Posts Tagged ‘storm’

Lessons From the Storm: We Must Continue Aiding Those in Need

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit

Bette-Dewingas-150x150 My mind is swimming on what I can write that will do some real good—to make the helping continue for those who lost everything to this monstrous natural disaster when these unprecedented losses are no longer big news. But first to say thanks to our political leaders for being up to this Herculean task, which [&hellip
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Downtown Organizations Help with Hurricane Relief

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

dt_localresponse_2_AA After Hurricane Sandy blazed its path of flooding and power outages through downtown Manhattan, many residents and groups plunged right in to help their neighbors, showing that even a mega-storm and unprecedented damage won’t keep New Yorkers from helping each other in times of crisis. The headquarters of Nazareth Housing, at 206 E. Fourth St., [&hellip
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After the Storm

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

A Parks Department worker uses a chainsaw to remove a broken limb from one of the many trees along Riverside Drive that were damaged during the “microburst” storm that struck the Upper West Side on Aug. 18. Riverside Park was also hit hard, losing approximately 65 trees in wind gusts of up to 70 miles [&hellip
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