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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Vineland requests meeting with EPA about alleged Burnt Mill Pond contamination

Residents are concerned about Burnt Mill Lake off of Delsea Drive, which they claim has not been maintained by Vineland since Hurricane Irene breached an earthen dam in 2011.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Vineland, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Environment, Science, Gloucester County, NJ

6 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Democratic Candidates Announce Campaign Kick-off Picnic

Candidates for re-election to Borough Council Councilwoman Carmella Vitale and Council President Bob Landrigan and the Madison Democratic committee invite the public to their campaign kick-off picnic on Sunday, September 14 from 1:30 to 4 PM at the home of Marianne McConnell at 142 Ridgedale Avenue.

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Related Topix: Madison, NJ, Newark, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Your Place: Get Home Prepared Well before Hurricane Strikes

Three years ago, my family and I drove overnight from Maine to New Jersey, trying to get home ahead of Hurricane Irene.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

NJ.com

Rahway councilman joins Cranford officials in asking residents to sign flood-control petition

RAHWAY - An online petition effort to fund a Rahway River flood-control study now has the support of a city councilman, who's asking his fellow residents to add their names.

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather

LongIsland.com

Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Third Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

August 28, 2014 - "Three years ago today, Hurricane Irene turned the lives of many New Yorkers upside down.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New York

Times Herald-Record

Wallkill bridge ready in time for school

Most kids in Wallkill go back to school Wednesday, and town officials are elated that they're finishing a $330,000 bridge replacement project in the northern section of the town just in time for the school buses to roll.

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Related Topix: Wallkill, NY, Family, Kids, Hurricane, Weather, Orange County, NY, FEMA, US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Residents of City of Rye Invited to Attend Public Engagement Meeting on Sept. 9

The NYRCR Rye Planning Committee to host Public Engagement Meeting on September 9, 2014 for the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program New York.

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Times Herald-Record

Editorial: Communities seek power over power

There are many ways for Gov. Cuomo to promote his new prize competition, a $40 million contest to inspire businesses and utilities to work on ways to generate and distribute power more locally in something called "microgrids."

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Environment, Science, Opinion

Times Herald-Record

$13M grant will replace bridge over Rte. 211, not just repair it

The announcement the other day that a $13.7 million federal grant would be used to strengthen the Route 211 bridge over the Wallkill River was a bit of an understatement.

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NorthJersey.com

Woodland Park council eager to see Peckman plan come to fruition

"The local flood board, consisting of Woodland Park, Little Falls and Cedar Grove, also have a plan with regard to the Peckman River and we believe they're in the process of putting together a hybrid plan," Kazmark said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Little Falls, NJ, Cedar Grove, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Paterson, NJ, West Paterson, NJ

North County Public Radio

Cuomo dedicates new firehouse in Upper Jay

Three years ago, Hurricane Irene ripped through the New York's eastern Adirondacks destroying roads, homes, and the fire station in the town of Jay.

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Related Topix: Upper-Jay, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WCTI

Homeowners continue rebuilding three years after Hurricane Irene

Diane Clark says the roof of her mobile home was completely blown off as Hurricane Irene passed through Eastern Carolina causing millions of dollars in damages.

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WCTI

Arthur vs Irene: How two landfalling hurricanes stack up

Only two hurricanes have made landfall in North Carolina in the last three years, Hurricane Arthur and Hurricane Irene.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters

The Jersey Journal

Three years after Irene, Cranford officials say catastrophic flood could happen again

CRANFORD - On Aug. 27, 2011, water from the Rahway River surged onto Cranford's streets, flooding homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing some residents to evacuate by boat.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Garwood, NJ, Union County, NJ

Times Herald-Record

Rep. Maloney to make announcement regarding Hurricane Irene Thursday

U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will be in Middletown Thursday morning to make an announcement regarding the Hudson Valley in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Middletown, NY

WCTI

Hurricane Irene: Three year anniversary

The storm was one of the most powerful to sweep through the region in years, and eastern Carolina hasn't seen a storm come close to her power since.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Ocracoke, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

On this day: August 27

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Item

Passaic County Sheriff's Office obtains five flood-rescue vehicles from military

As law enforcement agencies across the country face questions about acquiring powerful military surplus equipment, including tanks, armored personnel carriers and silencers, the Passaic County Sheriff's Office has taken a decidedly more peaceful route - five flood-rescue vehicles to forge water more than two feet deep.

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Related Topix: Passaic County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Thetelegraphand Argus

HMS Argyll delivers a helping hand

HMS Argyll has been working its way through the Caribbean undertaking community projects on nearly every island it has visited.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

How To Financially Handle Catastrophes

We are smack in the middle of hurricane season. The Hurricane Center is forecasting a below-normal season meaning fewer hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Tax, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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