Hurricane Irene Newswire (Page 9)

Hurricane Irene Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Irene. (Page 9)

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  1. It's Disaster Preparedness Month " Are you ready?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 |

    The difficulties presented during and after Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy made it clear in recent years that it is important for residents of Morris County to be prepared for future storms and disasters, and that you can never know when emergency preparedness will pay off. September is Disaster Preparedness Month in Morris County and across the nation, so there is no better time than right now to prepare for future emergency situations.


  2. 2015-09-15 power gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WTNH

    ... power grid is like a set of dominoes, if one goes down, it can cause a lot more to go down with it. Hurricane Irene showed that the domino effect can leave areas without power for days or even weeks. Former state lawmaker Joel Gordes, now an ...


  3. A smarter way to fund firefighting on federal landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Hill

    ... that killed 161 people in Joplin, Mo., in May 2011 left the DRF at a record low. So three months later, when Hurricane Irene roared into the Mid-Atlantic states, FEMA was forced to significantly curtail its disaster work all across the country while ...


  4. Heather Yakin: Prepare today for tomorrow's disaster Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Times Herald-Record

    ... After all, it was only this summer that the bridge on Forge Hill Road in New Windsor reopened after the Hurricane Irene-Tropical Storm Lee double-punch destroyed it in 2011 (and let's not even get into the Orange County Government Center's fate). ...


  5. Shoreline Republicans: Propane Tax Punishes the PreparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    ... for seven years prior to his election to the state senate, he said his town has been battered by storms like Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy that have led many residents to purchase generators. "It is unfair to the people who are trying to be ...


  6. Senator Murphy joins with marina owners in supporting dredging planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | The Day

    ... slips and customers,” he said, referring to silting at the Pine Island Marina that intensified after Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy. The roundtable meeting was called by Murphy in advance of two public hearings this week on the dredge ...


  7. The regions most at-risk for Atlantic hurricanes in 3 mapsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... off the East Coast. That rogue track across Central America and into the eastern Pacific Ocean included Hurricane Irene of 1971, which later became major hurricane Olivia on the other side of Mexico. Irene was nee of only a handful of storms to make ...


  8. Come up with a plan, supplies for a stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 |

    ... in late August on through early November. We have not needed that food since we stored it there just after Hurricane Irene in August 2011, which struck as a tropical storm a few hours after we had arrived after an all-night drive from Maine. We were ...


  9. Solar is the right fit for Greene County homeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    While solar farms are popping up all over, some homeowners are doing their part to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. Living just outside the town limits, he said it was after Hurricane Irene hit in August 2011 that he began to think seriously about adding solar to his house.


  10. DEPUTES: Man scammed Hurricane Irene victims out of $14,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | WITN

    Deputies are looking for an Eastern Carolina man they say scammed a Hurricane Irene victim out of thousands of dollars. The victim told deputies they paid the 49-year-old man $14,500 in June 2012 to raise their home after damages from the hurricane.


  11. A look at flooding on Doty Avenue through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 |

    ... the height of the flash flood on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kaminsky) During Hurricane Irene in August 2011, Doty Avenue had serious flooding. Residents say the problem hasn't been fixed. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton ...


  12. Outdoors: On Killington Peak, finding calm among the crowdRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... statement. National Geographic can be forgiven for missing the Bucklin Trail. It took some heavy damage in Hurricane Irene, and its future was in doubt. Now, the three-mile trail is back and bustling, offering small samples of greater adventures. ...


  13. Executive Council OKs funds to keep state parks openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 |

    ... Emergency Management Agency funds for repairing damaged public property due to natural disasters, including Hurricane Irene. The fiscal committee had previously approved the items. [email protected]


  14. A radar refitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | The London Free Press

    A new weather radar system that had its first big test in 2011 when it tracked Hurricane Irene as it approached the North Carolina coast will soon be up and running in the London region. Hank Danizsewski reports.


  15. Curran Introduces Legislation to Give Foreclosure Relief to Superstorm Sandy VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 |

    Assemblyman Brian Curran today announced that he has introduced legislation to provide eligible homeowners in areas of New York State affected by Superstorm Sandy with more time to receive their entitled funds during foreclosure proceedings. Curran initiated this legislation because the Federal Emergency Management Agency and NY Rising, a reconstruction program for victims of Hurricane Irene and Sandy, have taken too long to provide initial, necessary or adequate awards to homeowners looking to rebuild their homes.


  16. 'Bringing Back the City' Exhibition Showcases NYC Transit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 |

    With its new exhibition, Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crisis, the New York Transit Museum delivers a fresh perspective on recent major ... , the New York Transit Museum delivers a fresh perspective on recent major events, including the attacks of September 11, the 2003 Northeast Blackout, the Blizzard of 2010, Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy . The exhibition opens Wednesday, September 30, at the museum's Downtown Brooklyn location.


  17. Pickers full of wares and antiquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... children on a farm in New York, where their little ones were taught to be self-sufficient, he said. After Hurricane Irene blew "their house to hell with its nine feet of surf," they ended up staying in the former storage unit for a while, Capt. Ron ...


  18. Hurricane Irene damage on Martling Avenue waits for fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 |

    A large collapsed section of pavement near one of the Martling Avenue entrances to Clove Lakes Park prompted someone to post a handwritten sign at the site recently, asking why the dangerous condition has not yet been repaired. "Structural issues at the entrance to Clove Lakes Park stem from damage initially sustained during Hurricane Irene," said Staten Island Borough Commissioner Lynda Ricciardone.


  19. When days are hotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Dirt Magazine

    ... Lake Road in Walpack Township, you'll be happy to know that the road has re-opened this season after Hurricane Irene's destruction. Both lakes are surrounded by forest, and the drive takes a bit of time, so you'll really feel like you're out there. ...


  20. Labor Day travel guide: Everything you need to know for the holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    ... stray showers Friday or Sunday, AccuWeather says. Folks enjoy the beach in Ocean City, Maryland, a day after Hurricane Irene left the area.PAUL CHAPLIN, The Patriot-News Here is the forecast for some favorite shore points. Ocean water temperatures ...