Nearly 2 Million Homes, Businesses Still Without Power After East Coast Storm

VOA Nearly 2 million households and businesses remained without power Saturday on the U.S. East Coast after a heavy storm system brought rain, snow and hurricane-force winds to states from Maine, where the governor declared a state of emergency, all the
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US East Coast Shaking Off Massive Storm’s Effects

VOA News The U.S. government was closed Monday, and children in Washington, DC, got the day off from school, giving the city a chance to dig out and clean up from the record-breaking winter storm. Many Washington streets and highways were still snow-covered as the sun came up. The day off for (more...)

US East Coast Prepares for Major Snowstorm

VOA News Residents of the eastern United States are preparing for a major storm that threatens to dump as much as 60 centimeters of snow on Washington, D.C., the capital. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser Thursday declared a state of emergency ahead of the expected blizzard and issued a snow emergency that is (more...)

Snow Blower Safety Tips: Keep Best Practices In Mind This Winter

With winter snows arriving, homeowners, contractors, and business owners will again rely on their snow blowers to clear driveways and walks. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is offering tips for safe and correct use of snow blowers. “Your indispensable winter friend, the snow blower is ready to be powered up (more...)

City Of Philadelphia Announces Snow Emergency

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that a snow emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. For citizens, a snow emergency means all parked cars must be moved off snow emergency routes for plowing.  When relocating your car, park as far from the corner of the (more...)

PECO Restoring Service After Worst Storm in Company History

Crews working to restore service to approximately 623,000 customers PECO has actively been working to restore power to thousands of customers impacted by the winter storm, which brought a mix of snow, ice and freezing rain to the region. The storm caused extensive damage to trees, tree limbs (more...)

First Major Snowstorm Of 2014 in Philadelphia

A winter storm has blanketed parts of Canada and the north-eastern US, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, with up to 2ft (61cm) of snow. VOA News reported: "Residents in the northeastern United States are digging out their homes and vehicles after the first major snowstorm (more...)

A Large Winter Storm Has Blanketed The Philadelphia Area

The storm across the U.S. was leading to a " number of accidents, including a fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Morgantown that led to a series of fender-benders involving 50 cars that stranded some motorists for up to seven hours. More than two dozen (more...)

A Messy Winter Storm Is Moving Across Pennsylvania

Did you see what is going on outside? The heaviest rain occurs late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Right before Thanksgiving Day, one of the busiest travel times of the year! According to CBS News, "temperatures struggled to climb out of the 20s, and several cities in the (more...)

The Winter Storm Is Arriving In Pennsylvania

According to Fox News, "rain, strong wind gusts of up to 60 miles-per-hour and snow are all expected to be part of a storm set to arrive in our area overnight. Winter storm watches go in effect Wednesday afternoon for several counties, while a winter storm warning (more...)

Winter Storm Is Coming To Philadelphia

Did you buy shovels, sleds, skis or snow blowers? It is looks like we should use them on these weekend. According to news agencies, "impressive snowfall totals are likely with the Nor’easter heading here overnight and thru the morning hours on Friday." Friday will be rainy & windy, with a (more...)

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

A holiday spectacular unlike any other returns for its fifth year. Shown on the state-of-the-art Comcast Experience Video Wall at The Comcast Center, the Holiday Spectacular is filled with sights and sounds of the season. Since its debut in 2008, more than 500,000 people have experienced (more...)

The North-Eastern USA After Hurricane Sandy

Super-storm Sandy has devastated parts of the US east coast. According to the media, at least 40 people have been killed, millions are without power. New York is among the worst-hit, with flooding low-lying streets and wiping out power. 18 people have been killed In New York (more...)

PA: Snowfalls, Salt Solution & Pets

Wednesday was one of the first days of warm winter 2012 in Pennsylvania. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties in Pennsylvania and Maryland, according to CBS News. "Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while (more...)

Philadelphia and Suburbs Expect Snow on Saturday

If you haven’t unpack your warm winter clothes yet, it’s probably time to do so, as a cold air front is heading towards Philadelphia and its suburbs. This Saturday, as meteorologist are certain about, a storm system of some really cold air and rains would bring as much as 4-6” of (more...)

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