HELP FOR FIRE VICTIMS: The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, in partnership with Mayor Eric Adams and the City of New York, is raising money to support the victims of Sunday’s deadly fire in a Bronx apartment building. The Jan. 9 fire claimed the lives of more than a dozen of New Yorkers, including many children, and injured more than 60 others. New Yorkers who are moved to assist may visit the NYC Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City online to make a cash donation that will enable the distribution of emergency relief supplies and provide support for those impacted by the fire.
Mayor Adams noted that in-kind gifts cannot be accepted at this time.
WARM-CLOTHING DRIVE FOR BRONX FIRE VICTIMS: A NYPD Brooklyn neighborhood group is helping victims of the Bronx five-alarm fire victims. The NYPD’s Police Service Area 3 Community Affairs office is holding a Clothing and Coat Drive, according to an announcement from that district’s Community Affairs Officer and Brooklyn Community Board 1 serving northern Brooklyn. Gently used clothing, particularly coats, winter hats and gloves and blankets are particularly needed for children and adults.
NYPD PSA 3 requests that the donations be brought to 25 Central Ave., opposite the Green Central Knoll, in Bushwick. The drive lasts through next Monday, January 17.
LANE CLOSURES: Single lane closures for maintenance will be necessary on the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills on Saturdays during…