Five Towns spraying rescheduled for Aug. 13

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 August 2012 20:05 Written by LI Herald Tuesday, 07 August 2012 19:56

The sections of of Cedarhurst, Hewlett Neck, Inwood, Lawrence, Woodmere, and Woodsburgh will now be sprayed for West Nile Virus on Aug. 13 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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Egypt admits: We had early warning on Sinai attack

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 August 2012 20:04 Written by Roi Kais/YNet Tuesday, 07 August 2012 19:42

Head of Egyptian intelligence Morad Mowafi admitted that the Arab country had received intelligence warnings prior to Sunday's terror attack in Sinai, which left 16 Egyptian border guards dead.

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It's a girl!!!!

Written by TFTI Tuesday, 07 August 2012 19:54

Mazal Tov to Meir and Miriam Singer (Far Rockaway,NY) on the birth of a girl.

 

Far Rockaway playground opens after vandalism repaired

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 21:00 Written by Erin Durkin And Lisa L. Colangelo /NY Daily News Monday, 06 August 2012 20:55

A Far Rockaway playground, destroyed during a botched robbery attempt in March, was finally opened Monday as Mayor Bloomberg celebrated the completion of $30 million worth of new park facilities in the gritty neighborhood.

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A Spanish Hat Factory Thrives on Orders From a Finicky Brooklyn

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 11:23 Written by Doreen Carvajal / NY Times Monday, 06 August 2012 11:10

Hats are stacked up on shelves between vintage machines. Laura Leon for the International Herald Tribune

Since its founding 127 years ago, the Fernández y Roche factory on the edge of this Andalusian capital has weathered every crisis known to hatters.

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Picture of the day: Assemblymember's Harvey Weisenberg and Phil Goldfeder Visit the JCC of the Greater Five Towns

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 10:51 Written by TFTI Monday, 06 August 2012 10:45

Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder met last week with Rina Shkolnik, Executive Director  of the Jewish Community Center of the Greater Five Towns. Shkolnik thanked Assemblyma Weisenberg for his many years of funding and support to the JCC and discussed ways that they could collaborate in the future to ensure the continued success of the organization.

 

Charlie Seibel - Go to Florida

Written by OldJewsTellingJokes Monday, 06 August 2012 10:56

 

Israel Had Reports of Impending Attack from Egypt Therefore Was Ready

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 10:24 Written by AP Monday, 06 August 2012 09:37

An Israeli soldier walks past a burned Egyptian military vehicle that was seized by Islamist gunmen in a deadly cross-border assault on Sunday, after it was towed to an Israeli army base just outside the southern Gaza Strip August 6. Islamist gunmen killed at least 15 Egyptian police on Sunday and seized two military vehicles to attack a crossing point into Israel, the deadliest incident in Egypt's tense Sinai border region in decades. Amir Cohen/REUTERS

Kerem Shalom - Israel’s military spokesman says intelligence services had reports of an impending attack from Egypt and therefore were ready to thwart it.

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Long Island Eruv Opponents File Complaint To Declare Eruv Unconstitutional

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 10:22 Written by Allison C. Witty / VIN News Monday, 06 August 2012 09:31

File photo of residents gather at the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, N.Y., where a community forum was held on issue whether to put up an Eruv. (Photo credit: Associated Press)

New York - The debate over the creation of an eruv in Southhampton Town, Long Island has turned ugly.

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Charedi Teen Back At Home After Surviving Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 10:27 Written by Roseanne Colletti / NBC 4 New York Monday, 06 August 2012 09:43

Rabbi Mendel Hecht of Brooklyn with his Son Alex

Brooklyn, NY - A grateful Rabbi Mendel Hecht of Brooklyn gave thanks to HaShem and the doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center for saving his 15-year-old son, Alex, from a flesh-eating bacteria which had invaded his left leg and was literally draining the very life from his body.

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VIDEO: Siyum Hashas 5772 Metlife NY

Written by samdaan Monday, 06 August 2012 10:32

 

Man Arrested for Flying Plane Too Low

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 10:21 Written by AP / MYFOXNY Monday, 06 August 2012 09:26

Photo Credit: MYFOXNY

Bellmore, NY - A Long Island man has been arrested on a reckless endangerment charge after police say he flew his plane too low in the vicinity of a high school.

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Picture of the Day: Siyum Hashas

Written by TFTI Wednesday, 01 August 2012 13:34

 

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