thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
5 ways you can volunteer on 9/11 Day
Every year, as the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks approached, Cindy McGinty had a hard time figuring out where she should be. Her husband Mike died in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and the Foxboro resident wasn’t sure how to spend the day. One year, she and her sons went to a […]
88 points by The Boston Globe | Blood donation Barack Obama September 11 attacks September 11 Donation American Red Cross Democratic Party World Trade Center
Fire causes $107K damage to Henderson home, displaces 4
A cigarette discarded near the garage of a Henderson home caused a fire and displaced four adults Thursday.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Henderson Nevada Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas Sun Clark County Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area American Red Cross Las Vegas Wash Las Vegas Bay
Irvin O. Bauer Jr., BGE arborist and Red Cross volunteer, dies
Irvin O. Bauer Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. arborist and longtime American Red Cross volunteer, died Saturday of pulmonary fibrosis at the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Timonium. He was 92. The son of Irvin O. Bauer Sr., a florist, and Minerva Koch, a homemaker, Irvin Otto...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Nuclear power Lutherville-Timonium Maryland Family Towson Maryland American Red Cross First aid Cockeysville Maryland
9 left homeless after massive Oak Park apartment fire
At least nine people were left homeless when a massive fire tore through an apartment building early Friday in west suburban Oak Park.
46 points by Chicago Sun-Times | House Real estate American Red Cross Distress signal Apartment Department store
Object thrown into southeast Las Vegas apartment starts fire
An unknown object was thrown through an apartment window, setting curtains on fire and prompting a building evacuation at a complex in the southeast valley Tuesday morning.
-2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | House American Red Cross Emergency evacuation Clark County Nevada Life in a... Metro Real estate Apartment Fire department
Metro’s bomb unit investigates object thrown into southeast valley apartment
An unknown object was thrown through an apartment window, setting curtains on fire and prompting a building evacuation at a complex in the southeast valley Tuesday morning.
10 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | House Black-and-white films English-language films American Red Cross Emergency evacuation Clark County Nevada Real estate Apartment
Mother, two children escape fire in their Bel Air townhouse Thursday
A Bel Air mother and her two children escaped from their burning townhouse early Thursday morning, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal, which said the home's working smoke detector probably saved their lives. The fire happened around 1:30 a.m. in the Wakefield Manor Townhomes community...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Smoke detector Smoke Alarm American Red Cross Alarms State United States
20 people displaced after apartment fire in south Las Vegas
Twenty people were displaced after a fire Tuesday night at the Paradise Spa Apartments in south Las Vegas, a Clark County Fire Department official said.
37 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area American Red Cross English-language films Las Vegas Sun
Red Cross says to always be prepared in case of emergencies
Earthquakes. Floods. Wildfires. Electric grid system collapse. No matter the disaster, it’s wise to be prepared at all times. A free class is planned to give Las Vegas residents a hand in emergency preparedness at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Hurricane Katrina Community Emergency Response Team Emergency management American Red Cross Alarm Smoke detector Lifeguard Smoke
Mobile home fire leaves 2 hurt, 1 critically in Las Vegas
A fire official says one person is hospitalized in critical condition and another was treated at the scene of a fire that gutted a trailer home in northeast Las Vegas. Deputy Clark County Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan says ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Nevada Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area North Las Vegas Nevada Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Beltway Henderson Nevada American Red Cross
Firefighters battle extra-alarm blaze at West Town pallet factory
Firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire outside a pallet factory Monday night in the West Town neighborhood.
12 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Pallet Warehouse Crane American Red Cross English-language films Utah Nevada Spread Toolkit
2o people displaced after apartment fire in south Las Vegas
Twenty people were displaced after a fire Tuesday night at the Paradise Spa Apartments in south Las Vegas, a Clark County Fire Department official said.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area American Red Cross Las Vegas Sun Damage
133 killed, 395 missing, 107K displaced in N. Korean flooding – UN
Severe flooding in North Korea has led to the deaths of 133 people, with 395 reported missing, according to the UN. More than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes. Read Full Article at RT.com
1582 points by Russia Today | North Korea International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Pyongyang Korea Geneva Tumen River South Korea American Red Cross
6 displaced by North Las Vegas house fire
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - A North Las Vegas fire has displaced six senior residents. Fire officials say the blaze started Saturday night in a shed in the area of Lance Avenue and Commerce Street. North Las Vegas Fire Capt. Cedric Williams says the fire jumped from the outdoor ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area American Red Cross Jon Lovitz Damage Las Vegas Nevada North Las Vegas Nevada
Harvadene Gustus, retired social worker, dies
Harvadene Marion Gustus, a retired Department of Housing and Community Development social worker, died of Sept. 3 at Green House at Stadium Place of complications from a stroke. The Federal Hill resident was 72. Born in Baltimore and known as "Deanie," she was the daughter of Howard Williams and...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | High school Early childhood education Morgan State University Graduation American Red Cross Maryland Baltimore Pimlico Race Course