During Hurricane Sandy, lines stretched out the door as New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope provided free breakfast and lunch for employees. Meanwhile, all hands were on deck in the hospital's Emergency Department throughout the storm. The hospital began emergency operations at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, and many hospital employees arrived with overnight bags in tow. New York Methodist also dispatched shuttle buses throughout Brooklyn to bring staff members to work.
Senior artists at the JASA Scheuer House of Coney Island Senior Center unveiled a new mural composed of ceramic tiles, symbolizing the reconstruction of the a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
The Mayor's Office and Human Resources Administration have set up several full-service sites with information about applying for emergency social and economic assistance after Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
After months of design changes and stipulations, on Wednesday night Brooklyn’s Community Board 6 gave its grudging blessing to zoning variances that would allow New York Methodist to build an oversized ambulatory care facility in Park Slope. The motion passed 27 to 4. … Full Article