Category: Northeast

With Records Poised to Fall, City Folk Flee Heat If They Can

PROMISED LAND, Pa.—It’s not exactly flowing with milk and honey—just ask the area’s struggling black bears—but Promised Land offered respite Sunday for city folks in the Northeast trying to escape a nearly weeklong hot spell that only threatened to intensify. Those with the resources fled to pools, beaches, and higher elevations like Promised Land State…


As Heat Records Fall in Northeast, Some City Dwellers Flee

PROMISED LAND, Pa.—It’s not exactly flowing with milk and honey—just ask the area’s struggling black bears—but Promised Land offered respite Sunday for city folks in the Northeast trying to escape a nearly weeklong hot spell that only threatened to intensify. Those with the resources fled to pools, beaches and higher elevations like Promised Land State…


Brrr! Some Schools Close as Extreme Cold Grips US Northeast

BOSTON—A mass of arctic air swept into the Northeast on Tuesday, bringing bone-chilling sub-zero temperatures and closing schools across the region for the second time in less than a week. Schools in Massachusetts three largest cities—Boston, Worcester, and Springfield—canceled classes, saying they did not want children standing outside for extended periods of time waiting for…


Northeast Locations Absent in America’s Top 10 Commercial Office Markets

New York, Boston, Providence, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. are among the largest cities in the Northeast, with a plethora of towering office buildings populating their skylines. Ironically though, none of these locations are listed in the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Top 10 Commercial Office Markets for the third quarter of 2021. Instead, the South…


Death Toll Tops 40 After Ida’s Remnants Blindside Northeast

NEW YORK—A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage, and continuing calls for rescue Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning more than 40 people in their homes and cars. In a region that had been warned about potentially deadly flash flooding…


At Least 45 Dead After Ida’s Remnants Blindside Northeast

NEW YORK—A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage, and continuing calls for rescue Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning more than 40 people in their homes and cars. In a region that had been warned about potentially deadly flash flooding…


At Least 14 Dead After Ida’s Remnants Hit Northeast

NEW YORK—The remnants of Hurricane Ida inundated large swaths of the northeastern U.S. with historic and unanticipated fury Wednesday night, killing at least 14 people in flooding in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as basement apartments suddenly filled with water, rivers, and creeks swelled to record levels and roadways turned into car-swallowing canals. Eight…


Hurricane Henri Closes in on Northeast as Millions Brace for Severe Weather

Hurricane Henri maintained hurricane strength overnight and sped up its movement northward slightly, and is now likely headed for landfall somewhere between southern New England and Long Island late Sunday morning. Models project the eye of the storm will pass just off the eastern tip of Long Island by midday. The track of Hurricane Henri shifted…


Henri Weakens to Tropical Storm Ahead of Northeast Landfall as Millions Brace for Severe Weather

Hurricane Henri maintained hurricane strength overnight and sped up its movement northward slightly, and is now likely headed for landfall somewhere between southern New England and Long Island late Sunday morning. Models project the eye of the storm will pass just off the eastern tip of Long Island by midday. The track of Hurricane Henri shifted…


Henri Becomes a Hurricane as It Moves Toward the Northeast

PLYMOUTH, Mass.—The urgency of preparations for a monster storm hitting parts of the Northeast became a priority Saturday when Henri was promoted to a hurricane as the tropical system moved closer to landfall, expected to hit Long Island and Connecticut first. The National Hurricane Center said late Saturday morning that a hurricane warning for the…