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5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Editorial: Communities seek power over power

There are many ways for Gov. Cuomo to promote his new prize competition, a $40 million contest to inspire businesses and utilities to work on ways to generate and distribute power more locally in something called "microgrids."


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Environment, Science, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

$13M grant will replace bridge over Rte. 211, not just repair it

The announcement the other day that a $13.7 million federal grant would be used to strengthen the Route 211 bridge over the Wallkill River was a bit of an understatement.


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14 hrs ago |

Woodland Park council eager to see Peckman plan come to fruition

"The local flood board, consisting of Woodland Park, Little Falls and Cedar Grove, also have a plan with regard to the Peckman River and we believe they're in the process of putting together a hybrid plan," Kazmark said.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Little Falls, NJ, Cedar Grove, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Paterson, NJ, West Paterson, NJ

18 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Cuomo dedicates new firehouse in Upper Jay

Three years ago, Hurricane Irene ripped through the New York's eastern Adirondacks destroying roads, homes, and the fire station in the town of Jay.


Related Topix: Upper-Jay, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Homeowners continue rebuilding three years after Hurricane Irene

Diane Clark says the roof of her mobile home was completely blown off as Hurricane Irene passed through Eastern Carolina causing millions of dollars in damages.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather


Arthur vs Irene: How two landfalling hurricanes stack up

Only two hurricanes have made landfall in North Carolina in the last three years, Hurricane Arthur and Hurricane Irene.


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

The Jersey Journal

Three years after Irene, Cranford officials say catastrophic flood could happen again

CRANFORD - On Aug. 27, 2011, water from the Rahway River surged onto Cranford's streets, flooding homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing some residents to evacuate by boat.


Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Garwood, NJ, Union County, NJ

Times Herald-Record

Rep. Maloney to make announcement regarding Hurricane Irene Thursday

U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will be in Middletown Thursday morning to make an announcement regarding the Hudson Valley in the wake of Hurricane Irene.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Middletown, NY


Hurricane Irene: Three year anniversary

The storm was one of the most powerful to sweep through the region in years, and eastern Carolina hasn't seen a storm come close to her power since.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Ocracoke, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

On this day: August 27

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.


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

The Item

Passaic County Sheriff's Office obtains five flood-rescue vehicles from military

As law enforcement agencies across the country face questions about acquiring powerful military surplus equipment, including tanks, armored personnel carriers and silencers, the Passaic County Sheriff's Office has taken a decidedly more peaceful route - five flood-rescue vehicles to forge water more than two feet deep.


Related Topix: Passaic County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Thetelegraphand Argus

HMS Argyll delivers a helping hand

HMS Argyll has been working its way through the Caribbean undertaking community projects on nearly every island it has visited.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

How To Financially Handle Catastrophes

We are smack in the middle of hurricane season. The Hurricane Center is forecasting a below-normal season meaning fewer hurricanes.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Tax, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Emergency Operations Center renovations help prepare for disasters

Whenever there's an emergency in Salem County and officials need to coordinate the best way to handle it, they call the Emergency Operations Center into action.


Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Buxton beach work to help N.C. 12

Dare County agreed to expand 2 miles of receding shoreline at the north end of Buxton, not far from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.


Related Topix: Buxton, NC, Dare County, NC, Hatteras, NC, Hurricane, Weather

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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


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

Hispanic Business

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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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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