say, because he insisted on having applicants finger-printed. While there has been a 30 percent increase in participation since...

Salem, MA – Suspects Face Arraignment In Connection With Hate-Filled Graffiti

March 15, 2006 at 03:40 PM
Salem, MA - Two suspects face arraignment today following a graffiti spree that marked several homes and buildings with swastikas and satanic markings on Boardman Street. Chrystopher Clarke is charged in connection with the swastikas and 666's painted on buildings and monuments around Salem and will be arraigned sometime today. A warrant has also been issued for another one connected with...

New York – +State Thruway Shut Down At Tuxedo+

March 15, 2006 at 01:42 PM
New York - +State Thruway Shut Down At Tuxedo+ The New York State Thruway South and North bound has been shut down shortly after noon at M/M 38.4 due to a fatal MVA with two vehicles that roledover, and two aided heavily pinned inside the vehicle and one 3-year-old child ejected and was DOA at the scene, one Medivac was launched and another one canceled. The crash is on the southbound lanes...

Staten Island , NY – Third Brush Fire In Five Days Is Now A 4th Alarm

March 15, 2006 at 12:06 PM
Staten Island , NY - For the third time in five days firefighters are battling a large brush fire on Staten Island. The fire erupted on the south shore of Staten Island this morning, and authorities feared high winds and dry conditions could quickly spread the flames. The fourth-alarm fire erupted in Ocean Breeze Park, near homes on Quintard Avenue and Olympia Blvd. Firefighters are...

New York City, NY – NYPD Arrest Volunteer EMT, For Possession Of Illegal Badge

March 15, 2006 at 11:30 AM
New York City, NY - A volunteer EMT has been arrested by the NYPD of the Central Park Precinct for possession of an EMT badge that had the NYS seal. The president of Central Park Medical Unit advises, that the NYPD will arrest any EMT or Paramedic who is wearing or is in possession either on or off duty any EMT or Paramedic Badge which is not issued by the City of New York or the State of New...

Jerusalem, Israel – Five Far-Right Jewish Activists Arrested

March 15, 2006 at 10:52 AM
Jerusalem, Israel - Police have arrested five Israeli far-right religious teens, including two minors, suspected of puncturing the tires of police vehicles and stoning Arab-owned cars in the city over the last couple months. The five, who were apprehended were brought to a Jerusalem court for a remand hearing. A search of their homes uncovered canisters of orange spray paint and makeshift...

Moscow – Russian Hackers Attack Jewish Web Site

March 15, 2006 at 08:51 AM
Moscow - Russian hackers have attacked the Web site of the World Congress of Russian-Speaking Jews and posted ads, accompanied by big red banners, invites site visitors to join the ’Russians against drugs’ rally. No anti-Semitic slogans have been posted on the page...

Thompson, NY – Route 42 Widening Ahead

March 15, 2006 at 08:45 AM
Thompson, NY - The DOT will begin on a $3.9 million road-widening project along Sullivan County’s main shopping strip, a busy stretch of Route 42 in the Town of Thompson. The project will be running past a strip mall, The Home Depot, ShopRite and Town Hall. The DOT has pushed the project ahead because of the many accidents and bottlenecks. “Ask anybody who has driven down there in the...

Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

March 15, 2006 at 08:27 AM
Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on 21st Avenue and 60th Street, Hatzolah on the scene...

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