Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Los Angeles, CA – $75K Reward for Killer of Rug Shop Owner

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Los Angeles, CA - A $75,000 reward will be offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for killing a 71-year-old rug shop owner during a robbery attempt in down...

New York, NY – MTA Backs Off Subway Fare Hike

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New York, NY - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced it was backing off a planned bus and subway fare hike.The announcement came after the MTA found its year-end revenue projections were...

Queens, NY +Police Make An Arrest In The Murder Of Queens Doctor+

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Queens, NY - Police have made an arrest in the murder of a Queens orthodontist on Oct. 28. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday that Mikhael Maliev, 50, was arrested in Georgia and that h...

Suwalki, Poland – Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery

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Suwalki, Poland - Perps have vandalized and defaced a Jewish grave site in northeastern Poland is the third such desecration in the area this year. Swastika was discovered in the town's Jewish c...

Monticello, NY – Monticello School Board Boycotts Meeting On Hanukkah.

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Monticello, NY - Given the option of spending the first night of Hanukkah with family and friends, eating potato latkes, watching the children play with dreidels and lighting the menorah, or going to ...

Manhattan, NY +Traffic Alert/FDR Drive Closed+

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Manhattan, NY +Traffic Alert/FDR Drive Closed+ NYPD ESU on the scene at the southbound lanes of the FDR Drive at 96th St., with a tractor trailer wedged underneath the overpass at Gracie Mansion. NYPD...

Jerusalem, Israel – Couple Divorces on 4th Day of Their Sheva Bruchas

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Jerusalem, Israel - A couple has sought divorce just on the fourth day after their wedding.The couple arrived at the Rabbinical court asking for divorce, with the husband arguing that his wife refused...

New York, NY – Did Poles Collaborate With The Nazis?

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New York, NY - A joke that aired on a Fox television suggesting that Poles are Nazi collaborators has enraged some Polish Americans. They are calling for the owner of Fox, Rupert Murdoch, to apologize...

Albany, NY – Thruway Employees Got $8.3M in Overtime from Taxpayers

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Albany, NY - The State Thruway Authority gave millions of dollars in overtime to its employees last year — nearly doubling some of their salaries. For example, an operator at the Tappan Zee Bridge ...

Washington – Police Officer Suspect In Restoom Fires.

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Washington - A Capitol Police Officer has been Suspended in Connection a series of restroom fires that broke out in Senate office buildings over the past three months and has caused evacuations. A l...

Uman, Ukraine – Reb Nachman’s Grave Will Not Be Sold.

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Uman, Ukraine - Reb Nachman's grave in Uman is a cultural site and cannot be sold, the Ukrainian government said. about the grave of Breslov Chasidism's founder comes after attempts to privatize the...

Brooklyn. NY – Former Arabic School Principal Sues City

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Brooklyn, NY - Debbie Almontaser, the founding principal of the city’s first Arabic-language school, filed a federal lawsuit today against the city’s Education Department, Schools Chancellor Joel I. K...

New York, NY – Stocks Plunge on More Credit, Housing Woes.

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New York, NY - Stocks closed sharply lower after a brokerage downgrade of Citigroup sparked concerns that there may be more mortgage losses to come, raising doubts about the outlook for the economy. ...

New Haven. CT +Police Chief Resigns+

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New Haven, CT - Chief Francisco Ortiz announced his resignation from the New Haven police department this afternoon. He will take a new position at Yale University. Ortiz's resignation becomes offici...

Israel – The Newest Rave: Shabbat Gadgets.

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Israel - Observing Shabbat but have to call your grandmother? Have to have a cup of coffee when you come back from weekend services? The halachic institute for science and technology has just the thin...

Rockland County, NY – Rockland County Puts Brake on Gas Tax Break

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Rockland County, NY - Gasoline prices in Rockland County will jump next month as the county no longer will give a break on gasoline sales taxes. Since July, 2006 drivers in Rockland haven't paid count...

Tehran, Iran – MF Calls Iran the Best Model for Human Rights for Children

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Tehran, Iran - MF (Moishe Arye Friedman) of Austria has said Iran is the best model for human rights for children. Friedman, his wife Lea, and six of their seven children just returned to their hom...

Brooklyn, NY – Local Groups Split $2M of Rezoning Funds

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Brooklyn, NY - As part of the rezoning of Greenpoint and Williamsburg, the city pledged to make funds available to help curb the inevitable displacement of longtime North Brooklyn residents as new dev...

Washington, DC – Hate Crimes Rose 8 Percent in 2006

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Washington, DC - Hate crime incidents in the United States rose last year by nearly 8 percent, the FBI reported today, as racial prejudice continued to account for more than half the reported instance...

Israel – Husband Signs Get 20 Years after Disappearing

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Israel - Twenty years after disappearing and leaving his children and his wife as an "agunah", a French Jewish man has been located in an Israeli jail and has agreed to give his wife a Get (...