| Dec 9, 2011
| 7:13 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:56 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:47 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:59 AM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:27 PM
There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train.
I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing Thursday morning on the topic of "Electric Reliability." The hearing comes months after Central PA was hit with three major weather events, Hurricane Irene in August, Tropical Storm Lee...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Baltimore Sun
As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more.
Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:53 AM
The bridge over Little Falls on Hicks-Wilson Road on the Monkton-White Hall line will be closed on Jan. 30 so crews can repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee last September.
Baltimore County crews will repair deteriorated abutments that were further...