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Verplanck Colvin:Surveyor of the Adirondacks
While at my internship with the State Historian, I came upon a discovery; Verplanck Colvin, the surveyor of the Adirondacks, was an Albany native.
Sat May 18, 2013
Weather History: May 18: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, wind & tropics
A tornado, said to have crossed the entire state of Ohio smashed into the log cabin settlement of Burlington, northeast of Columbus reportedly destroying the entire town.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Toronto Star
Real estate: Cottage market washed out this spring by flooding and a winter that never ends
Last April 26, Parry Sound, Ont.-area realtor Jim Marshall was taking would-be cottage buyers out in his boat to see prospective properties from the water.
Agnico-Eagle worker found alive after blizzard
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, begins to dig out from under a potentially record-breaking snowfall after the May 14-16 blizzard.
Mini-Doc Follows WTIC Weather Crew During Blizzard of '13
When a big blizzard hit the East Coast in February, Hartford, CT, FOX affiliate WTIC let a local production crew follow meteorologist Dan Amarante and his photographer around as they slogged through snowdrifts in the station's hi-tech weather chaser called the "Storm Tracker." The Union Productions director Dustin Schultz told TVSpy the team ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Family torn apart by falling tree on Hwy 2 files claim against the state
The surviving members of a local family have filed a claim against the state after a falling tree on Highway 2 killed their parents and left them severely injured.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Greenwich Daily Voice
It's Official: Connecticut Sets 24-Hour Snowfall Record In February
A little frost put a nip in the air across Fairfield County this week, but it was nothing like this past February, which was a record-setter in the state.
The best Twin Cities concerts: 5/15-5/21
Finally! The weather is starting to catch up with the time of year. Just in time for Northeast's annual celebration, Art-A-Whirl. Featuring creative works from all over Minneapolis, the 331 club will be hosting local favorites such as Gospel Gossip, Carroll, Prissy Clerks, Crimes and more.
Westport sets budget of $32.2M for FY14
Without a question or comment from the 250 voters and public officials assembled for the May 7 Annual Town Meeting, a budget of $32.2 million was approved for the fiscal year starting July 1. The spending plan for Fiscal Year 2014 represents an increase in spending of nearly 4.5 percent - more than $1.37 million - over the current year's budget ... (more)
Eastern Daily Press
Photo gallery: Fire-fighters stranded in Normandy
Twelve Norfolk firefighters were the rescued rather than the rescuers when they were stranded by bad weather on a trip to see the D-Day beaches in Normandy.
Determination trumps barriers
Arosha Perera holds the plaque she received for being named the Student of the Year for 2012 by the Indiana Council for Continuing Education.
Tue May 14, 2013
Natural Observations-Robin's Birdathon
On this Earth and Beyond segment, Natural Observations host and producer Robin Song tells about her experiences during the annual birdathon.
Notes from the Scrum: Hell on earth in California
Pieter Serry lay on the ground, in hollow bewilderment, his skinny white chest streaked with melting water, his eyes flickering from side to side.
Heat Advisory, Red Flag Warning in Effect Through Tuesday Evening
Welcome to summer, Lakeville! Less than two weeks after the city just missed a snowstorm , Lakeville residents will face potentially record-breaking heat and a fire risk on Tuesday.
Whimsical Weather in Russian Cities
The warm, sunny public holidays at the beginning of May have been succeeded by a cold snap, with a snowstorm hitting Novosibirsk in mid-May. Moscow is in the grip of a heat wave, with temperatures reaching almost 30 degrees Celsius, while other Russian regions, including Novosibirsk, Tomsk and Tuva have seen snowstorms and below-zero temperatures ... (more)
Weather History: May 14: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, wind & snow
An F4 twister touched down two miles north of Redkey, IN and lifted five miles north of Celina, OH.
Mon May 13, 2013
There are only two types of religion
In making a statement like my title, you can assume that we are thinking about all the religions on earth, not just Christianity .
Danielle Jelinek disappearance: Toxicology results may provide answers
There's one final piece in the puzzle of Danielle Jelinek's disappearance, and toxicology results may provide the answer.
The Chatfield News
Chatfield Brass Band sets summer concert schedule
The Chatfield Brass Band will perform its summer "Music in the Park" concert series in Chatfield's City Park, beginning June 6. By Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy The Chatfield Brass Band is once again gearing up for an exciting summer under its bandshell.