Quinnipiac University releases its poll on Mike Bloomberg at City Hall.
The Mayor dedicates the new headquarters of the American Red Cross in Greater New York at 520 West 49th Street.
Habitat for Humanity NYC demonstrates Integrated Concrete Forms – a new green building material used for Habitat homes in Brooklyn – in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
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COLLEEN: Danny and I are kind, mild-mannered sorts who leave our change in tip jars, give money to the Red Cross and return phones we find in cabs, three to date. But when we engage in our favorite wedding planning task, watching sample wedding DVD’s from videographers, something about it brings a dormant mean-spiritedness front Read More
Boo-hoo! The end of summer. The sinking feeling that occurs at this time of year is like a magnified version of those Sunday-night going-back-to-school-tomorrow blues. This year, your post-summer funk is compounded not just by the looming Sept. 11 anniversary but also the absolute hell of Katrina, and may well last through Thanksgiving if you’re Read More
B oo- hoo! The end of summer. The sinking feeling that occurs at this time of year is like a magnified version of those Sunday-night going-back-to-school-tomorrow blues. This year, your post-summer funk is compounded not just by the looming Sept. 11 anniversary but also the absolute hell of Katrina, and may well last through Thanksgiving Read More
The Syracuse Post-Standard has an interesting glimpse today at how Albany works, through Governor Pataki’s announcement of a $2.5 million hurricane-relief grant to the Red Cross:
“The $2.5 million was readily available partly as a result of Albany lobbying by a politically connected firm hired by the Red Cross.”
A South Carolina daily, The State, finally unearthed the amount that Rudy’s $100,000 South Carolina benefit speech actually raised: $40,000.
So after Rudy’s own contribution, he got $80,000 and the Red Cross got $60,000.
We see why the South Carolina Hospital Association was a bit reluctant to release their fundraising number to us.
As the owner of a business just blocks from ground zero, I was comforted to hear, in the dark hours following the Sept. 11 attack, that the vaunted Federal Emergency Management Agency was coming to my hometown. The news reports said they were bringing billions of dollars in aid from New York’s new best friend, Read More
Ten days after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center,
the streets of Tribeca were filled with smoke and uncertainty, and chef David
Bouley’s businesses were no exception.
At 4:30 on Sept. 21, the staff and management of Bouley Bakery,
Mr. Bouley’s restaurant on West Broadway and Duane Street, were supposed to
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Some of New York’s
top medical officials fear that a last-ditch effort to avert a catastrophic
blood shortage has failed, as the federal government and the American Red Cross
prepare to implement new blood-donation guidelines that could eliminate up to a
third of the metropolitan area’s blood supply.
At a hastily organized meeting in Read More
Over the past year New Yorkers have heard dire predictions about the millennium-from computer meltdowns, to power outages, to economic collapse-and they were blasé. They figured it was all hype. Let the rubes spend New Year’s Eve in a bomb shelter with their canned goods and transistor radios. We’ll be just fine, thank you. If Read More