It is a new year full of new possibilities, yet so much residue of the sadness of last year is still affecting too many people. Many of us are able to be “back to normal,” but unfortunately, too many of our neighbors are not.
Pauline Murphy published a video onYouTube on Nov 1, 2012 called
“Hurricane Sandy: Unforgettable Images of the "Forgotten Borough"
I am writing a three-month series called “Rebuild. Renew. Recover.” for Staten Island Parent Magazine covering how Staten Islanders are all in this together as the long process to full renewal and recovery unfolds. Together we will rebuild our Island, forgetting no one along the way.
Part one is in the January issue titled “New Year Resolutions,” which begins on page 42.
I am most interested in your comments to what I wrote for them.
Since this is a Tottenville history blog, here are two links specifically connected to Tottenville and the storm, since current events are our history in the making.
Tottenville Historical Society: Aftermath of Sandy in Tottenville
Faces of the storm: Staten Island teen lit the way to safety
Wishing you every blessing of the New Year, I hope you are well, and ask that you please do not forget your neighbors. --Angie