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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Bay's 'dead zone' smaller this year so far

    The "dead zone" that forms every spring in the Chesapeake Bay is smaller than average so far this year, state officials report. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved oxygen levels too low to be...
  • Different disasters

    It turns out the Harford County government has met the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold of $800,851.02 spent in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee to qualify for federal disaster aid. It's an odd number, but no one ever said federal...
  • Hundreds Gather to Help Save Speedwell Forge Lake

    Hundreds Gather to Help Save Speedwell Forge Lake
    Hundreds of Lancaster County residents gathered on Wednesday night meeting with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and state lawmaker’s to help save Speedwell Forge Lake. In October, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission drained the...
  • 2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene

    2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene
    So many storms, so few hits. That pretty much sums up the 2011 Atlantic storm season. Except one of those hits was Hurricane Irene, which triggered the worst flooding in decades in 10 states along the East Coast, including New York and New Jersey. The...
  • Derry Township Police Department Getting Life Back to Normal; Picking Up Pieces after Tropical Storm

    Derry Township Police Department Getting Life Back to Normal; Picking Up Pieces after Tropical Storm
    It's been two months since Tropical Storm Lee swept through Central Pennsylvania. The powerful storm killed several, displaced others, and left many with major cleanup efforts. Walls were ripped and tiles and carpet were pulled from the floor at the Derry...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania And National Crisis Counseling Toll-free Lines Established For Disaster Survivors

    Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania And National Crisis Counseling Toll-free Lines Established For Disaster Survivors
    Project Keystone, a federally funded crisis counseling program for survivors of Tropical Storm Lee, has initiated a toll-free-phone number for individuals emotionally affected by the disaster. The number is 1-855-789-7890. Project Keystone counseling...