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Runaway alpaca briefly snarls traffic in Borough Park

October 11 | Associated Press

Traffic in Brooklyn was briefly held up by an alpaca that escaped his handlers and strolled down the borough’s streets. Video of the incident shows the alpaca crossing the street while an onlooker shouts “runaway llama!” The New York Post reports the animal is actually an alpaca named Alfalfa. Alfalfa’s owner Peter Jager says the animal was […]

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Scuffle breaks out after cops arrest Hasidic man

October 9 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

During a Torah procession on Sunday, a face-off between the Borough Park Orthodox Jewish community and the NYPD began after police arrested a Hasidic man for blocking the path of a police car. Chaos ensued as police attempted to handcuff Joel Herskovitz, whom authorities said was purposefully blocking a police car that was attempting to […]