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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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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,...
  • Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday

    Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday
    Hurricane Irene has intensified to a strong Category 2 system, as it continues on a path toward the Bahamas. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 70 miles south-southeast of Grand Turk Island, moving west-northwest at 10 mph with...
  • Mostly sunny, good chance of storms

    Mostly sunny, good chance of storms
    Expect another typical South Florida day with lots of sun and heat and a good chance of storms. Tuesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper 70s. There is a...
  • Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state

    Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state
    Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
  • 5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane

    5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane
    Avoiding serious injuries should be paramount when faced with a hurricane or major storm – and protecting your eyes (and sight) should be on top of your list. That sounds like common sense but it can be a safety tip that is easy to forget when in...