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On Saturday, August 25th the New York Giants will be having a major blood drive at the Lexus Club at MetLife Stadium with the American Red Cross.
The nation’s blood supply dropped to critical levels earlier this summer as storms and wildfires hampered collection efforts.
Finding the right fit for the family can be tough, but these area organizations hit it out of the park every time.
The parents of two young brothers who drowned in a neighbor’s Union Township pool said their deaths were nothing more than a tragic accident.
The Red Cross volunteers who help out victims of fires have had their hands full in the Tri-State Area lately.
The Mets and the American Red Cross are hosting their second annual blood drive today at Citi Field. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and the American Red Cross said it only takes about an hour to provide help that can save a life.
One of the children was caught by two firefighters waiting below. In all, seven people were displaced by the fire.
Flames tore through the building on Lincoln Place Monday afternoon. Smoke could be seen for miles.
The American Red Cross is sending shipments of blood into Connecticut to help fill a gap left by a blood collection workers strike that began last week.
As of Sunday evening, LIPA estimates power has been restored for 99 percent of customers, meaning over 4,000 are still without power.
Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.
Hurricane Irene is thundering up the east coast, lashing the tri-state with high winds and torrential rain and leaving millions without power.
Larry Dorman, a spokesman for the AFSCME Local 3145, would not release the vote totals but said a “clear margin” was in favor of authorizing a strike. He said Red Cross workers in other states also will be taking strike authorization votes this week.
At least five volunteer fire departments helped douse the flames of a fire that broke out in an apartment on Glen Street around 12:25 a.m.
To find out how you can help the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan call 311 or go to the 311 website. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is also collecting funds. You […]