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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Virginia: 64 weather records broken in 2011, report says

    Virginia: 64 weather records broken in 2011, report says
    At least 64 weather records were broken in Virginia in 2011, according to a study released Dec. 8 by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The international nonprofit, which works to protect the environment and public health, counted 32 rainfall...
  • Driven by disaster

    Driven by disaster
    Last Feb. 27, Project: Prom Dress raised $4,000 to benefit the American Red Cross in Howard County. The next day, a fire swept through an apartment complex in Columbia and, just like that, the funds were completely spent on the four families displaced...
  • Newport News homeless shelter offers shelter, aid, hope for 10 years

    The invitation to Sunday dinner twisted her stomach into knots. She knew the doors at Menchville House locked early on Sundays, and she was supposed to cook the house meal that night. But she couldn't turn down her daughter. As the burgers sizzled, Cheryl...
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  • BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays

    BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays
    Mr. and Mrs. Paws were left in a box Wednesday night outside Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. The black-and-white kittens, just 6 weeks old, aren't ready to be adopted — but through a new program, someone can give the squirmy pair a home...
  • Susquehanna grasses weathered storms

    Susquehanna grasses weathered storms
    A bit of good news - the vast, grassy Susquehanna Flats apparently weathered Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in good shape. Scientists conducting their annual checkup of the bay's underwater grasses found the lush bed at the mouth of the...
  • Using music to unite

    Using music to unite
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jerry Berkowitz, cantor at Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors. Q: How do you work out your official positions at one synagogue while serving as cantor at...
  • Perry Hall: Finding Noelle would make a joyful Noel for N.J. priest

    After nearly four long months, the Rev. Lou Scurti, of New Jersey, continues his long-distance search for his beloved dog, "Noelle", the white dog lost in White Marsh. If you recall my September column, Noelle ran in fright after being in a car that was...
  • Hurricane Irene didn't stir up too much trouble in Chesapeake Bay, scientists say

    Scientists say the huge sediment plume that lumbered down Chesapeake Bay following Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee didn’t cause the widespread damage they feared. The Susquehanna Flats, a circular area where the Susquehanna River meets the...
  • Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year. For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
  • Storms may have killed off many stink bugs

    Storms may have killed off many stink bugs
    The combined fury of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may have drowned much of the region's stink bug population, but scientists are still hesitant to say that homeowners will see fewer of them when the weather warms. Scientists say something...