Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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London – Judge Freezes Mayor Livingstones Suspension Order

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London - A High Court judge has frozen the order suspending London mayor Ken Livingstone from office. The mayor was due to begin his four-week suspension for bringing his office into disrepute by m...

Ramapo – Yeshiva Project Faces Charges

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Ramapo - The developer of a yeshiva with adult-student housing has been issued a violation for using a construction trailer for a pre-school program. Mosdos Chofetz Chaim is due in Ramapo Justice C...

Kashrus Questions Are Being Raised On Frozen Broccoli And Cauliflower

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Some are concerned about the Kashrus of frozen cauliflower and broccoli and say that they could no longer be marketed as kosher. Lab tests of cauliflower and broccoli samples from some areas, show...

New York – Gov. Pataki On IV Amid New Risk

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New York - Gov. Pataki, still in the hospital 13 days after an emergency appendectomy, is receiving intravenous antibiotics because he's now at risk of developing an abscess.and Pataki, who is being t...

New York – US Helicopter Delays JFK Shuttle Start

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New York - US Helicopter has pushed back to March 27 its start date for regular helicopter shuttle service to JFK Airport. The service, originally scheduled to begin March 13, promises to deliver pa...

Woodbury, NY – Kiryas Joel Man Charged With Harassment On A Deli Worker

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Woodbury, N.Y. - A Kiryas Joel man was arrested after harassing a woman working at Danny's Market & Deli in Central Valley. Police say that after thumbing through magazines, the Kiryas Yoel, Monr...

Uzbekistan – Jewish Groups Urges Thorough Investigation Into The Murder Of Tashkent Rabbi

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A leader of the Tashkent Jewish community in Uzbekistan, Rabbi Avraham Yugudayev HaCohen, was murdered last Tuesday on his way to the synagogue in Tashkent. The Rabbi’s friends found him lying mortal...

Durham – Donation To Duke To Support Jewish Programs

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Durham - Duke University's president says a $2 million donation by the founders of the Sci-Fi Channel will support Jewish life programs at the school. University President Richard Brodhead says the ...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn – NYFD Firefighters Discover Marijuana-Growing Operation

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY - Firefighters of Ladder 108 who battled a Brooklyn blaze yesterday about noon time at 131 Kent Avenue and North 6th Street, discovered a marijuana-growing operation that in...

Albany, NY – Speaker Silver Belittles Suozzi’s Bid For Governor

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Albany, N.Y. - The most powerful Democrat in state government, Sheldon Silver, yesterday belittled the political reform effort begun by the Nassau County executive, Thomas Suozzi, while dismissing Mr....

New York – NYPD’s Bait Snags Thievest

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New York Subways - The bait is a cheap handcart carrying groceries and $5 in a purse left on a subway platform. Cops watch nearby, waiting for a would-be thief to snag the items. It's a crafty ploy ...

Baghdad, Iraq – Many Dead In Bombings A Day After Curfew

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Baghdad, Iraq - At least 36 people are killed and many are injured in a series of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a day after a curfew ends, prompting fears that sectarian violence was cont...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Person Shot+

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Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Person Shot+ A male about 47-years-old Efraim Klien HY"D a member of the Lubavitch community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, N.Y. was shot once in the right arm and once in th...

One Of The Top 10 FBI Fugitives Was Captured In Mexico

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A Mexican man who is among the FBI's 10 most wanted fugitives for allegedly murdering his 4-year-old stepson in 2003 has been arrested in Mexico. U.S. officials plan to seek extradition of the suspe...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Overturned Vehicle+

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Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Overturned Vehicle+ A motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned on its side at 50th Street and 17th Avenue, all occupied are out of the vehicle with minor injuries...

Brooklyn +Suspicious Package+

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Brooklyn, NY +Suspicious Package+ PD of the 90th Pct, ESU and the Bomb Squad on the scene at Lorimer Street and Powers Street with a confirmed explosive suspicious package, requesting Highway Patrol U...

New York Ranks Last in Tax Study

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New York - A new report is warning that New York State has the most hostile business tax climate in the nation, largely due to its higher-than-average personal income, sales and business taxes. New ...

Manhattan, NY +Pedestrian Struck Henry Hudson Pkwy+

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Manhattan, NY +Pedestrian Struck Henry Hudson Pkwy+ At the northbound of the Henry Hudson Parkway near the George Washington Bridge exit #15, a elderly pedestrian male was struck on the roadway, PD an...

Brooklyn Heading For The Catwalk

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Brooklyn plans to unveil the borough's first-ever fashion week. The three-day event, to be held in a former DUMBO tobacco warehouse, will feature roughly 30 designers. "The whole point is to put Broo...

Bayswater – Battle Rages Over New Limits On Building

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Bayswater - This tiny community is feeling the same development pressure that has sent real estate prices skyrocketing and refashioned neighborhoods across the five boroughs. There is a clash betwee...