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Monday, Aug 29, 2011

Irene Pummels Tri-State; Blackouts Linger

Irene Pummels Tri-State; Blackouts Linger

A weakened Hurricane Irene arrived in New York City Sunday morning as a tropical storm, lashing the tri-state with furious flooding rain and howling winds that toppled trees and caused hundreds of thousands...

Sunday, Aug 28, 2011

Surge Lifts Lifeguard Station

Surge Lifts Lifeguard Station

It's become the symbolic image of Irene hitting Long Island: the lifeguard station being carried by a surge of water and slamming into the boardwalk. Tom Llamas reports.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012
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By Edward Colby

Dramatic Photos: The Fury of Irene

The first hurricane to threaten the U.S. mainland in three years is a monster.View gallery

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Monday, Oct 17, 2011
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By Michael Clancy

Hurricane Irene: Your Photos of the Storm

Send us your photos and videos of Hurricane Irene. You can email...View gallery

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Saturday, Sep 3, 2011

Past Shows Feds Came Up Big for Upstate Disasters

Past Shows Feds Came Up Big for Upstate Disasters

If history is any indication, upstate New Yorkers slammed by Tropical Storm Irene may be able to draw some comfort by the federal and state response to the devastating 1998 ice storm.

Sunday, Sep 4, 2011

Obama to Tour NJ Hurricane Damage Today

Obama to Tour NJ Hurricane Damage Today

President Barack Obama will travel to New Jersey later this afternoon to survey damage from Hurricane Irene.

Saturday, Sep 3, 2011

Jersey Shore Ready for Holiday Weekend

Jersey Shore Ready for Holiday Weekend

A week after telling people — in some not very subtle terms — to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk...

Saturday, Sep 3, 2011

Man Arrested for Bomb Threat Against LIPA

Man Arrested for Bomb Threat Against LIPA

A Central Islip man was arrested at his home early Saturday for threatening to plant a bomb at a Long Island Power Authority station, police said.

Saturday, Sep 3, 2011

Lights Coming Back, But Anger Remains

Lights Coming Back, But Anger Remains

The number of New Yorkers without power following Tropical Storm Irene's punishing rains and wind continues to drop and power companies expect to get almost everybody back on line soon.

Friday, Sep 2, 2011

Watch Out for Mold After Irene

Watch Out for Mold After Irene

Mold growth is a huge concern after Irene -- and the first step to addressing it is getting the water out as quickly as possible. Dr. Jordan Josephson discusses how to guard against mold issues.

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