Posts Tagged ‘hurricane recovery’

Sponsored Post: Help Bidawee Help Animals

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Bruno, one of Bidawee's dogs looking for a home Bideawee, an animal welfare organization that has been helping pets find homes for over a century in New York and Long Island, is struggling to recover from the damage of Hurricane Sandy. From Bidawee’s website: Despite all of the prior planning and precautions for Hurricane Sandy, we will be feeling the impact of this historical [&hellip
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Tapped In: Lenox Hill Recovers, Celebration Saved, Taxi Driver Rescued

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Taxi LENOX HOSPITAL FUNDS EMPLOYEE HURRICANE RELIEF Lenox Hospital held its annual Autumn Ball on Monday evening, only this time the money raised did not benefit the hospital itself, but its employees. North Shore LIJ Health System announced last week that proceeds from the fundraising gala, which was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Midtown, [&hellip
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Gale Brewer: Tragedy Brought Out the Best in Upper West Siders

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

WESTY_GaleBrewer By Gale Brewer Midland Beach, New Dorp, Tottenville—these are neighborhoods few West Siders had ever visited, or perhaps even heard of, until last week. Few of us will ever forget them now—and not only for the suffering and devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy. We will remember because we made their names, along with Far Rockaway [&hellip
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Dan Garodnick: East Side Responds to Hurricane Sandy

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

garodnick By Dan Garodnick Hurricane Sandy outdid even the most aggressive projections of its impact on New York. In my district on the East Side of Manhattan, and some of the West 50s, we had severe flooding throughout Zones A and B, power and heat outages that lasted for over a week, and—as if that weren’t [&hellip
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No Gas, Food or Electricity – But They’re Still Going to Vote

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

ManhattanBeach1-300x224 Their offices were flooded, their phones were down and the power has been out, but that hasn’t stopped lawmakers in Zone A from helping their constituents. Legislators who use social media to inform their constituents of events and accomplishments posted prolific messages about their relief work, provided updates on their appeals for help from responders [&hellip
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