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Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+

April 1, 2007 at 09:17 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+ A working fire at a three story 20X60 multiple dwelling at 1341 40th Street, fire started in the bedroom at the 3rd floor. U/D: 21:56 Fire Department got the fire under control...

Brooklyn, NY +Serious MVA+

April 1, 2007 at 08:16 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Serious MVA+ A motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles on Avenue "W" and McDonald Avenue Hatzolah on the scene requesting a few ambulances and Medics to respond...

South Pacific – Strong Quake Sparks Tsunami Alert

April 1, 2007 at 06:36 PM
South Pacific - A tsunami alert for the South Pacific states has been issued after a powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8 struck off the Solomon Islands. The U.S. Geological Center said the earthquake struck at 7:39 a.m. local time, Monday -- about 10 kms. beneath the sea floor. The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says an earthquake of that strength could cause a...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+

April 1, 2007 at 06:28 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+ Fire Department responded to a fire at the 3rd floor of 153 Division Avenue, FDNY got the fire knocked out and was P/W/H...

Spring Valley, NY +Fire on Matzo Bus Bakery+

April 1, 2007 at 04:55 PM
Spring Valley, NY +Fire on Matzo Bus Bakery+ Fire Department on the scene for a smoke condition coming from the Matzo Bus Bakery at 16 Willshire Street.This is the Matzo Bus Bakery that Spring Valley's deputy building inspector Manny Carmona, issued a letter Friday afternoon forbidding Rabbi Aaron Winternitz, from using the bus as a bakery, saying that the changes made were insufficient, and...

New York, NY – Newsworthy Tidbits.

April 1, 2007 at 04:34 PM
Washington - A woman that was added just a week ago to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives ended quietly Saturday with her arrest. Adrian, MI - 12-year-old boy's hobby is collecting vacuum cleaners, he has over 150 vacuum cleaners, knows each by their sucking sounds, and becomes a world star. Washington - Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson on Sunday joined the crowded field of Republicans...

Albany, NY – 2007-08 State Budget Includes $1 Million For Cell Coverage.

April 1, 2007 at 04:17 PM
Albany, NY - Senator Betty Little (R,C,I-Queensbury), Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward(R,C,I-Willsboro) and Assemblywoman Janet Duprey (R,C,I-Peru) said the 2007-08 state budget includes $1 million in new funding that would be available to remediate lack of cell phone coverage on the Adirondack Northway (I-87) should the financial need arise. "My hope is that we will not need to use this money,"...

Newfield, NJ – Grandmother Part Of Compsantion To Be Paid.

April 1, 2007 at 03:12 PM
Newfield, NJ - As we reported ONE of the most painful chapters in the history of Holocaust compensation was closed on Friday when KarstadtQuelle, Germany's biggest department store chain, agreed to pay E88 million ($117 million) to the American descendants of the Jewish Wertheim family, which lost its retail empire to the Nazis in 1938. New Jersey grandmother and descendant of the Wertheim...

Swiss – One in ten Swiss is anti-Semitic

April 1, 2007 at 03:06 PM
Swiss- Around ten per cent of the Swiss population are anti-Semitic, according to a wide-ranging study of anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli attitudes published on Friday. The survey also found that more than a quarter of the population had a tendency to agree with anti-Jewish stereotypes. Reacting to the study, Jewish organisations said that more needed to be done to raise awareness. The Federal...

Jerusalem, Israel – Terrorism Continues, Closure Placed on PA Areas.

April 1, 2007 at 03:04 PM
Jerusalem, Israel - A general closure was placed on Judea, Samaria and Gaza due to intelligence assessments of possible plans to carry out terror attacks over the coming Passover holiday. The closure will continue over the course of the entire seven-day Passover holiday. The IDF issued a statement that checkpoints would remain closed from 12:01 AM Sunday until the end of the holiday. PA Arabs...

Jerusalem, Israel – Ehud Olmert Invites Arab Leaders To Disscuss Peace.

April 1, 2007 at 02:50 PM
Jerusalem, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert invites Arab leaders to a regional peace conference, saying he hoped for an exchange of views about solving the Mideast conflict. [AP...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Suspicious Male scanning local hospitals.

April 1, 2007 at 02:17 PM
Toronto Ontario Canada - An unidentified male dressed in a complete Ontario Provincial Police uniform, pictured above (facing camera), has visited the emergency departments of at least seven-(7) hospitals in the greater Toronto, Ontario Canada in the last 36 hours, asking “probing” and “disturbing” questions of the staff. The exact nature of the man’s questions is not being disclosed...

Lille, France – 50 Jewish Gravestones Vandalized

April 1, 2007 at 02:13 PM
Lille, France - Vandals smashed dozens of gravestones overnight in the Jewish section of a cemetery in northern France, prompting a stern government response.About 50 gravestones were knocked over or otherwise damaged in Lille, regional police said. It was unclear whether it was linked to Passover, which starts Monday.French President Jacques Chirac condemned "this unacceptable damage"...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY – Hatzolah and the FDNY Would Like To Remind You To Think Safety!

April 1, 2007 at 01:52 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - Hatzolah and the FDNY would like to remind you to think safety! Every Erev Pesach, unfortunately there are many tragedies that could have been avoided! In recent years, burning the Chumetz has become for some a burning tragedy. They ended up in the hospital instead of sitting at their seder table. It is the responsibility of EVERY parent to keep an eye on their...

Bentonville, AR – Wal-Mart Hires Ex CIA, FBI Agent’s To Spy on Its Own Employees.

April 1, 2007 at 01:44 PM
Bentonville, AR - Employees of retail giant Wal-Mart have a very good reason to stick to the company's strict corporate policies - if they don't, they're very likely to get caught. That's because Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the US, maintains a dedicated team of ex-spies and former federal agents to police its own staff. So far, its crack team of former officials from the Central...

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