Newtown post office box taking cards, letters


Uploaded by WPRI on 18.12.2012

Transcript:
IS TRYING TO COME TO
TERMS WITH GRIEF FROM
FRIDAY'S TRAGIC SCHOOL
SHOOTING.
(MM)
FUNERALS WERE HELD
TODAY FOR TWO BOYS,
JACK PINTO AND NOAH
POZNER.
THEY WERE AMONG THE
26 PEOPLE KILLED WHEN
20-YEAR-OLD ADAM LANZA
BURST INTO SANDY HOOK
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
AND STARTED FIRING A
HIGH-POWERED RIFLE.
(SR)
EYEWITNESS NEWS
REPORTER JENNIFER
MOBILIA REPORTED LIVE
FROM NEWTOWN FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING... AND WAS WITH
PEOPLE THERE OVER THE
WEEKEND.
SHE'S BRINGING US THE
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS.
(JMO)
MIKE AND SUSAN, ALL OF
NEW ENGLAND IS
SHARING IN THE GRIEF OF
EVERYONE IN NEWTOWN.
CONNECTICUT'S
GOVERNOR, DAN MALLOY,
IS CALLING FOR A MOMENT
OF SILENCE -- AND FOR
CHURCHES TO RING
BELLS, THIS COMING
FRIDAY.
IT'LL BE EXACTLY ONE
WEEK AFTER THE
SHOOTING.
MALLOY IS ASKING
CHURCHES TO RING THEIR
BELLS 26-TIMES FOR EACH
OF THE SCHOOL
SHOOTING VICTIMS.
(JMO)
AN OLD UN-USED SCHOOL
IN THE NEXT TOWN OVER,
MONROE'S "CHALK HILL"
SCHOOL, IS BEING MADE
READY TO HOUSE THE
STUDENTS FROM
NEWTOWN'S SANDY HOOK
ELEMENTARY.
IT COULD BE READY BY
TOMORROW...
AND WHEN STUDENTS
ARRIVE, POLICE DO PLAN
TO HAVE A PRESENCE
THERE.
(JMO)
AND THOUSANDS OF
PEOPLE AROUND THE
WORLD HAVE BEEN
WANTING TO SEND THEIR
CONDOLENCES AND BEST
WISHES TO EVERYONE IN
NEWTOWN.
POSTAL OFFICIALS SAY
THE NEWTOWN POST
OFFICE HAS BEEN
INUNDATED WITH
HEARTFELT INQUIRIES.
i think everybody has something,
they just want to do something,
and
who knows what they can do...
everybody, everybody has been
touched by this tragedy, and
there's
this outpouring of support that
people
want to send.
(J-MO)
FOR THIS REASON, THE
NEWTOWN POST OFFICE
HAS SET UP A SPECIAL
POST OFFICE BOX WHERE
YOU CAN SEND CARDS
AND LETTERS.
IT'S ON YOUR SCREEN
NOW, AND WE'RE POSTING
IT WITH OUR COVERAGE
ON WPRI DOT COM...
IT'S P-O BOX 37-HUNDRED,
NEWTOWN,
CONNECTICUT, 06470.
WE'LL GIVE IT TO YOU
AGAIN IN A COUPLE OF
MINUTES.
AS MOST OF YOU KNOW, I
WAS LIVE IN NEWTOWN
FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY MORNING,
TALKING WITH RESIDENTS
THERE.
AND THE PAIN THOSE
PEOPLE ARE FEELING CAN
NOT BE DESCRIBED WITH
WORDS.
THEY JUST KEPT ASKING
ME TO PLEASE.. ASK OUR
VIEWERS... TO PRAY FOR
THEM... TO GIVE THE
COMMUNITY, AND THE
FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS
THE STRENGTH THEY
NEED TO GET THROUGH
THIS INCREDIBLY
DIFFICULT TIME.
JENNIFER MOBILIA,
EYEWITNESS NEWS.
(SR)