Archive for November, 2012

How To Be Helpful

Update: Blood drive in Southern Brooklyn – Saturday 11/10/2012, 12-6 PM, Kings Plaza Shopping Center, 5100 Avenue U, Brooklyn, New York 11234. Volunteer opportunity this Saturday, courtesy of Rockaway Recovery. The details are listed below.  Local businesses and news media are doing what they can to help out those who’ve been heavily-impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
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Man’s Best Friends

One of the overlooked effects of Hurricane Sandy is the unwilling abandonment of scores of beloved pets. Those looking to be reclaimed by their owners can be found at Wagner High School, which is currently housing about 80 lost pets. Apparently, these animals are slated to be euthanized if left unclaimed. Susan E. Wagner High...
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11/6/12

11/6/12

Today is Election Day-the people of Dixville Notch having already passed judgment in their characteristically decisive manner-and as such marks the conclusion of a seemingly interminable presidential campaign. We at American Rattlesnake make no official endorsement in the presidential race-although there are some down-ballot races with candidates worthy of support, if you’re opposed to...
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Posturing

Posturing

Understand that America is God’s Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming! Here you stand, good folk, think I, when I see them at Ellis Island, here you stand in your fifty groups, your fifty languages, and histories, and your fifty blood hatreds and rivalries. But you...
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Sandy Recovery

Congregation Ohel Abraham, located at 136 Amador Street, is accepting any and all donations today from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M, according to the Staten Island Parent. The New York Blood Center has list of emergency blood drives throughout New York and New Jersey. We’re also republishing the list of distribution centers and relief operations from Occupy...
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Stolen Lives (National Day of Remembrance)

Stolen Lives (National Day of Remembrance)

Update: Here’s a link to a story our good friend at The Silent Majority No More wrote describing a vigil NY ICE held on the first National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Illegal Aliens. Scroll down for video footage of the event.  Today is the second annual National Day of Remembrance for...
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Don’t Forget Queens

Don’t Forget Queens

There’s nothing much to admire about public officials, but one thing they do have is lots of office space. The Queens Chronicle has a list of distribution points where you can drop off much-needed supplies. There is also an hurricane drive at The Quays Pub, Astoria NY taking place today. According to my friend, they’re taking...
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Hurricane Sandy Relief (Brooklyn)

My native borough is hurting, but there are ways to help Brooklynites out. The Flatbush Council is holding a Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive today-it’ll last for the next three hours. Here’s the info you’ll need: Flatbush Council will be accepting donations of clothes, blankets, food , hygiene products and other necessities for those effected...
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What’s Wrong With Music

What’s Wrong With Music

I’ll have some more info on how you can help those New Yorkers touched-unwillingly-by Hurricane Sandy-including those in my native borough of Brooklyn-soon. But I thought I’d take a break from the unremittingly depressing news for at least one post. Angel Rodriguez, of NYC Talking, has published a rant of mine dealing with the...
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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

One of the worst parts of Hurricane Sandy is watching your friends suffer. Those who don’t live as far inland are really hurting. For those of you that can pitch in financially, I urge you to do so. Here are some locals who need help. Donations needed for Staten Island Kathleen Sarnes c/o Mollie...
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