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9 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Wyckoff Road reconstruction resumes after four yearsWyckoff Road...

Wyckoff Road between Route 33 and 34 in Wall-What's going on there? This small but busy connector road between Route 33 and 34 has been under construction since summer 2010.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Amish changes; concession cart; Dom Galle bullet; BEN Column, July 27, first update

The column that says Norma DeNoble has more energy in her little finger than most peopled have in their whole body, and that's why Friends of the Bridgeton Library is so successful, even though most of them don't live in the city, but what difference does that make, because they put the new roof on, didn't they? "What washed away 1000' of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Norma, NJ, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Millville, NJ, Weather, Cumberland County, NJ

23 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Report: Farm runoff might be sabotaging Chesapeake Bay's 'pollution diet'

A satellite photo from September 2011 shows plumes of sediment flowing from tributaries following torrential rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Hurricane, Weather, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sun Journal

Volunteers come to rescue of historical Pamlico County deed books

Historic Pamlico deed books, dating from the county's inception in 1872 and up to 1970, were endangered from hurricane damage before members of the Pamlico County Friends of the Library and Pamlico County Historical Association stepped up.

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Related Topix: Pamlico County, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Grantsboro, NC

New York Post

The detective who saves NYC from swarms of bees

Fifty-miles-per-hour winds ripped through Fort Greene Park as Detective Specialist Anthony Planakis looked up at the tree in front of him.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Astoria, NY, Rego-Park, NY, Life, Food, Honey, Entomology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Discussion of $25 Million in Storm Recovery Funds July 30 in Clarkstown

Residents of Clarkstown are encouraged to attend a public engagement meeting July 30 to learn about the state-sponsored New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New City, NY

Times Herald-Record

Moffat Library to be renovated for '16

Passers-by may think all's quiet at the deserted Moffat Library, but library officials are quickening their efforts to return to their historic home.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Hurricane, Weather, Campbell Hall, NY, Washingtonville, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Windsor Assistant Town Manager Leaving For Washington State Job

When Emily Moon started checking out Windsor as a possible place to work and live eight years ago, she got a good feeling about the town.

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Related Topix: Windsor, CT, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ulster County emergency chief retiring

Art Snyder, head of Ulster County's Office of Emergency Communications and Emergency Management, is retiring, according to the Ulster County executive's office.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Jul 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

PSE&G to Upgrade Gas Facilities in North Caldwell

PSE&G has announced that they will begin work in North Caldwell to upgrade gas facilities.

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Related Topix: North Caldwell, NJ, Weather, Hurricane

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

PSE&G Plans Gas Line Upgrades in North Caldwell

PSE&G will begin upgrading North Caldwell's gas facilities next week as part of the Energy String program.

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Related Topix: North Caldwell, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Totowa, NJ, Weather, Hurricane

Albany Times Union

Cuomo confidant advised AG's probe, mortgage industry

Howard Glaser, director of state operations and senior policy adviser to Governor Andrew Cuomo, addresses members of the media at the Capitol on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 in Albany, NY.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Acappella Alpaca Farm in Hollis has newborns, open house planned for July 26

IRENE LABOMBARDE photo Almost all of the alpacas born on Acappella Farm have musical names, with the exception of this one, who was overdue, and waited until the middle of Hurricane Irene in 2011 to make her arrival.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Patch.com

New York League of Conservative Voters Unveils 'Blueprint for a Greener Westchester County'

The following is a press release from the New York League of Conservative Voters -- NEW YORK --- Westchester County experienced substantial devastation as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

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Related Topix: The Blueprint, Hip-Hop, New York, Hurricane, Weather

The Citizens' Voice

Hail the size of lemons pelted crops and livestock in July, 1919

Historically, the Back Mountain seems to get hit harder by extreme weather than the valley.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Agriculture, Natural Disasters, Science, Back Mountain, PA, Weather, Hurricane, Lehman, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Secaucus to erect 1,000-foot flood barrier near high school

Town officials plan to erect a 1,000-foot concrete barrier along the northern edge of the high school in the coming weeks to prevent catastrophic flooding following downpours like Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene.

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Related Topix: Secaucus, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Journal

Pamlico Habitat family overcomes a decade of obstacles

Habitat for Humanity of Pamlico County's newest planning home is in a flood plain on White Farm Road.

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Related Topix: Pamlico County, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, New Bern, NC, Oriental, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Agriculture commissioner assesses farm damage left by tornado

A victim of severe weather himself, state Department of Agriculture & Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball said he had to show Daniel O'Brien's family his support.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Schoharie, NY, Hurricane

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ElectricNet

Met-Ed Constructs New Transmission Line, Rebuilds Another, To Enhance ...

As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Metropolitan Edison Company is completing work on a new 69-kilovolt transmission line, and rebuilding another, that connect substations between Reading and Muhlenberg Township in Berks County.

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

The Jersey Journal

Springfield residents, others oppose plans to re-zone land, cite environmental concerns

SPRINGFIELD - The Zoning Board of Adjustment will hear an application by the Board of Education to rezone the 9.6 acres of land near Tree Top Drive into four lots at their Tuesday, July 15. The zoning change would take the 9.6 acres, which are zoned open space, government use, and divide the property into three lots and a cul-de-sac which would ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Cranford, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

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