With electricity and/or gas still out for hundreds of thousands across the Northeast, including nearly 500,000 in New York City, cold overnight temperatures in the 30s and daytime highs in the 40s are not good news, and that's exactly what we'll be seeing across the region for tonight through Wednesday:
Churches and other civic organizations have launched coat drives across the region. If you are there and able to help, please do so.
Although I am displeased with the slow response the Red Cross initially had in the Staten Island area, they have since come around and I still think they are a good starting point if you want to help from outside the area. You can visit the Red Cross of Greater New York by going here and the Red Cross of New Jersey here.
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