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Mothers Of Children Killed By Sandy Find Friendship

| Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman PARK SLOPE — Clad in their children's clothes and jewelry and standing on the Park Slope corner where the pair were last pho...

Social Justice Activist, Father Of Woman Who Died From Hurricane Tree Collapse Passes Away

Posted 12.06.2012 | New York

After a fight with cancer, Jon Kest, a New York City community leader and highly regarded social justice activist, passed away Wednesday. He was 57. ...

Beyond Words

Brad Lander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Brad Lander

Two of the people killed by Hurricane Sandy were two young Brooklynites, Jessie Streich-Kest (24) and Jacob Vogelman (23) -- both young people of extraordinary values and bright promise. I cannot find any way to understand or explain their loss.

Couple Killed While Walking Dog During Sandy

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Two people were killed by a fallen tree in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn on Monday night, as the superstorm caused by Hurricane Sandy rolle...