Avonte's family and volunteers continue to man a 24-hour command post in Long Island City.
Nilka Martell founded the green volunteer group G.I.V.E. after she was laid off from her job.
Residents say the park struggles with poor maintenance.
The Parks Dept. is painting over the apple-green paint at Woodside's Doughboy Park with a darker green.
The city told a volunteer-run hub to move so that New Dorp Beach can open on Memorial Day.
The park hopes to maintain its gardens with an army of volunteer landscapers.
The Cedar Grove Community Hub stayed open, despite being told they'd be closed down on Jan. 1.
The mayor's office said they had no plans to shut down the relief camp on New Years Day.
Where to Turn, a Staten Island nonprofit, will run a free toy store for Hurricane Sandy victims.
The group started an online petition asking for a three-month moratorium to help volunteer workers.
The action star grew up in the West Village artists' complex on Bethune Street.
Several parks lost dozens of trees, but hundredes of volunteers have helped clean up.
UES residents are holding a clothing and supply drive for those devastated by the super storm.
Retired cops, many living in neighborhoods devestated by Sandy, were irate over the request to volunteer.
Hundreds of volunteers pitched in so Crown Heights kids can play safely this summer
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