Friday, June 21, 2024

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Lakewood, NJ – Power Outage Due to Brush Fire

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Lakewood, NJ - The large brush fire burning in Lakewood near the Garden State Parkway is now under control, fire officials said. Planes from the New Jersey Forest Fire Service have been flying over...

New York – Chrysler Offers $2.99 A Gallon Gas Deal For 3 Years.

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New York - Chrysler announced Monday an offer that caps the price of gasoline at $2.99 a gallon for three years for people who buy or lease new vehicles from Wednesday through June 2. The offer is bas...

Lakewood, NJ – Partial Approval from Board on Route 88 Development

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Lakewood, NJ - The Zoning Board of Adjustment gave partial approval for a mixed-use development on Route 88. The project calls for 72 row houses, a community center and 30,000 square feet of commer...

New York – Allergy Strategies That Bring Fast Relief.

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New York - Hay fever, AKA allergic rhinitis, is a hypersensitivity to pollen from various plants and, depending on individual sensitivity, can cause anything from mild irritation in the eyes and a ru...

Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+

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Brooklyn, NY +Working Fire+ Fire Department are responding to a working fire at a three-story building at 260 Marcy Avenue between Keep and Hooper Street, Hatzolah on the scene reporting a confirmed f...

New York – Heart Medication Digitek Recalled

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New York - Actavis Totowa LLC is recalling all lots of the prescription drug Digitek, used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms, because some of the drug's tablets might contain twice the...

New York City – Rent-Stabilized Apartments to See Rent Hike

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New York City - Rent-stabililized apartment dwellers may soon have to pay higher rents. Yet landlords say the proposed rent increases are not high enough. The city's Rent Guidelines Board gave pre...

Burma – Myanmar Cyclone Death Toll Could Hit 63,000. Photos

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Burma - Myanmar state radio says the cyclone death toll has soared above 22,000 and more than 41,000 others are missing. Up to 1 million people may be homeless after Cyclone Nargis and some village...

New York – Computerworld Magazine: Kosher Cell Phones Profiled

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New York - Which religion has the best mobile phone? Now you can find a phone with services that help you express your faith. A few years ago, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi approached Abrasha Burstyn, t...

Dubai – Lev Leviev Gets The Boot From Dubai To Open Shop

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Dubai - No trade licence has been granted to open Israeli jewellery store Leviev in Dubai contrary to claims by Leviev and its agent in Dubai, said a top official at the Department of Economic Develo...

Kiryas Joel, NY – Village Gets $3M Grant for Women’s Health Center

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Kiryas Joel, NY - A state board has approved a $3 million grant for a women's health center that's almost triple the predicted cost. The cost, almost all paid for with state and federal grants, has...

Bnei Brak, Israel – Search for Serial Synagogue Arsonist

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Bnei Brak, Israel - Worshippers arriving at a synagogue on Sokolov Street this morning chased away an arsonist who tried to set fire to the place. Before escaping, the man managed to vandalize the syn...

Brooklyn, NY +B.Q.E. Traffic Alert+

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Brooklyn, NY +B.Q.E. Traffic Alert+ Due to a motor vehicle accident on the B.Q.E. at Tillery Street all southbound lanes of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway are temporarily shut down. U/D: 06:32 All...

New York – Lawsuit Claims State is Ripping Off Lottery Customers

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New York - A lawsuit is accusing the New York State Division of Lottery of tricking people into playing its Take Five lottery game by exaggerating the likelihood of winning. The lawsuit seeks unspe...

Williamsburg, NY – A Williamsburg Turtle Makes Media Headlines

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Williamsburg, NY - A box turtle that has for years crawled through backyards in Williamsburg was discovered last week painted a sickly orange, with neighbors blaming construction workers next door wi...

Madison, WI – Hate-Crimes Detective Investigating Vandalism of Synagogue

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Madison, WI - Police have assigned a hate-crimes detective after three swastikas and the words "Die, Jew" were found on the outside of the Beth Israel Center in two incidents that have left congregant...

New Brunswick, NJ – Man Killed by Amtrak Train Near Station

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New Brunswick, NJ - Misaskim is responding to a man who died yesterday after he was seen walking off a Middlesex County train platform into the path of an oncoming Amtrak train. The man walked off th...

Albany, NY – Bankruptcy Court Dismisses DeWitt Clinton Case

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Albany, NY - A bankruptcy petition filed by the owner of the DeWitt Clinton in downtown has been dismissed on a technicality, leaving the future of the 11-story building and its only tenant, up in the...

New York, NY – Ferry Service Will Link 3 Boroughs

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New York, NY - A new ferry route linking Queens, Brooklyn and lower Manhattan will start service next Monday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the route will run from Riis (REES) Landing in Far Rockawa...

New York City – Sanitation: Clean Your Pet Doo, Or Fine.

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New York City - City sanitation officers are sniffing out more crime. The number of dog owners getting nipped with summonses for not scooping their pooch's poop more than doubled this year as part ...