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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Highspire Police Hope to Stop Illegal Scrapping

    Highspire Police Hope to Stop Illegal Scrapping
    The current price of scrap metal is taking its toll in one Dauphin County town. Metal has become such a commodity for some – thieves are using brazen tactics to get their hands on the stuff. Thieves walked away with Ed Fritz’s air...
  • Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities

    Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities
    Trees are losing ground to pavement in many U.S. cities, Baltimore included, according to a new federal study. Tree cover in urban areas is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently...
  • Derry Township School To Start Reconstruction After Flooding

    Derry Township School To Start Reconstruction After Flooding
    It's been nearly six months since Tropical Storm Lee hit causing major flooding to parts of Dauphin County.  One of the hardest hit areas was Derry Township.  Some elementary school students have been in temporary classrooms, but not for much longer. 24...
  • Flood Homes May Be Demolished In Londonderry Township Via Grant Program

    Flood Homes May Be Demolished In Londonderry Township Via Grant Program
    Some homes in Dauphin County, hit hard by the flooding during Tropical Storm Lee, will be demolished. They are located along Swatara Creek in Londonderry Township and are deemed a safety hazard. "It's a beautiful place but I wouldn't blame people for...
  • A new champion grows in Baltimore

    A new champion grows in Baltimore
    There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple. Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
  • Hummelstown Hoss's Re-Opening After 2011 Flooding; Hiring 65 Workers

    Hummelstown Hoss's Re-Opening After 2011 Flooding; Hiring 65 Workers
    The Hummelstown Hoss's is Re-Opening this coming May 2012. The restaurant closed after floods from Tropical Storm Lee hit in September . Hoss's started their renovations back in November , and the restaurant has a tentative opening date of May 21....
  • Fruit growers fret over early spring

    Fruit growers fret over early spring
    Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm have donned their spring finery. The plum trees at the pick-your-own place in western Howard County sport brilliant white blossoms, while the peach trees are decked out in bright pink....
  • Volunteers Clean up Damage Left From Floods

    Volunteers Clean up Damage Left From Floods
    The aftermath of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee are still being felt in our area. That's why volunteers with the Lebanon County Disaster Recovery Group are coming together to help clean up and rebuild homes damaged during floods. Leaders with the...
  • Weather helps, hurts Chesapeake Bay grasses

    The protective underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have dropped to their lowest levels since 2006, according to the latest report from Maryland and Virginia scientists. The scientists from the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership, view the...
  • State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response

    State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response
    State lawmakers are calling for a deeper look into Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to Hurricane Irene, which left hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity — and ratepayers and public officials fuming about the utility's restoration...
  • American Red Cross shelters open during flood emergency

    American  Red Cross shelters open during flood emergency
    Unprecedented rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, following on the heels of Hurricane Irene ten days ago, has affected thousand of South Central Pennsylvania area residents. The Red Cross is ready with a hot meal, friendly people and a warm...