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The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that was felt in our area Aug. 23 didn't do a lot of damage, but it brings to light the need to be prepared in case of a natural disaster. Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Will you be prepared if...
The Baltimore SunYesterday there was a Wednesday mailbox post. Why was that? I blame it on 1) the effects of a magnitude-5.9 earthquake (4.7ish in these parts, according to this), 2) the effects of the Junk Food Social thrown by the Features Department 3) the inclusion...
As of the end of the week, we've been looking down the barrel of a powerful named storm, the kind that cause flooding, power outages and general mayhem in these parts. No one can predict what the storm named Irene has in store for Harford County. It may...
Although it rattled many New Yorkers for just a few seconds, one man has a momento from Tuesday's earthquake that will last for a lifetime. In a report that will most definitely be filed away in the "WTF" folder of 2011, a Brooklyn man paid a local...
A rare event for Somerset County is a relatively normal occurrence on the other side of the United States. On Tuesday Somerset County residents were busy telephoning each other to see if everyone was OK after the earthquake. Yes, for the first time...
Both of the pools at YMCA Hagerstown should reopen to swimmers later this week. Mike Flicek, executive director of YMCA Hagerstown at 1100 Eastern Blvd., said the facility's two pools were drained Aug. 21 for annual maintenance, but workers hit a snag...
Tags: Clubs and Associations
Some of us on the right are blaming Barack Obama for the hurricane that pounded the East Coast in recent days. As much as I hate to criticize those on my side, which is, except for this one occasion, always on the right side, I must say that is absurd....
Multimedia JournalistFranklin County Dispatchers say they receive countless amounts of calls that are non-emergency. During an emergency, everyone should know what number to call. But often what some people consider an emergency really isn't. Franklin County Communications...
An alert was lifted Wednesday for 15 residents in southern Washington County who have been boiling their water since Aug. 23, when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake damaged Brunswick's water system, city officials said. City Administrator Rick Weldon said...
Tags: Politics, Government, Public Officials
Daily American Staff WriterIndian Lake Borough residents received a scare last Friday when a strong afternoon storm caused the lake’s water level to rise between 12 and 18 inches. “The spillway sounded like Niagara Falls,” borough Councilman Paul Cornez said....
Tags: Weather, Natural Disasters, Disasters
A Dominion Virginia Power official says two nuclear reactors shut since the August 23rd earthquake in Virginia did not suffer functional damage and are ready to restart. David Heacock, President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Dominion Nuclear, said at a...
Many central Virginians near the epicenter of seismic activity since the initial August 23, 2011 magnitude 5.8 earthquake reported to CBS 6 feeling more shaking this weekend. The United States Geological Survey confirmed this Monday morning, with the...
Tags: U.S. Geological Survey
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 24, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| WPIX-LTV
Aug 25, 2011 |Column| Daily American
Aug 30, 2011 |Story| Herald Mail
Sep 1, 2011 |Column| Imperial Valley Press Online
Sep 4, 2011 |Story| WDBJ7
Sep 8, 2011 |Story| Herald Mail
Sep 16, 2011 |Story| Daily American
Oct 22, 2011 |Story| WDBJ7
Nov 21, 2011 |Story| WTVR-LTV
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