| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Louisiana and Mississippi officials conducted search-and-rescue missions Wednesday for residents stranded by Tropical Storm Isaac, which flooded highways and homes and pushed water over the top of a vital levee.
While Isaac lost its hurricane status...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:05 PM
This is one of the stranger sights you will ever see traveling through the state's inland landscape.
One moment you're walking along a path among towering oaks, past dried-up vernal pools and across a forest floor filled with ferns. And then you pass...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:36 AM
If you follow the weather at all, you've heard something about Hurricane Sandy. The wave turned quickly into a storm Monday and will likely strengthen into a hurricane today as it approaches Jamaica and Cuba.
The big question is where does Sandy go...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:46 AM
NASA has begun its latest hurricane science field campaign by flying an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean during a day-long flight from California to Virginia. With the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3)...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Pennsylvania has signed a one-year renewal of an agreement governing the management of water in the Delaware River, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today.
The renewal of the flexible flow management program, which was...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:55 AM
The Sea is My Brother: The Lost Novel by Jack Kerouac
Da Capo Press, 216 pages, $23
On the Road, the iconic novel by Jack Kerouac that has sent generations hitchhiking across America since its publication in 1957, is coming soon to a multiplex near...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A 70 year-old bicyclist takes on a 3,000 mile bike ride to raise money for a special education program.
Bicyclist Larry Emigh will be riding from Los Angeles to Boston, and made a stop in Abilene today.
Emigh's goal is to raise $250,000 for a program...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:26 PM
They were more than 800 miles apart: one volunteering in the Dominican Republic and the other doing the same in Palm Beach Gardens. They were in opposite settings: the former on a baseball field beneath the scorching sun and the latter inside Martin...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With Volusia County School canceling all extracurricular activities for Friday and Saturday because of Hurricane Sandy twirling in the Atlantic Ocean, the Five Star Conference cross country meet has been moved to Monday.
The move was confirmed by...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:51 PM
SANDY HOOK, NJ -- The news began breaking Monday evening, and local TV stations quickly had choppers hovering over the scene and "Breaking News" blaring across their screens in red letters.
A yacht with the memorable name of Blind Date had reportedly...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Pennsylvania remained in Hurricane Sandy's crosshairs Sunday, with forecasters predicting a one-two punch of wind and rain to start hitting the Lehigh Valley late tonight.
Although a degree of uncertainty remains about the storm's precise path, there...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
John Conser of Costa Mesa, a designer and builder of the Conser 47 catamaran, greeted David Pollitt, proud owner of the Conser 47, Shearwater, upon David's completion of a three-year, solo circumnavigation around the world.
"Congratulations, David, on...