Citizen Preparedness Training on Tuesday, August 12 at UNIS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Borough President Gale Brewer, Senator Brad Hoylman, Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh, Council Member Daniel Garodnick and Community Board 6 invite you to participate in the New York State’s Citizen Preparedness Training Program.

The program will take place on Tuesday, August 12th 2014 at 7 p.m. at United Nations International School (UNIS), 24-50 FDR Drive (just North of 23rd Street).

All participants must register in advance at: www.prepare.ny.gov or by calling (212) 681-4605.

Through the Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program, approximately 100,000 New Yorkers will be provided with the tools and resources to prepare for emergencies and disasters, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.

Trainings participants (one per family) will receive a free Citizen Preparedness Corps Response Starter Kit, which includes:
–          AM/FM pocket radio with batteries
–          Regular flashlight
–          Plastic drop cloth
–          Light stick
–          (2) D Batteries
–          First Aid Kit
–          Face mask
–          Safety goggles
–          (6) packs of drinking water
–          (6) food bars
–          Emergency blanket
–          Duct tape
–          Work gloves
–          Water bottle

Police looking for missing teen from East 14th Street

Miguel Fontanez

Miguel Fontanez

Police are looking for a teenage resident of East 14th Street who they say was last seen on Wednesday, August 6.

Miguel Fontanez, lives at 612 East 14th Street. He is described as being 5’7″, 160 lbs., medium build with brown eyes and black curly hair.

Anyone with information in regards to this missing person is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or by text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.