Photo: , License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:30 10:35:13 Cindy Best surveys yard damage after a huge oak tree fell next to her 525 Summit Ave. home sparing the building. Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer (read more)
JESSUP – Hurricane Sandy kept the Emergency Control Center at Lackawanna County 911 dispatchers busy Monday. (read more)
We asked you to let us know what was going on in Northeast Pennsylvania during Superstorm Sandy, and we'd do the same. You happily obliged. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:29 17:38:23 DUNMORE - Bob Hassel's eyes flicked back and forth between his computer monitor, the television screen buzzing with storm images and an entire wall plastered in live camera feeds, visually combing the screens for flooding, downed trees, sparking power lines and accidents caused by the blustering winds and sleeting rain of the superstorm that began as Hurricane Sandy. (read more)
Scranton city offices are expected to be open today and garbage collection should occur as normal. However, there are closures and cancellations in the region include: (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:29 12:56:42 WILKES-BARRE - Charles Thomas figured the American Red Cross shelter at GAR Memorial Junior/Senior High School to be the safest place for him Monday as Hurricane Sandy began to deliver rain and high winds to Northeast Pennsylvania. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:28 20:52:02 Northeast Pennsylvania might avoid Hurricane Sandy’s worst rains, but it should still see a steady dose of strong winds until Wednesday, AccuWeather meteorologist Brian Edwards said. “It may not be quite as heavy as what we first initially had thought. The worst of it seems to be going south of you guys,” Mr. Edwards said. Winds are still gusting up to 30 mph at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and there is the potential for 50 to 60 mph winds, he said. (read more)
PITTSTON TWP. - Hundreds of passengers planning to depart from or arrive at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Monday had no such luck - and their travel plans could remain in limbo for the next few days. (read more)
As the superstorm that began as Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Monday evening, much of Northeast Pennsylvania appeared deserted as residents found shelter from the area's wind gusts, rising in strength throughout the night. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:29 01:07:25 Ros Atkins took his global debate show to Scranton on Monday, hoping to see the United States economy through the eyes of office workers and small-business owners. (read more)
Fury has a name, and this week, it is Sandy. When a tropical storm in the Atlantic Ocean reaches a sustained wind pattern of at least 39 miles per hour, meteorologists and the National Hurricane Center give it a name (one of 21 designated for the storm season each year). (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:10:29 16:15:58 Mark Krzan has always been interested in setting up his own weather station. The Jessup resident, 30, got his wish two weeks ago, just in time to track the development of a storm that's being pegged as once in a lifetime. (read more)