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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Gloucester schools, offices to close early on Friday

    As Hurricane Irene bears down on Hampton Roads, the Gloucester County Public School System will close early on Friday. In an email sent Thursday afternoon, Superintendent Ben Kiser made the announcement through an assistant. Here's other information in...
  • Thursday mailbox -- the Koodie reviews Gino's

    Thursday mailbox -- the Koodie reviews Gino's
    We were just not really sent a memo forbidding us to use Goodnight Irene in headlines. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing recommendations for residents in states that might be affected by Hurricane...
  • Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse

    Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better. Irene risksAdd to that the saturating rains we'...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Approaching Irene blows away area musical performances by Pat Benatar, Big Joe and the Dynaflows, others

    Approaching Irene blows away area musical performances by Pat Benatar, Big Joe and the Dynaflows, others
    Hurricane Irene hasn't reached Virginia's shores yet but she's already claimed a fair number of musical performances. Shows by Pat Benatar, Big Joe & the Dynaflows and Donavon Frankenreiter have been kicked to the curb. Here's the list as of 5 p.m....
  • Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic

    Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic
    Hurricane Irene is moving north-northeast across eastern North Carolina at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. At 2 p.m., Irene was about 45 miles west-northwest of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and about 96 miles south of Norfolk, Va. Because of...
  • Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number

    Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number
    Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan. And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible. "I really just...
  • Home Depot open 24 hours during Hurricane Irene

    Home Depot open 24 hours during Hurricane Irene
    Home Depot locations in Newport News, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake will stay open until Hurricane Irene passes, says store spokesman Steve Holmes. "It could even continue after the storm passes," Holmes said. Participating locations include: 325...
  • CNU unveils Freeman Center renovations, begins to install football lights

    When Jon Waters played basketball at Christopher Newport from 1988 to 1991, he never imagined anything like what he saw on Thursday. CNU officially unveiled its $26 million renovation of the Freeman Center, showing off 67,000 square feet of shininess,...
  • Baltimore now under Tropical Storm Warning

    From the Maryland Weather blog: Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North...
  • Report: Students stung by bees whisked by winds from Hurricane Irene

    These students got an unfortunate lesson about their ABC's — especially the Bees. Dozens of schoolchildren on recess at a Catholic school in Cocoa Beach on Thursday were bitten by a frantic swarm of insects, possibly ‘Africanized’...