Hurricane Irene Cost Borgata Casino $10M In Lost RevenueHurricane Irene blew away $10 million in revenue at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
PECO Gets High Marks For Handling Storm OutagesThe chairman of the Public Utility Commission gives Pennsylvania utilities – and PECO in particular – high marks for its response to recent major storms.
Thousands Line Up In Philadelphia For Food StampsThousands of Philadelphia residents gathered in long lines, citywide, waiting hours outside of 12 County Assistance Offices, hoping to apply for relief following Hurricane Irene.
Pennsylvania Electric Companies To Attend Forum On Storm Planning & ResponsePennsylvania electric utilities hit by Hurricane Irene will appear before the Public Utility Commission next month to discuss their planning for, and response to, the storm.
Cherry Hill Gas Station Among 3 Accused Of Illegally Raising Price Ahead Of IreneThree New Jersey gas stations are accused of illegally raising prices in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Pennsylvania Offering Food Assistance For Flood VictimsPennsylvania is offering Disaster SNAP cards for those affected by the flooding. It would be enough for a one month food supply.
FEMA Opens Temporary Office In Philadelphia For Hurricane Irene ClaimsA disaster recovery center has opened in center city Philadelphia and will stay open, officials say, as long as necessary.
Montco, Delco Officials See Irene's Damage As Widespread, Lee's As Severe"We saw more flash flooding with Tropical Storm Lee," said a Montgomery County official. "With Hurricane Irene we saw more widespread flooding and flash flooding throughout most of the eastern section of the county."
Local Farmers Warn Of Possible Pumpkin Shortage This HalloweenStates in the northeast are facing a pumpkin shortage after Hurricane Irene destroyed hundreds of pumpkin patches in the region.
Kendrick Leads Phillies In 1st Game Of DoubleheaderKyle Kendrick threw five strong innings in the opener of a day-night doubleheader and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 3-1 Thursday, reducing the magic number for clinching their fifth straight NL East title to three.
Pa. Attorney General Sending Scam-Fighters Into Flood Ravaged AreasThe Pennsylvania attorney general’s office says its agents and investigators are now deployed in the Philadelphia region and other areas hit by recent storms, keeping an eye out for scammers and price gouging.
Pennsylvania Opens 7 Disaster Recovery Centers To Help Victims Of LeeTwenty-seven Pennsylvania counties are now covered by federal disaster declarations from recent floods. But most declarations involve damage either from Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee – not both.
Pennsylvania Officials Ramping Up War On Post-Flooding MosquitosGovernment workers have been out in force spraying for mosquitos across eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and with all the rainwater dumped by recent storms their job won't be ending anytime soon
Post-Hurricane Mold In Your HouseholdFlooding from the recent big storms, Lee and Irene, may have left behind a hidden problem: mold. Homeowners are being reminded to act quickly to prevent mold from growing inside their walls.
Residents Of Several Pennsylvania Towns Ordered To EvacuateIn Harrisburg, crews put sandbags around the governor's mansion as the Susquehanna, wide even on a normal day, spilled over its banks.