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"So Many Homes Demolished", Shickshinny Residents Remember Flood of 2011

SHICKSHINNY — When you look at the shopping plaza on Main Street in Shickshinny, it may be hard to imagine that in September 2011, flood water rose to the brim of the buildings. 267 more words


The Flood of 2011: Five Years Later

BLOOMSBURG — This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Flood of 2011.

“Very bad. You lose a lot of your furniture and things you can’t replace,” Joanne Hess said. 301 more words


Businesses Look Back at Flood of 2011

JENKINS TOWNSHIP — It has been five years since Tropical Storm Lee left its mark in Luzerne County.

Homes and businesses were destroyed after the Susquehanna River rose to a record 43 feet at Wilkes-Barre. 324 more words


West Pittston Library Bounces Back from 2011 Flood

WEST PITTSTON — It has been five years since the flood of 2011. Hundreds of homes and properties were damaged as flood waters quickly filled the streets. 245 more words


Senator Casey Visits Areas Damaged by Flood of 2011

WEST PITTSTON —┬áNext week marks five years since the flood of 2011. On Friday morning, U.S. Senator Bob Casey came to town to talk with flood victims and what it took to help them recover from the natural disaster from five years ago. 306 more words


After the Floods, Fighting to Stay Open

MIFFLINVILLE — Five years after flooding destroyed homes and businesses around our area, a golf course in Columbia County is fighting to stay open.

The owners of the place in Mifflinville blame the flooding and PennDOT for a slow recovery. 510 more words


Flood Insurance Rates Going Up

HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP — Homeowners with flood insurance are hearing two words they never want to hear: premium increases. However, that news comes with the possibility of financial assistance from the county. 387 more words