Jessie Streich-Kest

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Bushwick »

Mothers of Pair Killed by Tree in Sandy Built Friendship Amid Tragedy

The moms of Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and Jacob Vogelman, 24, have grown close since their shared tragedy.

New York City »

Activist Jon Kest Dies Month After Daughter Killed During Sandy

Jon Kest's death follows the passing of his daughter, Jessie Streich-Kest, who died during the storm.

New York City »

Hurricane Sandy's Death Toll in New York Climbs to 41

The death toll from Hurricane Sandy continues to rise days after the storm passed.

Ditmas Park »

Friends Mourn Young Pair Killed by Tree in Ditmas Park

Activist Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and her childhood friend Jacob Vogelman, 23, were killed by a tree.

Ditmas Park »

Two People Killed By Tree While Walking Dog During Hurricane Sandy

Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and Jacob Vogelman, were killed by a falling tree.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fight Against Central Park Horse Carriages Heats Up

Animal rights advocates engaged in shouting matches with horse carriage drivers around Central Park.