| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Well, we still have no power...and we found out last night that our Halloween parades - at school and in town - are cancelled because of the downed trees and power lines in our area....a result of Hurricane Sandy. Town officials are trying to keep the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Last year, I did a Mommy Minute story about Bikes For Kids, a wonderful, local organization with a simple mission: all children deserve to enjoy a bicycle. In a crammed garage, a few guys refurbish used bikes for boys and girls in need. They are intense...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Florida has been clobbered by hurricanes more often in even years than odd; not such great news since this is 2014.
The state also has a tendency to be hit after long periods of tropical peace, and our last strike was eight years ago.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
With warm temperatures returning but not the sweltering summer heat just yet, it seems likely that for most Lake County residents, the only real weather concern these days is how often they can get outside to enjoy the picture-perfect conditions....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I repeat: I'm not a global warming believer. I'm not a global warming denier. I've long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know exactly...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Sharks (South Africa) beat the Hurricanes (New Zealand) 27-9 (halftime 10-6) in a Super Rugby match in Durban on Saturday.
Sharks - Tries: Willem Alberts, Lwazi Mvovo; Conversion: Pat Lambie; Penalties: Lambie (5)
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:04 PM
After dozens of nonsensical proposals to kill hurricanes with everything from nuclear bombs to cat litter, finally an idea that might work: Enormous wind turbines placed offshore from storm vulnerable cities.
But costs in the trillions and environmental...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The National Hurricane Center's cone of uncertainty will remain almost the same size during the 2014 storm season as it was in 2013.
However, the three- four- and five-day periods of the cone - intended to show the potential area that a storm could roam...
| Feb 24, 2014
— I repeat: I'm not a global warming believer. I'm not a global warming denier. I've long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report Monday blaming the sinking of the HMS Bounty on its captain for leaving New London and sailing into the heart of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
The 180-foot ship, originally built in 1962 for the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Hurricane Wilma blew through South Florida almost a decade ago, but local governments are still fighting over whether they'll have to forfeit millions of dollars in disaster assistance related to the storm.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency...