Posts Tagged ‘ Staten Island ’

Staten Island Arts (Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser)

Staten Island Arts (Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser)

  One of my favorite charitable organizations is the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, whose motto is simply “Let Us Do Good.” The foundation has done a lot of good since it was established, and now aims to do more through its Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. To that end, it’s involved in an...
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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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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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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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Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

WNYC has been kind of enough to provide a page filled with answers to questions you may have about relief operations in the New York Metro Area. Staten Island Recovers has also set up a page for the victims of Hurricane Sandy in Richmond County.
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Hurricane Sandy Update

Update to the Update: The Atlantic has some remarkable pictures of the storm.  More Hurricane Sandy photos and videos, courtesy of GizModo. The New York Daily News is tracking Sandy.  Atlantic City is living up to its name, and parts of the Bronx appear to be underwater. Half of the people living in my...
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Resisting Injustice

Resisting Injustice

Yesterday afternoon Danny Panzella and a group of  liberty activists took to the streets of New Dorp, Staten Island in order to demonstrate their opposition to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, particularly Sections 1021 and 1022, which authorize the indefinite detention of anyone who commits a belligerent act against the United States or...
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