Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Brooklyn, NY +MVA Involving Hatzolah+

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Brooklyn, NY +MVA Involving Hatzolah+ A motor vehicle accident involving Hatzolah EMS enroute to an emergency at 57th Street and 17th Avenue, additional units are requested.

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

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Manhattan, NY +F.D.R. Drive Shut Down+ A serious MVA involving 6 vehicles with one entrapment at northbound of the F.D.R. Drive at East 63rd Street, ESU and FDNY are on the scene reporting that traffi...

Mondsville, W. VA – Rescue Effort For Trapped At Power Plant

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Mondsville, W. VA - One worker is unaccounted for and three were rescued by helicopter after a fire trapped them 1,000 feet atop a smokestack at a Northern Panhandle power plant of American Electric P...

Mamaroneck, NY – Judge Backs Yeshiva In Battle

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Mamaroneck, NY - A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Jewish day school's right to expand its campus in Mamaroneck, trumping the village's zoning code and upholding the constitutionality of a contr...

Albany – Lieutenant Governor Has Been Submitted For Federal Judge

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Albany, NY - Lt. Gov. Mary Donohue is up for an appointment to a federal judgeship after Gov. George Pataki submitted her name to the Bush administration. The Troy native confirmed that the White H...

Patent Deal Reached in BlackBerry Dispute

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The maker of the BlackBerry e-mail device, Research In Motion, has reached a settlement on Friday of its long running patent dispute with NTP, that threatened to shut down the BlackBerry wireless e-ma...

Nazareth, Israel – Three Israelis Set Off Firecrackers In Church That Sparks Riots

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Nazareth, Israel - Three Israelis set off firecrackers inside a Roman Catholic church in the Arab town of Nazareth, sparking panic among worshippers and a mass brawl outside. One police car was torc...

New Square, NY +Elctric Shock+

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New Square, NY +Elctric Shock+ Hatzolah EMS units are transporting 3 boys from Skvara Yeshiva to Staten Island Hospital the boys were elctricly shocked in the Yeshiva kitchen.

Brooklyn, NY – City Inmate Population Up; Brooklyn Jail May Reopen

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Brooklyn, N.Y. - The number of inmates in New York City jails has been rising faster than correction officials had anticipated, by 9 percent since Jan. 1, jail population peaks sometimes to 14,002, le...

Woodmere, NY – Man Kidnapped From Synagogue Escapes

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Woodmere, NY - A 75-year-old man was robbed and kidnapped while opening a Long Island synagogue for morning prayers. The man was stuffed into the trunk of his car for about an hour until he was able...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Fire In Apartment Building+

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Fire In Apartment Building+ A fire in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY on the 3rd floor of 170 Clymer Street a 3 story P/D with some people trapped, Hatzolah on the scene requesting ...

Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY – Loses Out On The Empire Zone Benefits

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Goshen - These days, it's use it or lose it with New York's popular business attraction tool, the Empire Zone. Albany passed legislation last year meant to correct the slow drift that had carried th...

Lack of Kosher Chickens Due to Sick Poultry

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Israel - Lack of supply of kosher chickens in Israel is due to a high number of birds which have arrived at slaughterhouses with sicknesses, according to a supermarket chain. A popular chain among th...

New Paltz, NY – Leaders Decry Anti-Semitism

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New Paltz, NY - The Town Board has unanimously in a resolution condemned incidents of vandalism and behavior targeting the local Jewish community. A recent request by Rabbi Moshe Plotkin to use his S...

Chicago – Jewish Leaders Quit Anti-Discrimination Panel

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Chicago - Two prominent Jewish leaders resigned from a state anti-discrimination commission, as controversy escalated over another commissioner who is an official with the Nation of Islam. Lonnie Nasa...

Moscow – Hamas, Firm On Not Recognizing Israel

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Moscow - Palestinian Hamas officials arrived in Russia for first talks with a major foreign power, and poured cold water on hopes of a peace breakthrough by saying they were firm in their refusal to r...

Kerch, Ukraine – Worshippers At Synagogue Threatened Again

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Kerch, Ukraine - For the third time in recent weeks, an uninvited visitor barged into a synagogue in Kerch, Ukraine shouting death threats and antisemitic insults. The incident took place, when a drun...

Williamsburg +Pedestrian Struck+

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Williamsburg +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with one pedestrian that was struck at Lee Avenue and Wilson Street, Hatzolah on the scene.

Monsey +Serious Motor Vehicle Accident+

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Monsey +Serious Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA with a minivan into a pole at 11 Monsey Blvd. and Walter Drive, Hatzolah on the scene requestind FD for the extrication of the aided. U/D: 18:49 Victim i...

Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Court OK’s Key Suspect In killing of a Jewish man near Paris, Extradition

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Abidjan, Ivory Coast - A court on approved the extradition of a key suspect in the kidnapping and torture killing of a Jewish man, 23-year-old Ilan Halimi, near Paris. Now the President Laurent Gbag...