The Hill

Kimberly Square Pizza Hold-Ups Stopped

by Allan Appel | Mar 21, 2019 2:52 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel PhotoThe cops put the kibosh on a string of robberies of pizza deliverers in the Hill South neighborhood, where police believe a tech-savvy 15 year-old was using a scrambled phone number app he had downloaded in order to lure his pie-and-cash bearing victims.

Meanwhile, officers got word of a new problem — open gambling, smoking, and dealing a few blocks farther along on Greenwich Avenue at Galvin Park.

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Holocaust Survivors Can’t Forget

by Christopher Peak | Mar 8, 2019 8:45 am | Comments (5)

Christopher Peak PhotoAs a child growing up near Prague, Mila Nishball saw her weekly trips to the synagogue as a chance to gab with her girlfriends rather than to participate in her family’s religious tradition.

But today, Nishball still tears up when she recalls visiting the site in the late 1980s to discover that the synagogue was gone. It had been torn down by the Nazis after she’d gone into hiding and then fled Czechoslovakia with help from an American-born boy.

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