Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath (Staten Island)


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Community

Community

I would like to personally thank everyone who has donated money, goods or time to the relief effort taking place throughout New York City and New Jersey due to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy. I’ve had several friends-including those that have been impacted directly-who have decided to contribute to this monumental task in...
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Brooklyn Relief: A Night Of Words, Music, and Comedy

There’s a great benefit for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy being held later tonight at Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn. You can purchase tickets here, or buy them at the door. More details after the jump.
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Disastrous Response

Disastrous Response

Note: For those of you that would like to help the residents of Oakwood Beach who  have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy, my friend Tracy Diaz has established a chipin called the Oakwood Beach Rescue Fund, which will assist some of the people impoverished in this storm’s aftermath. One of the tragedies of Hurricane...
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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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Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century

As Hurricane Sandy makes its approach, it’s important to have access to relevant, useful information. In addition to possible flooding in low-lying and coastal areas, there’s also a high wind warning from the National Weather Service. You can find more information about Sandy’s development by looking at an interactive tropical storm tracking map, courtesy of Newsday....
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Debating The World

Debating The World

  Following on the heels of a debate that could be the determining factor in next month’s presidential election-or possibly not-the excluded candidates will take the stage to debate the future of America. Join me, Andrew Muchmore, Todd Seavey and others as we watch a live-stream of the Chicago event at Muchmore’s in Williamsburg,...
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Hook ‘Em Horns!

With D Day fast approaching, it’s good to be reminded of how skewed the choice is in this presidential election. BTW, who is this “we,” the scion of the Bush dynasty speaks of? Something tells me that George Prescott Bush did not have that much trouble scraping together the funds to attend Rice University or...
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The Politics Of Liberty

The Politics Of Liberty

The disembodied, suspended rock face you see above is probably the only redeeming feature of Work in Progress, the dreadful night club where  Libertyfest was held. Thankfully, the day overshadowed the venue. Mike Salvi, the Master of Ceremonies, did a capable job overseeing the proceedings, despite the unusual nature of the event and sporadic disruptions, gently...
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A Father’s Plea

A Father’s Plea

  Update: Here is a link to a letter written by Mrs. Marla M. Kilfoyle, one of Gregory Buckley’s former teachers, addressed to Senator Charles Schumer and congressional representatives Carolyn McCarthy and Peter King.  What you’ll witness in the video below is the heart-rending testimony of Gregory Buckley Sr., the father of  Marine Lance Cpl....
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