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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 Ali Hibbs August 31, 2011


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 ...


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 ...