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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • FEMA: More Than $383.4 Million in Disaster Aid Approved

    FEMA:  More Than $383.4 Million in Disaster Aid Approved
    With the deadline to apply for disaster assistance less than one week away, federal assistance to Pennsylvanians who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee stands at $383.4 million. This represents disaster aid to applicants, insurance...
  • 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...
  • Lebanon County First Responders Honored

    Lebanon County First Responders Honored
    Close to 450 Lebanon County First Responders were honored Tuesday night for their heroic efforts during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The Wenger Foundation, Tuesday evening, hosted an appreciation dinner for nearly 450 Lebanon County First...
  • 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...
  • Today is the final day to apply for disaster assistance

    Today is the final day to apply for disaster assistance
    Today is the final day to apply for FEMA assistance if you had damage to your property caused by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. Today is also the last day to apply for a US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan. To register or check the...
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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...
  • Pennsylvanians receiving $420 million in disaster aid

    Pennsylvanians receiving $420 million in disaster aid
    Pennsylvanians were approved for $420 million in disaster aid, but that figure will increase as pending applications continue to be processed, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency...
  • 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...