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12 min ago | ABC Action News

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. NOAA got a handful of the drones this year to test during the peak of hurricane season, thanks to post-Hurricane Sandy federal funding.


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

4 hrs ago | Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Boondocks Snaps Back

Briskly breaking off the the legs of a steaming lobster, Brianne Simpson of Rumson appeared in her element as she and her family dined at Boondocks Fishery in Red Bank one night last week. "This is what people want: casual, outdoor dining," she told PieHole as the sun went down over an idyllic scene of boats bobbing on the Navesink River.


Related Topix: Red Bank, NJ, Rumson, NJ, Navesink, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Monmouth Beach, NJ

8 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Sammy Hagar's Home Damaged in Hurricane

Sammy Hagar 's home was damaged as Hurricane Odile slammed into Cabo San Lucas, packing Category 3-level 125 mph winds on Sunday night. The former Montrose and Van Halen frontman reports that his Cabo Wabo Cantina, however, was largely untouched - and that there were no injuries to report.


Related Topix: Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather, San Lucas, CA, Pop/Rock, Van Halen

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Mother Nature of climate protests comes Sunday with offspring here

Over the last 25 years of U.S. history, the political climate for climate change has often been likened to a reverse of the country's prevailing weather patterns. Record heat and a parched heartland has nurtured summer-time polls and media reports that environment concerns would - at last - become a significant factor when Americans vote in the fall.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Activism, Global Warming, Hurricane, Weather, Blaine, WA

The Village Voice

The Cinnamon Snail, Nuchas Claim Top Prizes at the 10th Annual Vendy Awards

In 2011, Adam Sobel's mobile vegan kitchen The Cinnamon Snail won the Maker's Mark challenge for its bourbon creme brulee doughnuts. In 2012, his seitan street food claimed the People's Taste Award, and in 2013, the Red Bank chef brought the Hero Award back to its New Jersey home after being honored for feeding the storm-stricken shore communities in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather


All of Heidi Klum's Outrageous Halloween Costumes

Halloween just wouldn't be the same without Heidi Klum 's over-the-top annual bash, which she's hosted in both New York and Los Angeles. The location , may have changed over the years, but one thing we can always count on is Heidi showing up in an extravagant costume.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Hurricane, Weather


Why We March: Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damaged Them

Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Rockaway-Park, NY, Coney Island, NY

Seeking Alpha

How Can You Invest In An Irreplaceable Island That Pays A 4.44% Dividend Yield?

Like most non-traded REITs, equity is generated in a blind pool format, so investors really don't know what they're buying. NYRT and ARC New York REIT have the same external manager, and they also have many of the same officers and board members.


Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Local landscaper Jumps in to Help Revive Certified National Wildlife ...

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. September 12, 2014 The Butterfly Garden at Grover Cleveland Middle School , Caldwell, got more than a little help from a friend this August when alumna Kevin Macken answered a plea for help from seventh grade science teacher and environmental club advisor Jane Kinkle. The garden, a certified National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat once used for outdoor classes and special drama performances, served as the environmental club's learning center.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, West Caldwell, NJ, Caldwell, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Sep 14, 2014

R Train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn resumes Monday morning

Regular R subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan will resume Monday after a year of construction repairing the damaging effects Hurricane Sandy had on the subway tunnel. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Sunday afternoon during a press conference at the Whitehall Street Subway Station in downtown Manhattan.


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

The Jersey Journal

Photos: Seaside Heights clown parade brings music, cheers to the boardwalk

SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Dozens of clowns, young and old, happy and sad, took to the boardwalk Sunday for a clown parade. Approximately 50 clowns joined in - about the same number as prior years, according to Leo Desilets, one of the staff members at Clownfest "It's a beautiful day here," he said, adding that the event typically draws around 15,000 spectators but did not yet know how many attended this year.


Related Topix: Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Lavallette, NJ

WLNE-TV Providence

Westerly man pleads guilty to theft of government funds

Donald S. Gingerella, 53, admitted to the court that he applied for and collected a total of $82,346 in public assistance payments based on fraudulent statements. He received payments from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training , the Social Security Administration , and the Supplemental Nutrition Assitance Program .


Related Topix: Westerly, RI, Hurricane, Weather

The Hill

Bermuda is an ally, not a tax haven

As a small island nation, with a vibrant insurance sector and relatively low tax rates, Bermuda can be a target for political leaders and pundits in the United States. But history shows that our nations are natural friends, allies and economic partners.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Hurricane, Weather

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Feds seek to recover improper Sandy aid

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate testified on Staten Island in 2013 before a U.S. Senate panel looking into the federal response to Hurricane Sandy. Not only did the Hurricane Sandy crisis often bring out the best in people on Staten Island and elsewhere.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Emergency Service organizations open doors to visitors

Chambersburg Police Cpl. Michael Taylor gets kisses from Rownan at the Franklin County Department of Emergency Services open house.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Opinion

Deseret News

9/11 spawned hundreds of charities. Here are the ones that are left

Disasters create lots of good intentions - but they can be misplaced. Of the 300 charities created in the aftermath of 9/11, only a few are still around.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Hurricane, Weather


Cabaero: Two kinds of typhoon survivors

Survivors of super storm Sandy that hit eastern United States in 2012 have a unique problem. How to repay their government for the excess money they got as disaster aid.


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Auto, roof repairs continue months after massive hailstorm

It's been months since a destructive hail storm rocked parts of Berks County, and even now, repair shops and businesses are still backlogged, trying to manage all of the damage. "Talking to other contractors, everybody is in the same boat, where we're trying to get as much as we can done and service our clients in the best manner we can," he said.


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

Funding for AmeriCorps service program falls short

The White House celebration of the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps program Friday seemed the perfect photo-op to mark a rare act of bipartisanship. A brilliant sun shone on the White House lawn, a military band played, and hundreds of young volunteers applauded as President Obama hailed what's known as the domestic equivalent of the Peace Corps.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hurricane, Weather