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Manhattan Bridge +Falling Debris+

March 31, 2006 at 04:20 PM
Manhattan Bridge +Falling Debris+ A piece of metal debris fell off from under the Manhattan Bridge down onto the southbound of the F.D.R. Drive and onto the windshield of a yellow taxi driving by and hitting the driver, NYPD units on the scene checking to see if there is any more debris in danger of falling, EMS requested for the driver that's injured...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Partial Collapse+

March 31, 2006 at 02:29 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Partial Collapse+ Hatzolah on the scene at 960 45th Street between 9th and 10th Avenue's in Boro-Park for a brick wall and roof from a shed that collapsed on a child in the rear yard of a building, Hatzolah on the scene requesting Medics on a rush for the child that sustained serious head trauma, FD also responding. No need for special collapse units...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

March 31, 2006 at 01:42 PM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident on Brooklyn Avenue and Stearling with a pedestrian that was struck, Hatzolah responding...

Orange County, NY +High Speed Pursuit+

March 31, 2006 at 01:06 PM
Orange County, NY +High Speed Pursuit+ New York State Police of Troop "F" are in hight speed pursuit of a motorcycle in access of 120MPH, pursuing from Route 17 eastbound Monroe, NY onto the NY State Thruway south bound. U/D: 13:17 NYSP are passing now exit 14 of the I-87 southbound, Ramapo...

Manhattan, NY +Jumper Off G.W. Bridge+

March 31, 2006 at 12:44 PM
Manhattan, NY +Jumper Off G.W. Bridge+ A person jumped off mid-span upper level off the George Washington Bridge, PAPD, ESU, Aviation-15 and Harbor on the scene. U/D: 12:47 PAPD has an abandoned vehicle on the bridge, and ESU reporting female jumper floating in the water on the NJ side and possibly DOA. U/D: 12:54 Awaiting Harbor for removal. U/D: 12:59 Body recovered by US Coast Guard, and...

Monsey, NY +MVA+

March 31, 2006 at 11:26 AM
Monsey, NY +MVA+ A motor vehicle accident minor in nature on Route 59 and Main Street, with Rockland Paramedics, Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corp and Hatzolah BLS and ALS on the scene with one elderly aided that possibly had a heart attack, C.P.R. In progress and on the way to Good Sam Hospital, Ramapo PD also on the scene...

Motorola To Introduce Kosher Phones In The United States

March 31, 2006 at 09:38 AM
Talks are under way with Motorola, to introduce a " Kosher phone " to Jewish communities in the United States and other nations possibly later this year. "There's interest out there in a conservative phone," said Abrasha Burstyn, the chief executive officer at Mirs Communications Ltd., an Israeli subsidiary of Motorola Inc. and pioneer of the kosher mobile that debuted last year. The phones...

Rockland County, NY – Thruway Roadwork Scheduled For This Summer

March 31, 2006 at 09:10 AM
Rockland County, NY - More roadwork is coming to this portion of the New York State Thruway this summer. Two sections of the Thruway - Exit 11 to the western end of the Tappan Zee Bridge, and the 6-mile stretch from Exit 14 to Exit 15 - will be repaired and repaved. Twelve bridges along the Thruway in the county also will be fixed, and a second left-lane will be added to northbound Exit...

Apopka, FL – Holocaust Stunt Upsets Parents

March 31, 2006 at 08:54 AM
Apopka, FL - Parents have angrily protested to the head teacher of a Apopka Florida school after their children had yellow stars of David pinned to their clothing so that they could better understand what it was like to be a Jew during the Holocaust. Eighth graders at Apopka Memorial Middle School were made to empathize with the plight of Jews under Nazi rule in World War Two for Holocaust...

Monticello, NY – Luxury Condo Will Cost $17M, Rise 7 Stories

March 31, 2006 at 08:41 AM
Monticello, NY - Planning Board approved the biggest building to be constructed in Sullivan County in decades, a 92-unit luxury condo complex seven stories and 174,000 square feet, just off West Broadway overlooking Monticello Raceway. And construction begins next month, and expected to be completed by May 2007. The complex, will be shaped like a "Y," with each of the extensions rising seven...

London, England, UK – Jewish School In Battle To Stay Open

March 31, 2006 at 08:19 AM
London, England, UK - A Jewish school is fighting back against Barnet Council's attempts to close it down. Beis Medrash Elyon took over a residential building on Golders Green Road in 2004 and began operating as a school, despite not having planning permission. The council served it with an enforcement notice demanding it close down in April last year but the school for 40 boys is now...

Arab Americans Criticized Sen. Charles Schumer For Denigrating Arabs

March 31, 2006 at 08:06 AM
Senator Schumer (D-N.Y.), was quoted last week as defending his opposition to a now-scuttled deal that would have allowed a Dubai company to manage six U.S. ports. “Let’s say skinheads had bought a company to take over our port. I think the outcry would have been the same,” Schumer said. The Arab American Institute described Schumer’s remarks as deplorable. “Sen. Schumer’s brazen...

Kingston, NY – Kiryas Joel’s Security Officer Running For Ulster County Sheriff

March 31, 2006 at 07:52 AM
Kingston - Two people are already in the race for Ulster County sheriff and that's before the incumbent even makes up his mind about running. Democrat Paul Van Blarcum, who lost the election in 1998 but made a strong showing, announced his candidacy this week. And James Korosi of Highland, a political newcomer who has worked on Kiryas Joel's security force and a one-time correction officer...

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