Above: Aftermath of a massive blaze in Breezy Point on the Rockaway Peninsula (Picture courtesy AP)
PODCAST A brief encapsulation of what’s happening in the city as of Friday afternoon, November 2, reviewing some of the events associated with Hurricane Sandy, the catastrophic storm which hit the Northeast this week. Featuring some of the historical context for the storm. This is just a summary of what’s occurred as of now, so much of this information is sure to have changed after recording date. Please check your local news for up-to-date information.
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The Bowery Boys: Hurricane Sandy Update
Throughout the weekend I’ll be compiling a list of relief organizations that you can contribute to, helping out those affected by Hurricane Sandy. If you know of any more — particularly those tailored to particular areas — please leave them in the comments section or email me, and I will include them on the list today and this weekend.
Tunnel To Towers Foundation [website]
Hope For New York [website]
Jewish Federation of North America [website]
New York Red Cross [website]
Support Breezy Point [website]
Rockaway Relief [website]
Belford NJ/ Jersey Shore Hurricane Relief Fund [website]
Salvation Army [website]
Visit NYC Service for information about volunteering in the area
2 replies on “PODCAST: A snapshot of Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 2, 2012”
From Occupy Wall Street’s Facebook: Today and tomorrow LES canvassing: GOLES, 169 Ave B. volunteers needed for teams going into neighborhood to check on and supply disabled, elderly and those who cannot get aid on their own. come to GOLES @ 12pm. we’ll finish at 6pm. both Friday and Saturday until this job is done. GOLES office 212-358-1223.
Also, CAAAV: http://caaav.org/
So great to have Bowery Boys paying attention to immediate and important history as well as all the old stuff. Thank you for this and ALL your great posts and podcasts!