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Lockhaven Express

Flooding prompts emergency declaration in Centre County

BELLEFONTE — Wednesday’s heavy rains prompted the Centre County Board of Commissioners to approve a countywide declaration of disaster emergency because of flooding throughout the Centre Region. The declaration came during an emergency session on Thursday afternoon. “The heavy rains and flooding has endangered the health, safety and welfare of...
CENTRE COUNTY, PA
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antiguaobserver.com

Residents told to monitor Hurricane Sam

Residents are being advised to pay keen attention to Hurricane Sam which formed yesterday and is heading west towards the Caribbean. The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Office said rapid intensification is forecast to resume and Sam is likely to become a major hurricane by today. Meteorologist Dale Destin said yesterday...
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Plan Now To Protect Your Animals in a Disaster Scenario

It’s three o’clock in the morning and a piercing tone from your phone jolts you awake. Your heart pounds and your hands shake as the urgent message sinks in: A disaster is heading straight for your area, and it will hit within an hour. What should you do? Where should you go? Will your whole family—including your animal companions—make it through the emergency safely?
ANIMALS
Centre Daily

Centre County declares disaster emergency after heavy rain, flooding hits Penns Valley

Centre County is under a disaster emergency after heavy rains caused flooding and road closures in the Penns Valley area. Centre County Commissioners had an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon to approve a countywide declaration of disaster emergency due to localized flooding. The declaration states heavy rain and flooding has endangered the health, safety and welfare of “substantial number of persons residing in Centre County and threatens to create problems greater in scope than Centre County may be able to resolve.”
CENTRE COUNTY, PA
wabi.tv

Bangor Planning Board votes not to recommend emergency shelter zoning change

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - The Bangor Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday to not recommend a potential zoning change for future area emergency shelters. The change would have allowed for land in the Government & Institutional Services District to be used for emergency shelters. The board took public comment for the...
BANGOR, ME
KTVN.com

Domestic Violence Help: Safe Embrace

Regarding the Gaby Petito case, authorities confirmed Petito's death after identifying remains found in Wyoming as hers. Two weeks before Petito went missing someone reported a domestic violence situation in Utah while Brian Laundrie and Petito were on a road trip. The report said Laundrie had scratches on his face and a witness who called 911 informed the police Laundrie was slapping Petitio.
PUBLIC SAFETY
arcamax.com

Commentary: Should you stay or should you go? Plan now to protect your animals in both disaster scenarios

It’s three o’clock in the morning and a piercing tone from your phone jolts you awake. Your heart pounds and your hands shake as the urgent message sinks in: A disaster is heading straight for your area, and it will hit within an hour. What should you do? Where should you go? Will your whole family — including your animal companions — make it through the emergency safely?
ANIMALS
Kingsport Times-News

Plan now to protect your animals in a disaster scenario

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning, and a piercing tone from your phone jolts you awake. Your heart pounds and your hands shake as the urgent message sinks in: A disaster is heading straight for your area, and it will hit within an hour. What should you do? Where should you go? Will your whole family — including your animal companions — make it through the emergency safely?
ANIMALS
West Hawaii Today

Commentary: Should you stay or should you go? Plan now to protect your animals in both disaster scenarios

It’s three o’clock in the morning and a piercing tone from your phone jolts you awake. Your heart pounds and your hands shake as the urgent message sinks in: A disaster is heading straight for your area, and it will hit within an hour. What should you do? Where should you go? Will your whole family — including your animal companions — make it through the emergency safely?
ANIMALS
cumberlandcountync.gov

$34.7 Million Approved for ARP Short Term Goals

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners approved the recommended $34,690,000 worth of projects to support the short-term goals outlined by the County’s American Rescue Plan Committee. County Manager Amy Cannon presented the recommendations during a regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, Sept. 20. The County’s...
Arkansas Online

Firefighters work diligently to protect largest tree

THREE RIVERS, Calif. -- Crews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of ancient sequoias as they try to protect the world's largest tree. The National Weather Service issued a weather watch for critical fire conditions in the Sequoia National...
THREE RIVERS, CA
toledoparent.com

Metal for Meals during Hunger Action Month

The Toledo-based Kripke Enterprises, Inc.(KEI) was founded in 1993 and is the premier metal recycling facility in Northwest Ohio. Kripke is a family-owned business built on the mission of making the world a better place, with a strong commitment to serving the community through recycling, philanthropy, and community service. Now,...
TOLEDO, OH
Scranton Times

In Times of Need: Women's Resource Center

Who: For more than four decades, women, men and children of all ages have turned to the Women’s Resource Center when they need help the most. The Scranton-based organization has provided a wide range of services for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking in Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties. Those services include emergency shelters, safe housing, legal and support services, a crisis hotline, crisis counseling, community education and advocacy. The WRC has confidential locations, and people in need can call its hotline at 570-346-4671.
SCRANTON, PA
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