MORNING BULLETIN: ANOTHER NASTY STORM COMING, VIGIL DRAWS LARGE TEARFUL CROWD


Mel Wymore and the gang from the West Side YMCA loaded trucks to take to hard-hit areas of Brooklyn this weekend. Photo courtesy of Mel.

November 5, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 46 Degrees.

Notices:
Lots of free concerts, and a talk about Jane Fonda are on our calendar.

There are still numerous volunteer and aid efforts going on throughout the neighborhood. We have a constantly updating list here. Let us know if you hear of anything else. For instance, just got this from the JCC, in all-caps: “WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP LABEL, SORT & BAG! TODAY till 10p @ The JCC”

More playgrounds have opened in Central Park. See what’s still closed here.

News:
Another big storm (though not “Sandy” big) is expected to hit New York around Wednesday, and could bring snow. Wind gusts over 50 mph are expected. (Weather.com)

About 300 people attended a vigil for the Krim children who were killed on October 25. “We just thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support,” said Sarah Krim, another of Kevin Krim’s sisters. (DNAinfo)

Why you should file your Sandy insurance claim now, and how: “claims are prioritized by severity and time of reporting.” (Brick Underground)

Places where you can eat and the money will help victims of the hurricane (including a $200 dinner at Telepan). (Village Voice)

A discrimination suit against the Dakota has hit a snag: “The major-league litigation firm hired to pursue the co-op has asked to withdraw from the case, citing unpaid legal fees. (Wall Street Journal, subscription reqd)

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