Our Beacon of Hope

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Superstorm Sandy – a natural disaster of virtually unprecedented proportions –devastated communities along the eastern seaboard. Thousands were left too long without power, heat, and water; many lost homes, and far too many, their lives. I was lucky. I had left my Battery Park City apartment on Oct. 28, under a mandatory evacuation order and … Continued

September 11th Fast Facts

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On September 11, 2001, 19 men hijack four fuel-loaded commercial airlines bound for west coast destinations. This terrorist attack on the United States is orchestrated by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. A total of 2,977 people are killed in New York City, Washington, DC and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the worst terrorist attack … Continued