National Guard

Basketball City on the LES a Food Distribution Site for City’s Low Income Communities

Posted May 1, 2020 at 5:00 am

Over the last several weeks, we’ve been hearing from readers on the Lower East Side waterfront about increased activity at Basketball City at Pier 36. Tents are up, official cars and trucks, and taxis, plus the appearance of National Guard troops. Apparently, Basketball City has been coordinating with the Economic Development Corp, the Office of […]


More on the Fatal National Guard Truck Accident Yesterday

Posted November 7, 2012 at 6:18 am

Yesterday afternoon, a National Guard supply truck fatally struck an elderly man in the intersection of Canal and Centre Streets.


National Guard Truck Fatally Hits Pedestrian on Canal Street [Updated]

Last modified November 6, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Damn, this is terrible news. At around 2:15 this afternoon, a National Guard supply truck (yeah, those) hit an elderly male in the intersection of Canal and Centre Streets in Chinatown. Scanner reports indicate the victim was listed DOA. Further information is not yet available, but the NYPD Accident Investigation squad is reportedly on hand. […]


Recap: National Guard Doles Food and Water on Pitt Street

Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:01 am

Mobilize. That’s the key word of late. Helping those who are still without.

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National Guard Brings Relief Down Houston

Last modified November 2, 2012 at 11:25 am

FEMA and the National Guard have been chipping in with regard to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The organizations were on Grand Street yesterday afternoon, specifically to dole out food stuffs. Here’s a photo showing a caravan of National Guard trucks hauling ass down East Houston last night. Bales of supplies were spotted. Not an […]

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