List by Month: 10-2012

Power Outage Contact List, Maps

10.30.12 |

Pennsylvania: PPL: PPL: 1-800-342-5775 View outage map here.   First Energy (Met-Ed, Penelec, PennPower & WestPenn Power): 1-888-544-4877 View outage map here.   PECO: 1-800-841-4141 View outage map here.   Adams ...

Where Is Sandy Heading Next?

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you zoom in on this map, you can see where Sandy is by town and by time.   Map courtesy of MSNBC.

NY Spared Major Flooding; Rivers Rise In PA

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

This is a map of the flood stages of high rivers in Pennsylvania. You can click on the icons and watch a chart of the actual river heights throughout the ...

Updated List of Road Closures In Pennsylvania

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Berks County PA 10 between Printz Road and Zion Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed tree; PA 10 between Chestnut Hill Road and Weaver Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed utility; PA 12/Warren Street Bypass east ...

President: NY State of Emergency

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

President Obama declared a state of emergency for New York state and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Sandy. The action authorizes the Department of Homeland ...

Pennsylvania Gears Up For Massive Storm

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wants residents to be ready for Hurricane Sandy.  Corbett said the storm has potential to be historic in nature.  He said residents have to be prepared in the event there is major flooding and loss of ...

Frankenstorm Closes Wall Street

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq will be closed today due to Hurricane Sandy.  The NYSE had said it would still be open today to allow for electronic trading, but that all changed late Sunday with the decision to have no ...

Hurricane Sandy Takes Over Election

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Hurricane Sandy continues to re-write today's campaign schedule.  President Obama had already bailed out of two appearances, in Ohio and Virginia, when White House spokesman Jay Carney announced this morning that a rally planned in Orlando, ...

PA Implements Prison Reform

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New prison reform laws signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett are aimed at reducing costs at state penitentiaries and reducing recidivism. The crux of the bipartisan plan is to move inmates from state prisons to county lock-ups. On average, it ...

NY Special Session Would Include Ethics Reform

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says any special session held in Albany in the coming months is likely to involve talks about improving the state's ethics watchdog. Cuomo says reform of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics is an item that needs to ...

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