The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A pair of transplanted Long Island firefighters drove a surplus fire engine from Fulton County to Island Park, N.Y., to aid an area affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The residents of Island Park, N.Y., have had to depend on the kindness of others to keep their homes and businesses safe from fire since Hurricane Sandy, but a fire engine they can call their own is now theirs. Mike Korsch, a former Long Island firefighter and a member of the Terry Farrell Fire Fund who now lives in Acworth, spearheaded a drive to find equipment for fire departments devastated by Hurricane Sandy. He said enough equipment was donated to outfit as many as 36 firefighters. Korsch and David Samuelson of Hiram earlier this week drove the truck north to hand it off to Island Park. The Roswell City Council approved the donation of the surplus fire truck to the Long Island area community. Hurricane Sandy put as much as six feet of…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Patch has already pledged thousands of dollars to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, but by simply sending a tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, you can help increase that amount.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
If you're on Twitter, you can help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds.
You can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by donating cans of food, volunteering for cleanup efforts—or simply sending a tweet. Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devastated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000. Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors. You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website and tweet directly from the site. A customized tweet that starts “My heart belongs to…” is created from the Patch Rebuilds website, and tweeters can type in an …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The Georgia Department of Transportation office in Cartersville is monitoring weather conditions and forecasts as extremely high winds are predicted for Paulding and other counties.
Georgia Department of Transportation officials are urging drivers in north Georgia to think safety as Hurricane Sandy brings near freezing temperatures and strong, gusty winds to Paulding County and other areas. A wind advisory for Paulding and other counties, effective through 8 p.m. Tuesday, warns of 20 to 25 mph winds with gusts up to 40 mph. "We are continuously monitoring current weather conditions and forecasts as extremely high winds and possible snow flurries are predicted for the mountainous counties of northwest Georgia," said DeWayne Comer, district engineer at GDOT's Cartersville office, in a release Monday. "Fallen trees and snow flurries are possible through [Tuesday] morning. Before you head out on the roads tomorrow please …