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Reader objects to global warming post, says consensus was against Galileo
This 2011 file photo shows a flooded road on Hatteras Island, N.C., after Hurricane Irene swept through the area the previous day cutting the roadway in five locations.
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Little Falls renews $3.7 million in debt; approves estimated tax bills
LITTLE FALLS - The township has renewed nearly $3.7 million in existing debt and will be issuing estimated tax bills.
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WNYT NewsChannel 13
NY gets $49M for hurricane damage to canal system
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $49 million for the New York State Canal Corporation to repair damage related to Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
Fri May 17, 2013
Travelers' Revised $94 Estimate: Business And Financial Insurance Overview
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is the sixth largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. with a market share of 4.5% in terms of premiums earned.
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Williamstown accepts FEMA grant
Williamstown will accept a $6.1 million grant from FEMA to relocate residents at a mobile home park damaged by Hurricane Irene.
Insider's Guide: The Wildwoods
THERE'S A FEELING you get, walking toward the Wildwood Boardwalk at night; an anticipation that hits you all at once when that wide, eclectic, electric expanse unfolds before you.
Thu May 16, 2013
Vote on Fire Island phone service Thursday
A plan to eliminate landline phone service in western Fire Island is scheduled to be voted on by the state Public Service Commission Thursday amid concern it could leave people on the barrier island unable to make calls if a storm knocks out electrical power.
Wed May 15, 2013
Google TimeLapse Vs. Outer Banks, Devils Lake
When I saw that Google and Time had partnered to create a 30-year satellite time-lapse of Earth , my first question was: "How can this illustrate weather?" My first answer was: Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
Back-Up Sump Pumps and New Jersey Hurricanes
Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a Tropical Storm by the time it hit NJ but it still did the following damage: Eleven rivers reached record levels, and a week after the storm all rivers in the state remained at "moderate flooding level". The Heavy Duty DC backup system that we install pumps up to 35 Gallons Per Minute with a full charged battery.
Winds of change bring success to musician
When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Northeast in October, local New Age pianist Matthew C. Shuman emerged on the other side with greater exposure and music sales.
FEMA to Buy Out One Home on Old York Road
The township is changing its agreement with the NJDEP Blue Acres Program for the purchase and demolition of two homes on Old York Road along the Raritan River Floodway-because only one is now being accepted into the program.
Tue May 14, 2013
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State Covers Buyout Costs
There's good news for property owners who are planning to get FEMA buyouts from the September 2011 flood.
Obeidallah: Is Limbaugh still relevant?
Editor's note: Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is a political comedian and frequent commentator on various TV networks including CNN.
Experts Make Predictions for 2013 Hurricane Season
The weather in Fairfax City has been relatively mild as of late - never mind that bit of thunder and lightning we had Friday night - but here's something to look forward to: Hurricane experts predict that this year's hurricane season could be a bumpy ride, with the Atlantic region seeing several major hurricanes this year.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Alternative Press
Mayors Council Reports Progress at Finding Flood Mitigation Measures
The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control recently announced progress at finding flood mitigation measures including a major step: the announcement recently by the US Army Corps of Engineers that it will complete the next stage of the evaluation by September this year in selecting the initial alternative for flood mitigation on the ... (more)
New York state will pay local share for properties damaged by Irene, Lee
New York state will be covering the 25 percent non-federal share of property buyout costs associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, Gov.
The Jersey Journal
Christie picks up endorsement from Manville's Democratic mayor
MANVILLE - In his quest for re-election, Gov. Chris Christie today accepted the endorsement of another local Democratic official after a meet and greet with diner patrons.
Sun May 12, 2013
Amazing Feats Of Real-life Moms
Amazing Feats Of Real-life Moms - Amazing real-life moms, Mother's Day 2013, Any woman who can prepare every meal, nurse every wound and remember every dance recital and soccer match is already a hero in our book.
Asbury Park Press
This time, N.J. has contracts signed for cleanups
Hurricane season starts in less than three weeks, and for the first time New Jersey will have contracts in place for clearing debris if the state is unlucky enough to be hit again in 2013.
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Bachmann Back At It: Congresswoman Calls 9/11 And Benghazi 'Judgments' From God
Minnesota Congresswoman and former Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann has been conspicuously silent since her nail-biter of a congressional re-election, but was back at her sound bite machine ways this week, calling 9/11 and the Benghazi consulate attacks 'judgments from God.' Bachmann spoke at a D.C. prayer event named 'Washington: ... (more)