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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

A little news

A reader has sent this link to a picture of the Dry Dock. As s/he pointed out, the buildings behind look okay...

Also - from the Times-Picayune (Nola.com) update page: Alert in Algiers

And on a personal note - I have finally heard from our missing family member. :>

11 Comments:

  • At 10:37 PM, Blogger rareiff said;

    I just found your blog. I am Sandy's youngest son's father in law. I have been in touch with her son and my daughter in Natchez, MS. They will be leaving there tomorrow on Thursday to come to our house. I just talked to Frank after sending him a copy of your blog by email and he recognized who Sandy was. What a coincidence. Isn't the internet amazing. Please send me an email directly to innate@pconline.com so I can give you more info. Thanks for being there.



     
  • At 10:52 PM, Blogger 400blockElmira said;

    thanks for hyper linking the photo.. I couldn't do it...

    various info here too
    http://www.wwltv.com/forums/index.php

    I am in Houston, I have to say, the biggest thing about Texas is there hearts, the are being so wonderful.

    I prey for us all



     
  • At 10:59 PM, Blogger NickSpetsiotis said;

    Hi. Your blog has been a great source of info for those of us who left Algiers. My father stayed behind and we have not been able to get in touch with him. Name is Demetrios Spetsiotis. He's a 74 year old Greek man who's English is so so. He lives at 2445 Bristol Place. Anyone with any info on his status would be great. Also how is 2600 Ramsey Drive and 2577 Eton Street. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Keep up the great blog.



     
  • At 1:20 AM, Blogger 400blockElmira said;

    http://www.digitalglobe.com/images/katrina/new_orleans_msi_aug31_2005_dg.jpg

    Areial of NOLA after the flood
    Algiers is dry indeed !

    amazing how The Cape Knox, and The Cape Kennedy have not moved ! they could transport thousands on those ships, in one trip... I am not understanding why they dont use those ?!?!

    before areial
    http://www.digitalglobe.com/images/katrina/new_orleans_msi_march9_2004_dg.jpg



     
  • At 1:44 AM, Blogger CT Ghost said;

    I also am greatful for your Blog after reading about it on nola.com.

    I am sitting here safe and secure in Panama City, Florida in a hotel on the beach with my 6 cats and dog.

    I also live on Kabel Drive and am concerned about my home. My Company recently installed a "new" facility on the Miss. River in Algiers that was totally destroyed.

    All we hear about is how bad it is in the City, no one is talking specifically about Algiers. I wish our leaders would give us some information as to when we might be able to return.



     
  • At 3:45 AM, Blogger J. Alan said;

    My wife and I left town before anyone was even sure whether or not katrina was coming our way. We were unable to board up and are anxious to know the condition of our home. We live @ 444 Belleville.
    My email address is jmo612@yahoo.com
    Any information would be greatly appreciated.



     
  • At 6:29 AM, Blogger Mac said;

    I'm so glad you found your missing family member. Thank you for updating, it's so very appreciated.



     
  • At 7:08 AM, Blogger owen kendrick said;

    Thank you so much for this blog....keep up the good work. I have two requests: 719 Atlantic, and the Crown & Anchor Pub at 200 Pelican. Any sightings?



     
  • At 7:15 AM, Blogger Indigo Rose said;

    I wanted to let you know about a web site that was set up to help people affected by Katrina communicate with friends and family. It's www.familymessages.org. It's be great if you could help spread the word -- there are lots of people outside the area wondering if their loved ones are ok.

    Thanks!



     
  • At 8:15 AM, Blogger ChrisWoznitza said;

    Hi I´m Chris. Great page !!! Greatings from Germany Bottrop !!



     
  • At 3:09 PM, Blogger Doug Conn said;

    We left after the hurricane hit, most of bellville was just fine, All the houses we saw were okay except some walls missing on apartments on patterson ((The Point complex)).

    The crown and anchor is indeed missing a back wall, where you can see the kitchen and such.

    Pretty much, all of Algiers point is okay really, or was two days after the storm hit.



     
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