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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Interactive map: Hurricane Irene's path

    Interactive map: Hurricane Irene's path
  • Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene; prepare with sandbags, kayaks

    Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene; prepare with sandbags, kayaks
    It was around dinnertime September 2003 when Hurricane Isabel wreaked havoc on the Chesapeake Bay, causing some of the worst flooding in 70 years. Waters reached up to eight feet above normal tides. Thousands had to be evacuated. Property damage...
  • Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities

    Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities
    If Hurricane Irene continues on its current path, air travelers with flights anywhere from Norfolk to New England should probably plan on staying put this weekend. Earlier this afternoon, both AirTran and Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at...
  • Hurricane planning? Remember the pets

    Hurricane planning? Remember the pets
    As Hurricane Irene approaches, it's important to keep pets in mind while planning for the storm -- or any other potential disasters. Maryland Emergency Management Agency is urging people to plan ahead for this weekend's potentially extreme weather event...
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees arrive in Baltimore area

    More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees arrive in Baltimore area
    More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees have arrived in the Baltimore area for temporary housing during Hurricane Irene, as part of the state's preparations for the storm. Six hundred foreign exchange students traveled in buses from Ocean City on Thursday...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • The Symphony of Construction

    ArtServe, which helps creative types develop the marketing and business skills they need to actually make a go of it as working artists, seemed as good a place as any to take the pulse of the art community. Also, as good a place as any to score free...
  • That Highlonesome Sound

    That Highlonesome Sound
    Noah Tyson of Highlonesome   The Poorhouse has been cleaned up for a few years now. Gone are the days when the women’s bathroom would leak foul-smelling water out onto the floor by the back bar. Indeed, the back bar itself is gone, replaced by a...
  • Bay Rivers District football teams feel Irene's impact

    The problem for New Kent High football coach Dan Rounds on Tuesday was too little water. Smithfield coach Tyris Hill might face a situation on Wednesday of too much water. Regardless, Rounds, Hill and other Bay Rivers District coaches returned to the...
  • Pupil goes against teacher Thursday night when Heritage faces Hampton

    Pupil goes against teacher Thursday night when Heritage faces Hampton
    Mike Smith has been Hampton's football coach the last 40 seasons. So we can guesstimate that he's had around 700 kids come through his program. George Massenburg, Class of 1997, is the first to try his hand against him. Massenburg, who was hired as...