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Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

Supplies bound for Oklahoma are loaded into a trailer in Island Park, N.Y. - May 28, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged L.I. Community Sends Aid To Tornado-Ravaged Oklahoma

In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.

05/28/2013

President Barack Obama tours a tornado affected area on May 26, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Obama is in the Oklahoma City area to survey damage from the tornado which struck a week ago and meet with victims and first responders.  (From left: City of Moore Mayor Glenn Lewis, unidentified, Obama, Rep Tom Cole, R-OK, and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Continues His Role As Consoler-In-Chief With Visit To Moore, Okla.

President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla. Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them “every step of the way.”

05/26/2013

Lightning strikes during a thunder storm as seen over a tornado devastated home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoboken Councilman Coordinates Tornado Relief Efforts With Oklahoma Church

Upon seeing the heartbreaking devastation play out on his television screen, Tim Occhipinti, a Hoboken councilman, started making calls. Eventually he reached a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City.

05/23/2013

Piles of debris lie around the northeast corner of Plaza Towers Elementary school after it was damaged by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Moore, Okla. Residents’ Lives In Shambles After Tornado

Residents of Moore, Okla., have begun the painful process of picking up the pieces of their lives, after the devastating tornado that ripped through the town on Monday.

05/21/2013

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Oklahoma Tornado Dredges Up Memories Of NYC Tornadoes, Hurricane Sandy

As the picture of destruction in Moore, Okla., riveted viewers to TVs across the country, some communities around New York were especially interested and sympathetic.

05/21/2013

Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

Tri-State Area Sends Help To Oklahoma Town Devastated By Tornado

As the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner’s office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.

05/21/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images); yellow caution tape marks off the area surrounding the heavily damaged Moore Medical Center after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Tornado Devastation In Moore, Oklahoma Hits Home For Mets’ Hefner

Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner still has family living in Moore. He said he had been in contact with his mother, who told him his cousins and uncles were OK.

05/21/2013