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Johnson City Commission to hold public hearing on 288-unit apartment rezoning | News

Date: 2021-09-14 23:04:54 Residents will be able to offer input this week on a rezoning that would allow the construction of a 288-unit apartment complex in north Johnson City. Johnson City commissioners will consider on second reading Thursday whether to rezone an 18-acre parcel at 1072 W. Oakland Ave. from B-4 (planned arterial business) to …

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City Council rolls over for de Blasio despite botched response to Hurricane Ida

Date: 2021-09-14 22:16:53 City Council members had few criticisms of the de Blasio administration’s botched response to Hurricane Ida on Tuesday, allowing the city’s claims that the devastating rain “was not forecast” to go unchecked at an oversight hearing despite the National Weather Service’s advance warning of heavy and dangerous flash floods. The NWS warned …

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Jacksonville city leaders working to safety-up retention ponds – Action News Jax

Date: 2021-09-14 20:50:32 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Councilmembers Ju’Coby Pittman and LeAnna Cumber are on a mission to stop the drownings of children in retention ponds. “One too many children drowning is way too much,” Pittman told Action News Jax. RELATED: ‘Beautiful but dangerous’: Neighbor says retention pond where girl died lacks safety On Tuesday, the …

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Flash flooding from Hurricane Ida claims nine lives across New York City and New Jersey as regions declare state of emergency

Date: 2021-09-02 07:11:23 Remnants of Hurricane Ida have claimed at least nine lives across New Jersey and New York City, where record-breaking rain flooded apartments and caused subway lines to suspend operations. Key points: Mayor Hector Lora said the body of an elderly man in his seventies was retrieved from floodwaters in Passaic, New Jersey …

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At least nine dead as storm’s remnants flood New York City, fill subways with water

Date: 2021-09-02 06:13:17 The remnants of Hurricane Ida have dumped historic rain over the the tri-state area of the United States, with at least nine deaths linked to flooding in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Basement apartments suddenly filled with water and freeways and boulevards turned into rivers, submerging cars. At least nine deaths …

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