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14 hrs ago | Ecology Global Network

Shifting Ecologies - Environmental Art Exhibit - Part 3

Over the course of 5 galleries we will offer the work of 58 artists encompassing the complete exhibition, which offers an insightful survey of how artists today are expressing their relationship with our current ecological landscape.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, World News, China, Flood

18 hrs ago | WCTI

Flooding shuts down major highway

Parts of Eastern Carolina can expect much more rain possibly into the weekend. Morehead City and other parts of Carteret County had flooding from Thursday's storms that caused part of Highway 70 to shut down.


Related Topix: Morehead City, NC, Weather, Carteret County, NC, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Disaster Recovery and Data Security Excellence Propel eMazzanti to...

For the fifth year in a row, Inc. magazine has ranked eMazzanti Technologies among the top fastest growing private companies in America in its annual Inc. 5000 list.


Related Topix: Computers, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Lakehurst, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times-Tribune

FEMA halts flood assistance for properties with gas leases

In fall 2011, about a month after the flooded Meshoppen Creek spilled over its banks and into their basement, Pete and Sharon Morgan applied for federal flood assistance to help them move out of their home.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lou Barletta, Wyoming County, PA, Tunkhannock, PA, Hurricane, Weather


Third Anniversary Of Hurricane Irene, Homes Still Being Rebuilt

Wednesday marks the third anniversary of when Hurricane Irene formed off out coast with a path heading straight for the east.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Bern, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014


High-altitude Balloons Give Students and Entrepreneurs a Way to...

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US aerospace start-up, Rockzip Highballoons, in just 6 days has raised over 30% of the needed $15,000 from 125 crowdfunding backers to commercialize its first model of highballoons to be commissioned as floating space satellites.


Related Topix: Michigan City, IN, Science / Technology, NASA, Hurricane, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hightstown abandons hope for borough hall destroyed by Hurricane Irene

Mayor Steve Kirson and council members today agreed to abandon any attempt to rebuild or renovate the borough's headquarters in the downtown area, losing claim to Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursements that require construction to occur on the same North Main Street site.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, FEMA, US News

Hurricane Preparedness Taken To Heart By Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association brushed up on hurricane preparedness at a recent Hurricane Seminar hosted by Town of Oyster Bay.


Related Topix: Nassau, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Nassau County, NY, Albertson, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces $190 Million for Affordable Housing

August 18, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $190 million for both building and preserving affordable housing, available by application to eligible organizations with shovel-ready projects.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, Hurricane, Weather

Evening Sun

Everyday Hero: Hanover woman encourages volunteerism

Peg Sennett, 72, of Hanover, takes a break from painting a deck during a home restoration in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in May 2012 after Hurricane Irene damaged the coastal area.


Related Topix: Hanover, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Somerset County, PA

City Limits

Tree Pruning Problems: Some Species Are Special Risks

Damage from Hurricane Irene in the Bronx. Very few new trees were affected by the storm, but older trees suffered and caused damaged.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather


Charles Street Bridge in Adams Will Be...

Hurricane Irene in 2011 washed out the bridge, and while it wasn't completely destroyed, the town was not sure if they wanted to fix it.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Maryland Gazette

Silopanna Festival brings big headliners, 'chill' vibe

Free yoga classes at the 2014 Silopanna Festival started out slowly. At noon, there were 11 people participating.


Related Topix: Yoga, Fitness, Anne Arundel County, MD, Crownsville, MD, Severna Park, MD, The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, Hurricane, Weather

The Jersey Journal

Chris Christie advises N.J. Shore-goers should stay the hell on the beach

ASBURY PARK - Gov. Chris Christie yesterday sent a very different message to beachgoers in Asbury Park than the one he delivered a few years back as Hurricane Irene approached.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, Asbury Park, NJ, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Allegheny County Water Rescue Team is Top in Pa.

Aug. 14--Their work is highly visible: Recovering three bodies in the Allegheny River within a month, dousing boat fires, containing an oil slick and saving stranded motorists in a flash flood.


Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Pennsylvania, Hurricane, Blawnox, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald

Crab season a bit pinched in Delaware, Maryland

Brandon Allen unload blue crabs before putting them on ice Thursday morning at Feby's Fishery in Wilmington.


Related Topix: Wilmington, DE, Hurricane, Weather

Christian Science Monitor

Heavy rain and floods: The 'new normal' with climate change?

Mark Chapman of Madison Heights, Mich., tosses ruined items from his family's flooded basement to the curb outside their home.


Related Topix: Weather, Illinois, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News

Ridgewood council weighs costs of turf versus grass

According to Village Manager Roberta Sonenfeld, an estimated $121,500 was spent maintaining the turf on Maple Field during an eight-year period from 2006 to 2014.


Related Topix: Amityville, NY, Weather, Hurricane

Ridgewood resident's monitoring of brook helps village locate issue

Ridgewood resident Doug Goodell has become a trusted advisor to the village on flooding in the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook, frequently visiting the gauge station on Franklin Turnpike to document the water level.


Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Weather, Hurricane, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ