Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Gulfport On The Rocks is accepting donations for victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.
You can help Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey right here in Gulfport. Local business, Gulfport On The Rocks, is accepting donations to be sent to Ocean, Atlantic and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey. Gulfport On The Rocks is helping a fellow business in St. Petersburg with their efforts to help those who lost everything. D'Cajun Blues Roadhouse, 3090 34th St N. in St. Petersburg, is holding a fundraiser from 1 - 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18. When owners at Gulfport On The Rocks heard of this, they offered to help gather donations. If you drop off donations by Saturday night, they will make it in the shipment to the Fire & Rescue Departments in New Jersey. D'Cajun Blues will pick up the boxes on Sunday, Nov. 18. Here's what organizers are …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, November 5, 2012
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away. Yet in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be good neighbors and strong families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took the opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could help more. So …
Monday, October 29, 2012
With hundreds of Patch sites up and down the East coast, we've compiled some of the best coverage from towns directly in Sandy's path.
Every year, those of us in various parts of Tampa Bay keep a close eye on the tropics. When a tropical depression forms, we find ourselves stocking up our hurricane kits and keeping a close eye on the storm's path with every updated track form the National Hurricane Center. Now, as Hurricane Sandy begins to impact the East coast of the United States, many of us find ourselves searching for photos, video and information about the storm. Some of us have friends and family in the area, others just like to see what's happening. With hundreds of Patch sites up and down the East Coast, we've compiled some of the best coverage from towns directly in Sandy's path. If you're looking for information from a particular town, head to Patch.com Here is …
Need to find out if your flight to the Northeast is grounded? Here are some resources to help you out.
As Hurricane Sandy prepares to make landfall in the Northeast, a number of flights to and from the Tampa Bay area are cancelled. Travelers are being advised to check on the status of their flights before they leave for Bay area airport such as Tampa International, Sarasota Bradenton and St. Petersburg/Clearwater. Here is a list of resources you can use to find out if your flight is grounded: To find out more about a departing, arriving or rescheduled flights, check directly with the airline you purchased your ticket from. Has your flight been grounded? Let us know where you were trying to go in the comments section.
The storm’s impending impact on the Northeast is affecting flights out of and into Tampa International Airport.
Just because Hurricane Sandy has passed the Tampa Bay area by doesn’t mean she’s not having an impact on the region. An estimated 76 cancelations have been logged at Tampa International Airport for Monday. Nearly half of those cancelations are departures, according to the Tampa Bay Times. TIA’s website has a simple message posted for travelers: Multiple flights to and from Tampa International Airport have been canceled for Monday, Oct. 29 due to Hurricane Sandy. Travelers should check with their airline before going to the airport. Sarasota Bradenton International and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International airports have not posted Sandy-related messages for travelers on their websites. People flying out of these airports for destinations …