About 350 homeless Superstorm Sandy evacuees who have been sleeping in New York City-funded hotel rooms for nearly a year may be forced to check out for good.
CLEVELAND - The Red Cross is urging the public to donate in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
Red Cross officials said because of the storm, three blood drives scheduled in northern Ohio had to be canceled. As a result, the organization is now facing a shortage of about 100 blood and platelet donations.
Eligible donors are encouraged to make an appointment at one of northern Ohio's five donation centers .
Eligibility requirements include:
- A blood donor card or driver's license, or two other forms of identification
- At least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states)
- Weigh at least 110 pounds
- In generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.
- High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements
Appointment can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or signing up on line at redcrossblood.org .
A 12-year-old message in a bottle is discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.
Jon Bon Jovi went home Monday to present a $1 million check from his band to a fund to help New Jersey recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately apparent in the disaster's wake.
The boardwalks are back, and so are most of the beaches, even if some are a little thinner this year.
This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone.
Northeast Ohio marinas continue clean-up from Superstorm Sandy, which hit more than six months ago.
Safety Service Director Robert Fowler tells NewsChannel5 the Lorain Public Boat Ramp will be closed Monday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. to repair dock damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Monday night, Bay Village residents are welcome to attend an open meeting at Bay Village City Hall at 7 p.m.
Trees, shrubs and evergreens in high demand six months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into northeast Ohio.