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Discussion of $25 Million in Storm Recovery Funds July 30 in Clarkstown

Residents of Clarkstown are encouraged to attend a public engagement meeting July 30 to learn about the state-sponsored New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New City, NY

Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

Moffat Library to be renovated for '16

Passers-by may think all's quiet at the deserted Moffat Library, but library officials are quickening their efforts to return to their historic home.


Related Topix: Libraries, Hurricane, Weather, Campbell Hall, NY, Washingtonville, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Windsor Assistant Town Manager Leaving For Washington State Job

When Emily Moon started checking out Windsor as a possible place to work and live eight years ago, she got a good feeling about the town.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ulster County emergency chief retiring

Art Snyder, head of Ulster County's Office of Emergency Communications and Emergency Management, is retiring, according to the Ulster County executive's office.


Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Jul 20, 2014

PSE&G to Upgrade Gas Facilities in North Caldwell

PSE&G has announced that they will begin work in North Caldwell to upgrade gas facilities.


Related Topix: North Caldwell, NJ, Weather, Hurricane

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PSE&G Plans Gas Line Upgrades in North Caldwell

PSE&G will begin upgrading North Caldwell's gas facilities next week as part of the Energy String program.


Related Topix: North Caldwell, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Totowa, NJ, Weather, Hurricane

Albany Times Union

Cuomo confidant advised AG's probe, mortgage industry

Howard Glaser, director of state operations and senior policy adviser to Governor Andrew Cuomo, addresses members of the media at the Capitol on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 in Albany, NY.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Acappella Alpaca Farm in Hollis has newborns, open house planned for July 26

IRENE LABOMBARDE photo Almost all of the alpacas born on Acappella Farm have musical names, with the exception of this one, who was overdue, and waited until the middle of Hurricane Irene in 2011 to make her arrival.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

New York League of Conservative Voters Unveils 'Blueprint for a Greener Westchester County'

The following is a press release from the New York League of Conservative Voters -- NEW YORK --- Westchester County experienced substantial devastation as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.


Related Topix: The Blueprint, Hip-Hop, New York, Hurricane, Weather

The Citizens' Voice

Hail the size of lemons pelted crops and livestock in July, 1919

Historically, the Back Mountain seems to get hit harder by extreme weather than the valley.


Related Topix: Hailstorm, Agriculture, Natural Disasters, Science, Back Mountain, PA, Weather, Hurricane, Lehman, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Secaucus to erect 1,000-foot flood barrier near high school

Town officials plan to erect a 1,000-foot concrete barrier along the northern edge of the high school in the coming weeks to prevent catastrophic flooding following downpours like Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene.


Related Topix: Secaucus, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Journal

Pamlico Habitat family overcomes a decade of obstacles

Habitat for Humanity of Pamlico County's newest planning home is in a flood plain on White Farm Road.


Related Topix: Pamlico County, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, New Bern, NC, Oriental, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Agriculture commissioner assesses farm damage left by tornado

A victim of severe weather himself, state Department of Agriculture & Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball said he had to show Daniel O'Brien's family his support.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Schoharie, NY, Hurricane

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Met-Ed Constructs New Transmission Line, Rebuilds Another, To Enhance ...

As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Metropolitan Edison Company is completing work on a new 69-kilovolt transmission line, and rebuilding another, that connect substations between Reading and Muhlenberg Township in Berks County.


Related Topix: Berks County, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The Jersey Journal

Springfield residents, others oppose plans to re-zone land, cite environmental concerns

SPRINGFIELD - The Zoning Board of Adjustment will hear an application by the Board of Education to rezone the 9.6 acres of land near Tree Top Drive into four lots at their Tuesday, July 15. The zoning change would take the 9.6 acres, which are zoned open space, government use, and divide the property into three lots and a cul-de-sac which would ... (more)


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

End of road projects respond to rising sea level

END OF THE ROAD: About 90 feet of pavement has been removed from Mill Cove Road where it ends at Narragansett Bay.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Warwick, RI, Weather, Cranston, RI

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Tornado Touches Down Behind Newlyweds And The Pics Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Wedding photographer Colleen Niska captured these incredible photos of two newlyweds posing in front of a tornado in Saskatchewan, Canada on Saturday.


Related Topix: Wedding, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Crown Point, IN, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Oakland homes along the Ramapo River to get flood buyouts with $2 million in new funding

The homes flood frequently during heavy rainstorms and had to be gutted after Hurricane Irene.


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Five Gifs of Hurricane Arthur Show the Latent Beauty of Nature's Power

When Hurricane Arthur made landfall on the North Carolina coast last weekend, it was the strongest hurricane to strike the United States since Hurricane Ike hit Texas in 2008.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Ike, Tornado, Hurricane Isaac

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Cleanup continues in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo

Monday was another day of massive storm clean-up in the Villages of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo on North Carolina's Outer Banks.


Related Topix: Salvo, NC, Waves, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Dare County, NC