Josh Lockwood

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American Red Cross: Are You Prepared For A Fire At Your Home?

The American Red Cross has launched a campaign aimed at cutting the number of deaths in home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.

10/13/2014

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Red Cross: Adults And Kids Can Benefit From Swimming Lessons

If you are planning on spending time in the water over the summer you will definitely want to know how to get out of the water alive.

05/26/2014

Aisha Wyatts (R), applies for assistance at an American Red Cross disaster relief center at 125th St. and 3rd Avenue a day after an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Red Cross Helping Residents Displaced By East Harlem Blast

The MTA provided buses throughout the night to take people from a Red Cross center to a shelter at the Salvation Army.

03/13/2014

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion and building collapse at East 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Video Roundup: Fatal Building Explosion Rocks East Harlem

The explosion was heard as far as 40 blocks away from the scene. Thick black smoke has been billowing out of the explosion site for hours.

03/12/2014

FILE - Winter coats sit in a warehouse at the annual New York Cares coat drive, on Dec. 16, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Red Cross Awards $25K For NYC Coat Drive

The grant went to New York Cares. It will fund the purchase of coats for children and adults in communities throughout Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

12/27/2013

Josh Lockwood of the Red Cross of Greater New York announces a grant for the Brooklyn Community Foundation, May 29, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS880)

Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term Needs

Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.

05/29/2013