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Brooklyn, NY – Bomb Shelter Discovered in Brooklyn Bridge

March 21, 2006 at 08:51 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Beneath the busy Brooklyn Bridge on the Manhattan side, hidden in a bank vault, city inspectors uncovered artifacts of modern American history from the 1950's-1960's. Discovered by DOT workers who stumbled upon the "dank and lightless room where the walls are lined with dusty boxes" while doing some routine inspection of the bridge, were cases of crackers and mountains of medical...

Rockland County, NY – Two small Earthquakes Shook The County

March 21, 2006 at 05:58 PM
Rockland County, NY - Two small earthquakes shook Rockland today and Sunday. Today's quake at 6:36 a.m. measured 1.3 on the Richter scale, following a tremor of 1.1 at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Usually, earthquakes under 2.5 on the Richter Scale are not felt by humans and are considered numerous...

London, UK – Mayor In Fresh Jewish Controversy

March 21, 2006 at 04:45 PM
London, UK - Mayor Ken Livingstone has become embroiled in a new row, after criticizing two Jewish businessmen involved in building a key facility for the 2012 Olympics. Mr. Livingstone attacked David and Simon Reuben for their role in an ongoing dispute about the Stratford City development in east London. He suggested during a speech at City Hall, that the brothers should go back to their own...

New York, NY – Kosher Restaurant Coming To The New Blue Moon Hotel

March 21, 2006 at 03:47 PM
New York, NY - Housed in a converted tenement building, on the Lower East Side's new Blue Moon Hotel is also going to be a two-level kosher restaurant, which the owner hopes to open in late spring, they will serve lunch and dinner with an "immigrant-fare menu" of East European Jewish and Italian recipes. It will be called Sweet Dreams...

Derby, UK – Jewish Cemetery Attacked

March 21, 2006 at 03:21 PM
Derby, UK - A Jewish cemetery was targeted in the early hours today in a suspected race-hate attack. Between 30 and 40 graves were uprooted and smashed in the Jewish section of the Nottingham Road cemetery in Derby. Two 22-year-old men are being questioned by detectives in connection with the attack. Police say they are treating the incident as a suspected race-hate crime, but after talks...

New York, NY – NYPD Hauling In More Juveniles

March 21, 2006 at 10:20 AM
New York, NY - The NYPD has dramatically spiked up in arrests of young people over the last year - a 30 percent increase between January 2005 and January 2006. The New York Police Department’s latest numbers for juvenile arrests from January through September 2005, is 8,763 young people under age 16, a 12 percent increase over the previous year...

Jerusalem, Israel – +Suicide Bomber Caught on Highway+

March 21, 2006 at 09:21 AM
Jerusalem, Israel - +Suicide Bomber Caught on Highway+ A suicide bomber carrying 13.5 pounds of explosives with an explosive belt, was arrested near the town of Sha’alvim along the Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway after his vehicle was stopped with other 10 passengers in the vehicle, narrowly averting a major terrorist strike...

Queens, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

March 21, 2006 at 09:16 AM
Queens, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck at 150th Street and 78th Road, Hatzolah on the scene requesting ALS units on a rush, NYPD of the 107th Pct are on the scene...

New York, NY – Uncle Sam Gives New Yorkers One Extra Day To File Taxes

March 21, 2006 at 08:51 AM
New York, NY - Uncle Sam is giving New Yorkers an extra day to pay their taxes, thanks to a Massachusetts state holiday that will close a federal processing center in Andover on April 17. Five other eastern states and the District of Columbia also will have until midnight on Tuesday, April 18, to postmark their filings. All Americans have a couple of extra days to file this year, as the...

Jewish Hospital Chairman Named Trustee Of The Year

March 21, 2006 at 08:14 AM
Julian Shapero, 75, chairman of the board of trustees of Jewish Hospital, has been named 2006 Trustee of the Year by Modern Healthcare magazine. Shapero was honored for guiding Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services through an eventful year. He was chosen as trustee of the year for large healthcare organizations - those with more than 250 hospital beds or more than $75 million in annual revenue. ...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY – 24 luxury Condos

March 21, 2006 at 07:48 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY - Developer Moses Gross is adding 24 luxury condo units to the East Williamsburg market. It is one of the first new luxury buildings to come to this area. The 24 luxury condos will include several duplex apartments with private gardens and several penthouses with private terraces; the balance will be one-bedroom units, each with its own balcony. They will range in...

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