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7 hrs ago |

Governor Cuomo Hosts Conference to Present NY Rising Community Reconstruction Plans

Albany, NY - April 24, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo hosted a NY Rising Community Reconstruction program conference today in Albany, bringing together hundreds of members of the 50 local planning committees to present hundreds of projects featured in the final Reconstruction Plans that were submitted to the State on March 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Weather, Hurricane

11 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Murtada Alkabi Develops a Brilliant Wind Harvesting Facade for Coastal Urban Buildings

Wind turbines are rarely designed for cities-they are loud, affect views, and buildings tend to block the winds anyway.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Apr 23, 2014

USA Today

Sebastian Bach raising 'Hell' on tour and TV

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, Skid Row, Pop/Rock, Weather, Hurricane, Music, Entertainment

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sun Journal

City officials explain tree evaluation process

New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw opened up a discussion on removing trees in the city at a work session last week by reading an email from an unidentified person upset over two live oak trees that were almost cut down recently on Spencer Avenue.


Related Topix: New Bern, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Craven County, NC

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

New Jersey Residents Want To Reduce Coastal Risks, But They Don't Want To Pay

New Jersey residents support efforts to protect coastal communities from the hazards of storms and flooding, but they don't want to pay for them, a new research paper concludes from public opinion polling.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Times Herald-Record

Cops: Ellenville man made false insurance claim on auto damage

An Ellenville man was arrested for fraud after an investigation found that damage he claimed Hurricane Irene caused to his truck was bogus, state police say.


Related Topix: Ellenville, NY, Hurricane, Weather


After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Residents Support Government Mitigation, But Not Footing the Bill

Washington, D.C. - New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Times Herald-Record

$50K state grant for park in Neversink

On Wednesday State Sen. John Bonacic announced a $50,000 state grant will go toward the construction of a town park that will double as the new home of the Tri-Valley Little League program.


Related Topix: Neversink, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Grahamsville, NY


Washouts In Kirby, VT Trap Residents Overnight

A washout in the Northeast Kingdom trapped people in dozens of homes. As of Wednesday afternoon, the Passumpsic River was back at minor flood stage.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather

Hudson Valley Press

Steven Neuhaus Marks 100th Day as Orange County Executive

I marked my 100th day as your County Executive on April 10th by sitting down to speak with a local news station between meetings with my staff and delivering the welcome address at Orange County's Human Rights Commission dinner.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Harriman, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Wallkill, NY, New Windsor, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WMUR-TV Manchester

Flooding forces road closures on Wednesday morning

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Related Topix: Holderness, NH, Hurricane, Weather

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Post-Standard

Expect heavier rains, more severe flooding in Upstate New York, experts say

Get used to heavy storms and flooding - they're going to happen more and more often in Upstate New York, experts said at a forum today.


Related Topix: New York, Weather, Albany, NY, SUNY Albany, Hurricane

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson mayoral candidates give their ideas on citya s shortage of library facilities

The flooding after Hurricane Irene in 2011 damaged the city's 1st Ward library so severely that the facility on Arch Street has remained closed ever since.


Related Topix: Libraries, Hurricane, Weather

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WALK 97.5

Last Chance for Sandy Relief Funds

If your home was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, you only have a few hours left to apply for help from one state program.


Related Topix: New York, Hurricane, Weather, Mastic Beach, NY, Lindenhurst, NY, Amityville, NY

The Briarcliff Daily Voice

Ossining Adopts Pace Students' Engergy Resiliency Plan

The village of Ossining Board of Trustees recently adopted an energy resiliency policy created by students in Pace University's Environmental Policy Clinic.


Related Topix: Pace University, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather

Thu Apr 10, 2014

RV Business

Hurricane-Ravaged Cape Hatteras KOA Reopening

For many, vacationing in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a peaceful respite.


Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Hotels, Kampgrounds of America, Hurricane, Weather

Cape Cod Times

Guard building a 'special' facility

The clearing was once lined with rows of launch pads, loaded with land-to-air missiles to defend against Soviet bombers.


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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Totowa to replace 60s-era generator for police station, municipal building

During Hurricane Sandy the municipal building was without lights and heat for several days with police dispatch operating off of a propane-powered generator from the 60s that starts up with a pull-cord, officials said.


Related Topix: Totowa, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The Post-Standard

Matt Driscoll, former Syracuse mayor, emerges as go-to guy for Cuomo

Matt Driscoll, the former Syracuse mayor, has emerged as a top go-to guy for Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the past three years.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Hein urges residents to file storm damage claims by Friday deadline

Friday is the deadline for local residents to file claims for damage from Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee or Superstorm Sandy, according to Ulster County Exectuve Mike Hein.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Ulster County, NY, Mortgage, Personal Finance