Are you storm ready? A little preparation can make the time you are without power, heat and hot water much easier. Here are some simple food ideas provided by registered dietitian Ana Zeller of Practical Nutrition to get you through the aftermath of a storm.
Volunteers The Red Cross said that people interested in volunteering or if that are in need call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). He said in regard to people looking to volunteer or donate, the Red Cross'
As power outages persist in Connecticut, people are picking up more and more ice to try to save perishables in freezers and fridges. The demand for ice from Burnside Ice Company started last week. Orders were flowing in, even before Hurricane Sandy.
After causing more than 40 deaths and power outages in the Caribbean, Tropical Storm Sandy is barreling toward the upper East Coast with the real possibility of regaining hurricane strength. Conditions surrounding the storm have led experts to predict it could become one of the worst on record.
Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall Monday night or early Tuesday, likely in New Jersey. It will tie up with other weather systems and form a so-called superstorm. Airlines have preemptively canceled thousands of flights in New York, Philadelphia, Washington and elsewhere. But the storm's affects are already being felt far away from the East Coast.
East Haven Mayor, Joseph Maturo, Jr., ordered a mandatory evacuation of various low-lying areas beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning. The evacuations are to be completed by 6 p.m. "The town has coordinated