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Egg Harbor Township, NJ – Massive Wild Fire Burns 2,500 Acres.

May 15, 2007 at 11:59 PM
Originally Posted 05/15/07. 6:10 PM Military Officials Confirm to VIN A flare dropped by an F-16 during a training mission cause of fire. Egg Harbor Township, NJ - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service reports that an out-of-control wildfire blaze has thousands of acres on fire right now. Roads are being closed and homes are presently in danger. The New Jersey Department of Environmental...

New York No. 1 in State-Local Taxes

May 15, 2007 at 11:00 PM
New York continued to have the highest combined state and local tax burden in the nation during the 2004-2005 federal fiscal year. That's according to figures from the Public Policy Institute, the research arm of the Business Council of New York State. The figures show New York's total tax burden per person was $$5,770, up nearly ten percent from $$5,260 for the 2003-2004 year. For state taxes...

Wurtsboro, NY – Teen Arrested for Spray-Painting School with Swastikas

May 15, 2007 at 09:53 PM
Wurtsboro, NY - Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy who spray-painted "Hitler rules" and swastikas on the Emma Chase Elementary School. After the graffiti was discovered, New York State Police began a full investigating, with more than 70 people in the village interviewed, leading to the suspect's identification and his arrest, the even found the spray paint used to deface the school in his...

Trenton, NJ – Gov. Jon Corzine, A Dangerous Fire in NJ, Where Are You Hiding?

May 15, 2007 at 09:19 PM
Trenton NJ - As we are reporting tonight of a massive Forrest fire that has caused more then 1000 to to flee their homes, destroyed 50 homes,and burned more then 11,000 acres and is still burning, we are astonished and baffled as to why Gov. Jon Corzine is not visible, nor has he or his office made any public statement to offer help. Can any one explain? Is he perhaps fastened in his seat belt?...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Structure Fire+

May 15, 2007 at 07:43 PM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY - Fire Department requesting all hands for a fire in the 2nd floor and in the ceiling of a 3 story 20x50 brick dwelling on Crown Street and Brooklyn Avenue. Fire is D/W/H. All occupants are out and safe. U/D: 20:16 Fire Department reporting all visible fire has been knocked down, all searches are complete and negative. Fire is placed under control...

Hancock, NY – Radical Muslim Paramilitary Compound Flourishes In Upper New York State.

May 15, 2007 at 07:07 PM
Hancock, NY - Situated within a dense forest at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains on the outskirts of Hancock, New York, Islamberg is not an ideal place for a summer vacation unless, of course, you are an exponent of the Jihad or a fan of Osama bin Laden. The 70 acre complex is surrounded with "No trespassing" signs; the rocky terrain is infested with rattlesnakes; and the woods are home...

Kentucky. – Air National Guard C-130 Down in Southeastern Kentucky.

May 15, 2007 at 06:13 PM
Kentucky - Air Force officials confirm that a Kentucky National Guard C-130 military transport plane has gone down in Knox County, Kentucky. The C-130 is a large, propellor driven plane. It normally carries a crew of five to ten people, and can carry up to 100 passenge [CNN] Reports of downed military plane appear to have been erroneous. Air National Guard officials say all of their planes and...

Glendale, WI – Torah Academy Girls School of Milwaukee Expending.

May 15, 2007 at 06:03 PM
Glendale WI - Officials of a small Jewish high school for girls have proposed building a new facility at Green Tree and Green Bay roads. Torah Academy of Milwaukee has 42 girls enrolled in the school now located in the basement of the building at 6789 N. Green Bay Ave. The proposal is to build a 10,000-square-foot building on the other side of the street, east of where the school is now...

Cairo, Egypt – Egyptian Charged As Spy Praises Israel.

May 15, 2007 at 05:55 PM
Cairo, Egypt — An Egyptian accused of spying for Israel praised the Jewish state for its advanced technology on Tuesday and claimed documents he passed on were so outdated they posed no threat to Egypt's security. Mohammed Sayed Saber, 35, a nuclear engineer with Egypt's atomic agency, has been charged with stealing secret documents and giving them to the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence...

Brooklyn, NY – Simcha Felders Image Problam, Its the Entire Council..

May 15, 2007 at 05:45 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Councilman Simcha Felder might be known for many things: His wit, his sense of humor and his hatred of those circulars that pile up on your doorstep. But even he readily admits he will never be known as a fashion plate. So he was unsurprised - although slightly insulted - when his office received an e-mail from a personal image consultant offering her services. "You have been a...

Brooklyn, NY – Tzedakah Organizations Under The Microscope.

May 15, 2007 at 05:44 PM
Brooklyn, NY - A handful of Brooklyn-based charities are concerned more about their own bottom line than they are about those who may have hit rock bottom, according to an independent charity evaluating organization. The group, Charity Navigator, recently released ratings for some 5,000 large charities nationwide. Thirty-eight Brooklyn charities made the list, which assigns efficiency ratings...

New York – The FBI Able to Wiretap All Internet Users.

May 15, 2007 at 05:29 PM
New York - With the FCC's new interpretation of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act(CALEA). Cable modem companies, DSL providers, broadband over powerline, satellite internet companies and even some universities all have until the end of today to ensure "...the ability of law enforcement agencies to conduct electronic surveillance by requiring that telecommunications carriers...

Sullivan County, NY – Sheriff’s Office’s Goes High Tech.

May 15, 2007 at 04:37 PM
Sullivan County, NY - Sullivan County Sheriff’s Sgt. Luis Alvarez walked to his squad car, started the engine, and booted up the aptly named Panasonic Toughbook in between the front seats, the Sheriff’s Office’s newest weapon against crime. This new “partner” is called the LPR Mobile Plate Hunter 900 – better known as a license plate reader. In use by the Sheriff’s Office for the...

Woodmere, NY +Bicyclist Seriously Struck+

May 15, 2007 at 03:23 PM
Woodmere, NY +Bicyclist Seriously Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a 26-year-old male bicyclist that was struck on Edward Avenue and West Broadway, Fire Department on the scene reporting aided has traumatic injuries and requesting an ambulance to respond to the scene forthwith, Hatzolah responding BLS and ALS. HELO enroute ETA 8 minutes. U/D: 15:47 NCPD Chopper transporting to NUMC, Aided...

New York – Commercial Building Topped $6B in 2005

May 15, 2007 at 03:06 PM
New York - Almost $6 billion was spent on the construction of office buildings, warehouse and other non-residential construction in New York state in 2005. The spending supported more than 88,800 full-time jobs, according to a new study. Overall, New York ranks seventh in the country in commercial construction spending, behind California, Texas and other larger states. The report also found that...

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