Storm “Isaac”

(Claudia and Richard Launey board up their home in New Orleans ahead of Hurricane Isaac.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Red Cross Workers From Philadelphia Help Coordinate ‘Isaac’ Relief Effort

Volunteers from the Philadelphia area chapter are helping in efforts there, and the Red Cross is also reminding residents in our area about emergency preparedness for future mishaps, whenever they might occur.


(A woman enjoys a heavy rain in the Tampa area on Monday.   Credit:  Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

‘Isaac’ Forcing Diversion of Some Vacation Travelers

The looming storm Isaac comes at a bad time for the Gulf Coast, a holiday weekend that otherwise might be a big one for travel.