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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 […]
As the horror of the historic Japan earthquake and devastating tsunami is broadcast across our television screens, anxious homeowners who live in local coastal communities are asking: could it happen here?
WCBS 880 spoke to Nathan Rudy about the Red Cross Treadmill 10K fundraiser going on this week.
For the past 36 years, every eight to 10 weeks, 79-year-old Joe Mannana has donated blood and he’s hit yet another milestone. This past week, Mannana donated his 70th pint of blood.
Edward Quezada and his wife had bought all of their Christmas gifts for their 8- and 13-year-old children. But the gifts are now gone after a fire ripped through Quezada’s apartment complex in Perth Amboy, N.J. on Sunday evening.
A raging fire destroyed home after home in Perth Amboy Sunday night, leaving at least 100 people with nowhere to go just days before Christmas.
The American Red Cross has helped find housing for residents left homeless after emergencies for well over 100 years; now it’s the Staten Island Chapter that finds itself searching for shelter.