PEARL RIVER, NY March 6, 2013 1 p.m. — O&R has declared a company-wide Storm Watch today in anticipation of a significant storm system’s hitting the region today and continuing through Thursday into Friday. Local weather forecasters are predicting heavy rain, changing to snow and high winds for today through Friday. O&R Emergency Response Operations […]

Seven Deadly Winds

Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans on 7th anniversary of Katrina BY JACQUELINE PARKER Just as the restored New Orleans was ready to settle down, Hurricane Isaac landed in their backyard on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, August 29. Hurricane Isaac was officially changed to a Category 1 storm Monday afternoon and about 75 percent […]

Tree Falls During Storm, Near Miss for Nanuet Woman

BY SARA GILBERT On Wednesday, August 1, Anita Rossi was on the phone with her pastor’s wife around 2 p.m. when a severe thunderstorm hit, sending a large tree crashing down onto her second floor apartment in the Normandy Village complex in Nanuet. She wasn’t badly injured, but was definitely hit by the tree and […]