NYC Marathon generators and supplies unused in park in spite of Hurricane Sandy recovery needs

The city left more than a dozen generators desperately needed by cold and hungry New Yorkers who lost their homes to Hurricane Sandy still stranded in Central Park yesterday.And that’s not all — stashed near the finish line of the canceled marathon were 20 heaters, tens of thousands of Mylar “space” blankets, jackets, 106 crates of apples and peanuts, at least 14 pallets of bottled water and 22 five-gallon jugs of water.This while people who lost their homes in the Rockaways, Coney Island and Staten Island were freezing and going hungry.Warzer JaffTHE GOODS: Would-be marathoners who circled Central Park yesterday were the reason given for not moving some crucial supplies.THE GOODS: Would-be marathoners who circled Central Park yesterday were the reason given for not moving these crucial supplies above.THE GOODS: Would-be marathoners who circled Central Park yesterday were the reason given for not moving these crucial supplies above.see more videosMichael Murphy, of Staten Island, who had no power and no heat, said yesterday, “We needed 100 percent of the resources here.”

This is the most that the best and brightest are capable of? Via New York City Marathon canceled but still has generators and supplies unused in park in spite of Hurricane Sandy recovery needs – NYPOST.com.

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