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Sail Boston Service members connect with Boston through volunteering

 BOSTON (Jun 17, 2017) USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) leads the Parade of Sails during Sail Boston 2017 off the port bow of USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41). USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and more than 50 Tall Ships from around the world are participating in Sail Boston 2017, a five-day maritime…
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HEAT SAFETY

Boston, MA: During periods of extreme heat the City of Boston declares a heat emergency and open community centers as cooling centers. Please check on your neighbors and the elderly to make sure they're okay. Heat Wave: Three or more days of temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Excessive Heat Warning: Daytime highs of…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – NJ Gov Christie Storms Harvard ? Trip Cancelled

Boston, MA: NJ Governor will appear at Harvard 6/12/2017 to speak on industrial opioid crisis. NJ GOV CHRIS CHRISTIE MISSES OPIOID FORUM Gov. Chris Christie  missed  giving the keynote speech Monday at a forum on opioid abuse at Harvard Medical School due to flight cancellation. Watch New Jersey Strong Affiliate StateHouse (dot) News…
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1889 – BOSTON’S ITALIAN COMMUNITY ORGANIZES AID FOR JOHNSTOWN FLOOD VICTIMS

Man-Made and Natural Disaster - Awareness, Preparedness, Resiliency. Historic US Occurrences - On May 31, 1889, the South Fork Dam on Pennsylvania’s Little Conemaugh River broke. 16 million tons of water spilled over the dam and swept towards Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 14 miles downstream. On its way downstream, the deluge picked…
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Strong Preparedness for a Hurricane – 4 Hour Near Miss of Boston, Super Storm Sandy 2012 Claimed 286 Lives.

ATLANTIC STRONG - Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas. How to Prepare for a Hurricane explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly at a time when…
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SECURING LARGE CROWDS A ‘VEXING PROBLEM’

Boston, MA: Northeastern News by Molly Callahan May 24, 2017 Late Monday, an explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England killed 22 people and injured dozens more. The New York Times reported Tuesday that British authorities had identified the bomber who carried out the…
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Terrorist Explodes Bomb Outside Manchester England Arena Concert Killing 22

Manchester, UK: ISIS terrorist exploded a bomb at Manchester Arena as a concert ended 5/22/2017. The suicide bomber caused destruction of a public area outside the concert area where arena tickets and vendor goods were for sale.  Thousands of unaccompanied children were attending. Reports of at least 22 killed and over…
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