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  • Brussels New Year fireworks cancelled over attack fears

    December 30, 2015 | 12:12 pm

    Authorities in the Belgian capital Brussels on Wednesday called off the city's traditional New Year's Eve fireworks display, citing fears of a militant attack.

    On Tuesday, federal prosecutors said two people suspected of plotting an attack in Brussels on New Year's Eve had been...

  • Bar mitzvah fireworks have N.Y.-area congressman in hot water

    August 15, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    A suburban New York congressman was accused of soliciting donations from a constituent who sought the lawmaker’s help in gaining government permits for a bar mitzvah fireworks show.

    Eric Semier of Southampton, N.Y., was throwing the bash for his son and needed the help of Rep. Tim...

  • Reform, Orthodox campers to join for Fourth of July celebration

    June 28, 2012 | 10:28 am

    Orthodox and Reform Jewish campers will hold a joint Fourth of July celebration.

    The Americafest celebration next week, which will bring campers from the Orthodox Camp Darom in Grenada, Miss., to the Union for Reform Judaism’s Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, Miss., was made possible...

  • Amazing New Year’s Eve in Cartagena (Slideshow)

    April 10, 2011 | 12:01 pm

    My wife Lisa and I had already had already spent a few days in Cartagena and a couple of weeks in Colombia, all the while awaiting New Year’s Eve.  Since we’d had a very disappointing New Years celebration a few years back in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, we were ready for a true...

  • Contaminant Fouls Well at Brandeis

    By Rachel Brand

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has instructed Boeing to determine if high levels of a contaminant used in rocket fuel and found on property owned by the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) came from the company's Rocketdyne testing site located nearly a mile...