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Borough but this stored particularly intrigued me you might heard about this this big marathon that was being planned at the -- -- only days after disarm.
And a lot of folks are are you kidding me give you your bringing in.
All these supplies and -- bodies and water and food and and generators for these marathon runners.
When people are hurt and screaming here will this -- -- -- a whole another level.
Richard -- -- is the owner of the Hilton garden -- and Staten Island and get this he refused to -- -- stranded residents to make room.
Runners and I just had to get in here and I'm glad I did certain very good to have you.
I'm you know how we have to thank you for calling me well a group I heard the story and it's just it it really hit me.
You could have thrown them out and been accommodated to the runners you chose not to why not.
How how how could EU.
I mean these are my neighbors these -- the people that I see every day.
I can get back everyone under estimated.
How bad this storm was and and it you know are awful because we don't Hilton garden an an hampered in in the same -- -- And when the storm came a lot of people checked in on Sunday and I think everyone felt.
Well Monday is normal common to a deal get better and we'll leave twos and at a Wednesday.
And obviously it didn't happen.
It was works and then by Wednesday.
We've said that.
You know we're not gonna have.
A place for these people if we do.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It would have started it it it's that -- -- and all of these supplies of provisions that were being made -- it was really.
It is like people were oblivious to the very images.
Were selling now which is crazy.
Well aware what I what I can do a couple of people especially people have -- -- you know -- have this we have make a decision on Kerry's state -- benefit them decision was.
Are we gonna throw all these people out of -- -- to make room for the marathon has become in so they can run rate on Sunday.
And then go back to their lives 1000 well well you know of these people from Staten Island cardinal place to go and and that was kind of easy decision.
Throughout the week week -- out of a 101 years old son called me it could if you would have thrown him out he -- died.
What we we have eight and an Iraq War veteran who is a -- Probably a panel.
-- -- She hadn't had outlook and -- apart people stand talent.
Built it is it helps forum with -- -- went up and down -- the -- -- not -- down at.
Could we single him out in the street at noon until we just couldn't or wouldn't.
No religion it would make a decision you're here to be grads and a friend an age when you see a lot of people all of a sudden trying to cites people and doubled -- prices and when you get that -- finds someone could -- triple you refuse to do that I think business guys like you end up.
Not only getting more business in the end approving new bars Waltz of the earth guys throughout -- -- -- thank you for that -- I know I speak for.
A lot of folks and friends in the Borough and well beyond the -- the same thing we'll have more after.