Hurricane Irene

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Alleged Hurricane “Hype” Saved Lives

More than a week after the storm I’m still hearing people talk about how “the media” overreacted.


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Governor Chris Christie Announces Federal Disaster Aid Approved For All New Jersey Counties

Governor Christie announced Sunday that the federal government has approved disaster assistance for New Jersey residents impacted by Hurricane Irene in all 21 counties.


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Obama Signs Pennsylvania Disaster Declaration After Irene

Obama on Saturday ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts after the heavy winds, rain and flooding from Aug. 26 to Aug. 30.



Vacationers Head To The Jersey Shore After Last Weekend’s Hurricane

Businesses down the shore are hoping this weekend is nothing like last weekend when Hurricane Irene washed away visitors and profits.


Jersey Shore Ready For Post-Irene 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 with open wallets.



Pa. Governor Tom Corbett Requests Federal Aid For Irene

Gov. Tom Corbett has requested federal disaster aid to help the state recover from Hurricane Irene.


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New Jersey Police Warn Of Flood Zone Theft Attempts

Police in New Jersey are warning homeowners to be on guard against theft scams as the cleanup from Hurricane Irene continues.


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New Jersey Governor Christie Calls For Hearings On Utility Companies After Hurricane Irene

Gov. Chris Christie says the state Board of Public Utilities will hold hearings on the performance of New Jersey electric companies after Hurricane Irene.


Stigall Show Log 9.2.11

Chris discusses the decision to move his speech to a joint session of Congress to 7pm next Thursday, he talks to Chris Butler about the AT&T/T-Mobile merger and CBS 3’s Beasley Reese about the Eagles last pre-season game.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/02/2011

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FEMA Officials To Assess Irene Damage In Montgomery County

The damage assessments will have to eclipse the $2.3 million in order for the county to receive federal disaster assistance to help local governments with the cost of storm cleanup.



NJ Coast Guard Searching For Missing Sailor

The Coast Guard in New Jersey says it is trying to establish radio communication with a civilian sailor whose parents have been unable to contact him since Hurricane Irene passed through the area.


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IRS Giving Mini-Extension To Some Taxpayers In Areas Hit By Irene

The Internal Revenue Service has decided to cut taxpayers in certain New Jersey counties a break in filing their taxes and quarterly payments, because of Hurricane Irene.


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Lafayette Hill, Pa. Couple Dies In Maine After Losing Power From Irene

It appears the two were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator running in the basement of their vacation home.



Amtrak Gets More Trains Moving Following Irene

Travelers are having an easier time making it up and down the East coast as Amtrak gets more trains back on line following Hurricane Irene.


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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Post-Irene Whitewater Rafting in the Poconos

The more adventurous getaway seekers this weekend are looking forward to traditional whitewater rafting, now in faster-flowing mountain streams thanks to the passage of Hurricane Irene.