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Hurricane Irene

Extremes Makover

by Erin Pihlaja January 8, 2014

  Everyone is talking about the polar vortex right now, and while the buzz phrase doesn’t have a Twitter profile just yet, the whole topic of extreme weather was discussed at the Capitol on Tuesday (Dec. ...

The Unsinkable Burger Stand

by B.A. Nilsson April 4, 2012

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Jumpin’ Jack’s Drive-In, Collins Park, 393-6101, jumpinjacksdriveininc.com. Serving daily 11-9:30. AE, MC, V. Cuisine: burgers and fries Entrée price range: Do you care? All right: $2 (hot dog) to $9.50 (shrimp dinner) Ambiance: al fresco   Among the horrifying images ...

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Forces of Nature

by The Staff December 30, 2011

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On Aug. 28, Tropical Storm Irene soaked upstate New York with record rainfall, causing extensive flooding and damage across a wide swath of the state including the Catskills, Schoharie County, the Adirondacks and the immediate ...

Restoration Festival

by Josh Potter August 31, 2011

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Saturday “Goodnight Irene” was on the lips of many a Northeastern performer Saturday night, not the least of whom was John McCauley (pictured), whose band Deer Tick closed out Saturday’s lineup at the second annual Restoration ...

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We’ll See Irene Again

by Miriam Axel-Lute August 31, 2011

  I used to quip that here in the Northeast, our natural disaster danger was Lyme disease. I guess that line gets retired as of this year. Especially since our region and our neighboring regions are focused ...