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POSTPONED! U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler's Town Hall meeting previously scheduled for Dec. 18 has been postponed due to a change in Congressional scheduling. It has been rescheduled for Jan. 22, 2018 at the NYU Law Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square North.


Dec. 14: At the South Street Seaport Museum, historian Joseph A. Williams discusses his latest book, "The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History." It's the story of the sinking of the HMS Laurentic in 1917, and the amazing efforts, the underwater spywork, and the ultimate recovery of nearly every bar of the forty-four tons of gold that went down with the ship. Books will be on sale at the event. Place: The Melville Gallery,  213 Water St.. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Reception to follow book talk. Admission: $10; free (South Street Seaport Museum members). For tickets, click here.


Dec. 14: At approximately 9 a.m., The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will conduct an evacuation drill of the Oculus commercial businesses in the vicinity of the World Trade Center. Expect an increased presence of emergency personnel in the area. This is only a drill.


The FBI has established a Victim Resource Center in Lower Manhattan to help victims of the Oct. 31, 2017, terrorist attack in the Tribeca neighborhood. The New York State Office of Victim Services has staff on site at the Center to assist individuals who may be may be eligible for services.  Victims and family members are not required to be residents of New York State to be eligible for help. The Office of Victim Services helps eligible individuals with crime-related compensation and expenses, including, but not limited to medical and counseling expenses; burial and funeral costs; occupational or vocational rehabilitation; lost or damage of essential personal property; and lost wages or support. For more information or help, find a victim assistance program or call the agency: (800) 247-8035.
 
"If You See Something, Say Something"
New Yorkers are reminded to stay alert to their surroundings, and to report any suspicious activity. Reports can be made to the Counter Terrorism Center at the New York State Intelligence Center via its terrorism tip line: (866) SAFENYS (866-723-3697); or by email: ctcenter@nysic.ny.gov.

 
New Yorkers can also download the See Something, Send Something app on your smartphone to inform authorities of a potential threat. Go to https://www.ny.gov/programs/see-something-send-something for more information.


Weather Information: For the latest weather information, go to www.weather.gov/nyc.


AlliedBarton, a private security firm, patrols Battery Park City. To reach AlliedBarton,  call (212) 945-SAFE (7233). The Battery Park City Command Center is located at the Verdesian at 211 North End Ave. In case of emergencies, call 911.