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Floods and Flooding

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  • Harwood Heights Village Board briefs: New stop signs coming on Olcott Avenue

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Harwood Heights Village Board meeting on Feb. 12. New stop signs to appear on Olcott Avenue Harwood Heights officials will add new stop signs north and southbound on Olcott Avenue and...
  • Winter storm brings flash flood warnings across Southern California

    Winter storm brings flash flood warnings across Southern California
    A low-pressure cold front sweeping through Southern California on Sunday night is bringing moderate to heavy rainfall, and those living in burn areas and at higher elevations could see treacherous weather conditions. Around 10:22 p.m., the National...
  • Riverwoods nears $3 million Village Hall renovation

    Riverwoods nears $3 million Village Hall renovation
    First, he took a look around Riverwoods Village Hall. Then Riverwoods Mayor John Norris considered the Americans with Disabilities Act, state and local fire codes and his own building department's ordinances. "You name it, we violate it," he said....
  • Saucon Valley Manor in Hellertown evacuated when frozen pipe springs big leak

    Saucon Valley Manor in Hellertown evacuated when frozen pipe springs big leak
    A frozen water pipe snapped open Friday night at Saucon Valley Manor in Hellertown, flooding part of a building and chasing 15 residents from their rooms. "It was a sprinkler pipe in the ceiling," said Abe Atiyeh, landlord of Saucon Valley Manor. "It...
  • Broken water pipe causes flooding in Delaware movie theater

    A broken water pope caused flooding and forced the evacuation of a new movie theater at Christiana Mall. WDEL Radio (http://bit.ly/1zvItPq ) reports the movie theater was evacuated Friday evening after the broken pipe was discovered. Fire officials...
  • U.S. Senators Want Sandy Probe In New Jersey Too

    TRENTON, N.J .— New Jersey's U.S. senators want the state attorney general's office to investigate possible fraud by insurance companies following storm Sandy. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker on Thursday sent a letter asked acting Attorney...
  • Subs, drones part of South Florida flood-control plans

    Subs, drones part of South Florida flood-control plans
    Jaws emerge through murky waters, clamping down on an underwater photographer sent into a South Florida canal's unseen dangers. Yet the alligator bite doesn't affect this remote controlled, mini submarine, deployed by the South Florida Water Management...
  • AP-NC--KAKQ-NC Flood Warning (for forecast points), NC

    BULLETIN 000 FGUS51 KAKQ 191535 RVDAKQ VAZ047>048-060>062-068>071-079>081-087>088-092>093-096-NCZ013>014- 030-201535- DAILY RIVER AND LAKE SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA 1035 AM EST THU FEB 19 2015 A brief period of...
  • Park Ridge aldermanic candidates weigh in on flood-control

    Candidates running for alderman in two contested Park Ridge wards April 7 recently answered questions related to flood-mitigation and how the current city administration has addressed the issue. The following are the candidates' responses. How should...
  • EXCHANGE: Nippersink Creek restoration to address flooding

    Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed. The roots of the prairie grasses were the only thing that kept the dirt from tumbling into the creek. But eventually the roots will...
  • Pa. movie theater reopens after lobby is flooded

    A northeastern Pennsylvania movie theater has reopened two days after its foyer and ticket lobby were flooded by a broken fire suppression sprinkler. The 20-screen Cinemark theater in Moosic was back in business Wednesday after a flood fire officials say...