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Bloomberg Issues Minimum Passenger Mandate For Cars Entering Manhattan

With New York City's mass transit in the early stages of coming back on-line due to the overwhelming amount of damage caused by Superstorm...

Bloomberg and Cuomo: Hurricane Sandy is Sign of ‘Climate Change’

While Hurricane Sandy is a storm for the record books with 156 rescues by New York City and state police along with unprecedented flooding, Governor...

Rabbi Hershel Billet Loses Two Cars, Sustains Major Hurricane Damage

Woodmere, NY - Rabbi Hershel Billet, rov of Young Israel of Woodmere, has sustained major losses due to Hurricane Sandy. "We tried to walk...

Achiezer Update: Five Towns Power Outage May Continue Till Next Week

We first will say that we are genuinely inspired by the outpouring of support and chizuk which is literally pouring in from around our...

Lakewood: Much of Town Still Without Power

Lakewood, NJ - At Beth Medrash Govoha today, the discussion was about Abaye and Rava, Ravina and Rav Ashi, as learning continued unabated at...

Hurricane Casualty: Nachum Segal Knocked Off Air For First Time in 30 Years

On September 4, Nachum Segal celebrated 30 years of Jewish radio programming excellence, and this week, for the first time in three decades, the...

Agudas Yisroel of Bayswater Destroyed By Hurricane

Bayswater, NY - Long Island was among the main victims of Hurricane Sandy and one community bais knesses was particularly hard-hit. Agudas Yisroel of Bayswater,...

Humor Amidst the Hurricane

"They should have called it Hurricane A-rod. It wouldn't have hit anything." "Some residents in the tri-state mistakenly evacuated but were then told to return...

NY: Limited Subway And Rail Service To Return As JFK & Newark Reopen

Limited subway and commuter rail service will return to New York as early as this afternoon, but full restoration is still days away, MTA...

Power Outages On East Coast May Last Days

Get used to it. Power companies warned that East Coast outages could last more than a week for the estimated 2.6 million currently without...