Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Tornado Victims

Insurance execs take to streets to help museum

Guardian Life employees dancing June 11 at a “Flash Event” to bring attention to the Police Museum. Downtown Express photo by Zach Williams

By Zach Williams Downtown Express Friendly neighbors are helping one local museum in a time of need. About 150 of them gathered last week at Old Slip Park in support of the New York Police Museum whose permanent location at 100 Old Slip remains closed due to outstanding Hurricane Sandy damage. Dozens of them danced […]

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NY group in 9/11[sic] makes $1000 donations to May 20th storm victims

Jesse Wells and A. Edwards, KFOR-TV MOORE, Okla. — A well known financial services firm offers some heartwarming assistance for victims of the May 20th tornado. Cantor Fitzgerald, a company that lost most of their workforce during the terrorist attack on 9/11, donated a $1,000 to every family that had a child in the Moore […]

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Gerritsen Beach is poster child for lingering impact of high water

By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle A South Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood is battling a health menace Superstorm Sandy left behind: Mold. As summer approaches, non-profits are redoubling their efforts to clean up the foul fungus lurking in hundreds of homes in Gerritsen Beach, a peninsula where a 10-foot storm surge during the Oct. 29 hurricane […]

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