all stories tagged "Hurricane Irene"


Flooding
Bekah Holloway for Eco Politics Daily  |  November 23, 2011 12:12 PM | Comments
A new climate change report predicts that more frequent severe weather patterns threaten the water supply and may flood transit systems and submerge a third of city streets.
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Liza de Guia for Food Curated  |  October 5, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The rains are long gone and the flood waters have subsided but Tropical Storm Irene's impact in the dairy aisle has just begun.VIDEO
FEMA Irene
John Farley  |  September 7, 2011 12:55 PM | Comments
Heavy rains complicate disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey as Congress battles over the future of relief funding.VIDEO
Hurricane Irene: Tree down across the LIRR Montauk Branch near the Jackie Robinson Overpass. Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Francis Zaino.
John Lentz for The Capitol  |  September 7, 2011 10:37 AM | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has blasted the Long Island Power Authority for its frustratingly slow efforts to restore power after Tropical Storm Irene, but the governor hasn’t been so quick to exert his own power on the public authority. The Capitol reports.
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Orrin Pilkey, William Neal, Joseph Kelley and Andrew Cooper  |  September 2, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Hurricane Irene impacted beaches all along the Eastern Seaboard. Geologists explain what late season beachgoers can expect.
A restaurant in Paterson, N.J. flooded by the overflowing Passaic River on Aug. 30. On Wednesday, federal officials will survey the damage in New Jersey. AP/Julio Cortez.
John Farley  |  August 31, 2011 11:17 AM | Updated: Sept. 1, 10:53 AM | 63 Comments
Flooding from Tropical Storm Irene continues to affect Northern New Jersey. On Wednesday, the president declared New York and New Jersey disaster areas.
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Sam Lewis  |  August 30, 2011 3:24 PM | Updated: August 30 4:29 PM | 6 Comments
Here's what residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can do to make sure they receive fair treatment from their insurer.
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John Farley  |  August 29, 2011 3:03 PM | Updated: Aug. 30, 2011 9:10 PM | Comments
A look at how politicians, transit officials and Tri-State residents prepared for — and reacted to — hurricane-turned-tropical-storm Irene.
in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Karen Duffy  |  August 26, 2011 1:17 PM | 1 Comment
Karen Duffy, known as "Duff," isn't just a journalist, actor, model and bestselling-author. She's also a trained community emergency responder. Her advice? Create a kit, make a plan and stay informed.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  August 25, 2011 4:45 PM | Updated: Aug. 27, 2011 11:00 PM | 14 Comments

Mass transit across the New York City and New Jersey region shutdown at noon on Saturday. A tornado watch was also issued in the city.

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