After Harvey, A Requiem for Jewish Houston

The other place is my hometown, Houston ... in the 2015 MD flood, as people say (Memorial Day), a couple in their 80s drowned when their rescue boat capsized. They were wearing life jackets but the current defeated them. I know the family. After Harvey, A Requiem for Jewish Houston

Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry has pledged to donate $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, with $250,000 of that going to Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, which has served as a major distribution center of supplies for Texas flood victims.

Included in that death toll is a family of six who drowned while trying to escape ... persons and pets out of the neighborhoods. Rescue crews are searching Memorial on Memorial Drive near Gessner Road in West Houston after police and a KHOU 11 crew heard ...

“Parts of our community have been impacted by the severe weather of the past two days,” the Jewish Federation of Houston ... and her family. “Right now, I need a boat,” she said. “It’s ironic being on a team doing all this rescue, yet I didn ...

In the community of Meyerland in southwest Houston, heavy rain meant flashbacks of last year's devastating Memorial Day floods. "I get shakes," June Pool, who moved back into her home two months ago after repairs from the previous flood, told KPRC.

Some 1,500 people gathered at the Houston National Cemetery on Monday morning to ... than to lay down one's life for one's friends," Rev. Sean Horrigan said during the Memorial Day prayer, addressing families gathered at the cemetery's hemicycle.

The death toll from a massive Memorial Day ... drowned on San Antonio's west side. Neither of the victims was immediately identified. Massive flooding was reported on Saturday across South Texas as emergency crews scrambled to rescue nearly 200 residents ...

When the cutter arrived at the scene, its crew saw that the three passengers aboard, a married couple and their 1-year-old child ... the cutter’s crew is ready for anything and everything during the Memorial Day weekend.

Through the power of social media, a boy who survived the deadly Payson flash flood ... mind off the family tragedy, "at least for even a moment." And it did, Baker said Wednesday afternoon. "It's helped my son get through these past couple days ...

Meyerland was already hit hard by the Memorial Day ... 2015 MD flood, as has been much reported, a couple in their eighties drowned when their rescue boat capsized. They were wearing life jackets but the current defeated them. I know the family.

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