Staten Island Residents Frustrated They Cannot Get Remediation Companies To Visit Their Ida-Ravaged HomesPat Leuschner of Staten Island hasn't been able to go home for days. His basement was under water, including a fridge, washing machine, and water heater.
Some NYC Sandy Victims Remain In Hotels Thanks To Red CrossThanks to the American Red Cross, some Superstorm Sandy victims remained in hotels this weekend despite the end of a city-sponsored program.
Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term NeedsSome 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.
Red Cross Offering Mental Health Support To Witnesses Of Midtown ShootingThe Red Cross has offered support to those who witnessed Friday's Midtown shooting near the Empire State Building. The organization is typically known for offering shelter, food and clothing during disasters. But the non-profit also said they help out with cold drinks and snacks for first responders, and mental health services for bystanders who witness traumatic events.