Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Bronx, NY – Fieldston Homeowners Pay To Thwart Landmarking Plan

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Bronx, NY - As the implications of the creation of a "historic district" in the Fieldston area in Riverdale become clearer, a growing number of residents are joining a last-ditch effort to thwart the ...

Zagreb, Croatia – Jewish Community Hires New Orthodox Rabbi

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Zagreb, Croatia - Rabbi Zwi Eliezer Aloni, who has been serving in the German city of Mainz, was engaged by the Zagreb community. Aloni takes the place of Rabbi Kotel Da-Don, who was sacked last s...

Orange County, NY – Siren Test Scheduled For Indian Point

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Orange County, NY - Orange County will test its 16 Indian Point nuclear power plant emergency sirens Wednesday morning, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. The three to four minute test will coincide with sim...

New York, NY – Questions Rise From The Dust Of An Old Synagogue

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New York, NY - The demolition of the 150-year-old First Roumanian-American synagogue on the Lower East Side is generating widespread criticism among preservationists, who say that one of the city's h...

New York – At Columbia University Hate Storm Looms

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New York - A professor who has drawn widespread criticism for declaring that some Jews use the memory of the Holocaust an "extortion racket" has ignited an outcry at Columbia University, where he was ...

Brooklyn, NY +Garage Collapse+

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Brooklyn, NY +Garage Collapse+ Large area of concrete collapsed on to workers at a construction site of a garage at 733 Ocean Parkway between Foster Avenue and Parkville Avenue, 2 aided are pinned in ...

New York, NY – Jewish Leaders Meet Javits Center Designer

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New York, NY - Javits Center architect Richard Rogers met with state and Jewish leaders to try to clear the air over his reported ties to an anti-Israel group. Rogers distanced himself from an organ...

Brooklyn +Belt Pkwy MVA+

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Brooklyn, NY +Belt Pkwy MVA+ A motor vehicle accident on the Westbound of the Belt Parkway near Flatbush Avenue, FDNY enroute, Hatzolah requesting additional units to respond, to assist for vehicle th...

Kiev – Yeshiva Student Fends Off Attackers With BB Gun

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Kiev - A yeshiva student fended off an attack by three youths in a Kiev subway by shooting at them. The student was beaten and thrown to the ground, where the drunken youths started kicking him, bu...

New York – Arab Bank Ordered To Surrender Records

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New York - A federal magistrate has ordered the Jordan-based Arab Bank to surrender records alleged to show that the bank made cash payments to relatives of suicide bombers. Several lawsuits filed ...

New York – Fight Parking Tickets In Person

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New York, NY - The city's Independent Budget Office found in a new study that people who contested their parking summonses through the mail were 32 percent more likely to be found guilty than those wh...

Fifty-Thousand Fire Extinguishers Recalled

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More than 50-thousand fire extinguishers are being recalled, because they can fail to discharge when the trigger is pushed. The Strike First Corp. is recalling three models. So far, the consumer pro...

New York – Pataki To Leave Hospital

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New York - Governor George Pataki to be released from a Manhattan hospital late this morning after recovering from complications resulting from the removal of his appendix.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Court Granted Stay On Satmar Case+

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Court Granted Stay On Satmar Case+ A Brooklyn appellate court has granted a full stay and suspended the ruling of Acting Justice Stewart A. Rosenwasser of State Supreme Court ...

Iran – Neturei Karta Rabbis in Tehran

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Tehran, Iran - In an interview aired on Iranian TV, Neturei Karta spokesman Rabbi Dovid Weiss said, "We are forbidden to have a state, and these people (Zionists) were going against God. That is why ...

Ramallah – Hamas Parliament In Session

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Ramallah, West Bank - The Hamas-controlled Palestinian parliament has voted to cancel all decisions made by the last session of the previous legislature.

Manhattan, NY +F.D.R. Drive Closed Down+

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Manhattan, NY +F.D.R. Drive Closed Down+ A suspicious package at the service road to the southbound of the F.D.R. Drive at East 34th Street under the U.N. Building, ESU, Bomb Squad EMS, FDNY and NYPD ...

Sullivan County Home Prices Continue To Rise

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Sullivan County, NY - The number of existing single-family homes sold in Sullivan in January increased by over 106 percent from the same month of last year. The only other county in the Hudson Vall...

New York – New Architect For Redesigning The Javits Center, Declared His Pro-Israel Position, After Reports Of Speaker Silver Looking To Squeeze...

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New York - The speaker of the State Assembly Sheldon Silver is pressing the board that awarded architect Richard Rogers a $1.7 billion contract to redesign the Javits Center, to investigate his role i...

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

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +B.Q.E. Traffic Alert+ A MVA with a tractor trailer that had its box container full of clothing collapse and fell off the trailer on to the southbound of the Brooklyn Queens...