College Application Checklist & How To Prepare For A Natural Disaster
October 8th, 2016 08:00am | Duration:
Two topics this week: College is on the minds of most high school seniors and now is the time to make sure they are on top of the college application process. For this show, we’ll talk with local expert Carl “Sandy” Behrend, Behrend Consulting, about the Common Application, Early Decision and Early Action, number of colleges to apply to, deadlines and the importance of college visits.
Segment 2: How To Prepare For A Natural Disaster – In the wake of Hurricane Mathew which pounded the southeastern U.S. coast ((Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas), and the fact that nearly 10 years ago, an unusually early-season lake effect storm dubbed the “October Surprise” struck Buffalo and surrounding areas, the second segment of our Oct. 8 show will look at preparing for a natural disaster. Heavy snow from the October 2006 storm brought down thousands of trees, blocking roads and leaving thousands of homes and businesses without heat and electricity for days. Thirteen people died. Nearly two years ago, a 2014 November storm dumped 7 feet of snow in many local communities. Knowing how to prepare for a disaster could mean the difference between life and death. Jay Bonafede, Chief Communications Officer, with the American Red Cross Western and Central New York Region will offer tips for how to prepare for a natural disaster.