Call for Volunteers by JCP Downtown

Dear JCP Friends, We remain so touched by our community spirit and outpouring of help. We still have significant need for help in downtown Manhattan areas. Today, we will combine efforts with Chabad and former Community Board Chair Julie Menin at 11 AM. Please see below for location and needs: Village View Housing Complex 175…

Resources to Help NYC’s Businesses Recover from Hurricane Sandy

Dear Friend: As New York City begins its recovery from Hurricane Sandy, business owners face daunting challenges. They need to know what programs are available to help them recover from the effects of the storm. Here are some key sources of assistance that are coordinated by the New York City Department of Small Business Services…

CB1 Update

Here is a repost of the email update from Community Board 1: CB1 Update: The office does not have power and we continue to work remotely. Power should be restored over the weekend once Con Ed gets back online at 14th Street. Please direct inquiries to man01@cb.nyc.gov or to Evan Lacher, Community Liaison, at elacher@cb.nyc.gov. All CB1 meetings and…

Sandy Update – 11/01/12

According to the 600 doorman, electricians are working in the 400 building today, but no power yet. Breakfast was set up for 400 residents in the 600 lobby this morning; dinner will be set up around 6pm tonite. BPC resident Michelle L. Dozois posted a great update to BPC services yesterday on her blog; here is…

Need a way to charge your phone in Lower Manhattan?

According to Gizmodo: Duracell, that company you used to buy batteries from, is sending out two giant charging trucks, allowing you to power up your mobile devices and use free computer terminals if you’re still out of Wi-Fi. The company sent us the details: Tomorrow, Nov. 1, the Duracell Power Forward Community Center will be…