November 7, 2012
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, reports of lootings across the Tri-State have been widespread.
Areas hit especially hard by Sandy continue to deal with dealing with lawlessness.
Rockaways residents told 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten that looting and thievery have become such serious threats that taking up arms and fleeing town are the best options for staying safe.
Despite the federal government attempts to pretend that everything is under control; parts of New York have devolved into absolute chaos and anarchy.
From gas lines that stretch for miles to wide spread looting, robberies and violence; The Rockaways, Queens and Coney Island look more like a war zone than they do part of New York.
from Off Grid Survival:
Despite the federal government attempts to pretend that everything is under control; parts of New York have devolved intoabsolute chaos and anarchy.
From gas lines that stretch for miles to wide spreadlooting, robberies and violence; The Rockaways, Queens and Coney Island look more like a war zone than they do part of New York.
City Councilman James Sanders (D-Far Rockaway) is warning that his district may soon slip into complete [...]
What a run-around!
The city left more than a dozen generators desperately needed by cold and hungry New Yorkers who lost their homes to Hurricane Sandy still stranded in Central Park yesterday.
And that’s not all — stashed near the finish line of the canceled marathon were 20 heaters, tens of thousands of Mylar “space” blankets, jackets, 106 crates of apples and peanuts, at least 14 pallets of bottled water and 22 [...]
Storm-ravaged and weary Rockaways residents cornered Mayor Bloomberg yesterday to angrily demand more aid for their devastated neighborhood.
“When are we gonna get some help?” blasted one desperate woman, who had to be held back by the mayor’s security detail as Bloomberg stood by with a deer-in-the-headlights look.
“When are we gonna get some f–king help?” she demanded.
“There’s old ladies in my building that don’t got nothing,” lashed out a man on [...]
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Many of you are concerned about Rockaway, and all the coastal areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. As we approach day 3 from the storm, these considerations should be made:
1 – no considerable relief effort is being made for those who chose to wait out the storm. Whether you agree with the decision to stay or not, this means tens of thousands of people now in an area [...]
Hurricane Sandy blasted the New York area yesterday, killing at least nine people: three adults in Queens, a teenage girl on Staten Island, two on Long Island, one in Ulster County and three kids in Westchester.
The storm, its winds flirting with 100 mph, unleashed a wave of devastation from which it could take weeks to recover.
In flooded lower Manhattan, water gushed into the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and cars were floating in [...]
It was a few minutes before 4:30 a.m. when the call came in: a suspicious passenger was aboard a Manhattan-bound subway train. Other riders were alarmed. The suspect was said to be making furtive movements.
And there was something else: this suspect had a tail.
Last Friday — yes, it happened to be the 13th — the straphangers on a late-night D train were startled to discover that a nonhuman creature [...]
Peninsula Hospital of Far Rockaways, Queens, and its nursing home affiliate enters Chapter 11 protection as a condition of its proposed purchase by a privately owned, for-profit health care shop.
Another struggling New York City hospital has filed for bankruptcy. Peninsula Hospital and its affiliate, Peninsula General Nursing Home Corp.—which does business as Peninsula Center for Extended Care & Rehabilitation—filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on [...]
Judging by this morning’s news reports it seems increasingly likely New York City is going to get whacked by Hurricane Irene this weekend.
Presumably if you have the time to read this you have already battled your way through the grocery/Duane Reade line-up to stock up on batteries, water, and pita chips.
Naturally the key is not to panic. What’s going to hit us on Sunday is a tropical [...]