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Harav Zechariah Gelley, Zt”l

Harav Zechariah Gelley, zt”l, Rav of the Khal Adas Jeshurun (KAJ) kehillah of Washington Heights, was niftar on Thursday, 4 Iyar. He was in his mid-80s and had been suffering…

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Trump Tower Fire Caused by Overloaded Power Strips

Authorities say overloaded power strips sparked the deadly Trump Tower fire in New York City that sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president’s namesake skyscraper.…

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Cuomo Not Giving Up on New Manhattan Tolls

Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t giving up on the idea of imposing new congestion tolls on motorists entering the busiest parts of Manhattan. The Democrat said on WNYC radio Friday that…

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Hudson Yards Development Features Movable Building

The city’s bid to host the 2012 Olympics in a rebuilt neighborhood of rail yards and industrial buildings never came to fruition, but the massive Hudson Yards project rising there…

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Chelsea Bomber Gets Life in Prison

A man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to multiple terms…

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DA Bars Donations From Lawyers With Conflicts

Manhattan’s district attorney says he will no longer accept campaign contributions from lawyers with business before his office, including those representing people being investigated or prosecuted. The announcement by Cyrus…

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3 Men Shot in Midtown Manhattan

Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan, around 4:40 p.m. Sunday on West 31st Street, a few blocks from Macy’s and Penn Station. Police say the victims…

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Akayed Ullah Indicted for Subway Bomb

A Bangladeshi immigrant has been indicted in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system. Akayed Ullah was charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization and…

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Man Killed in High-Rise Apartment Building Fire

A 76-year-old man was killed Monday in a wind-whipped fire at a midtown Manhattan high-rise apartment building. Two firefighters were also injured in the blaze that tore through the 35th…

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