While everyone else stayed indoors to escape torrential rain and gusting winds of Tropical Storm Ida, Skippack-based state police said a thief used the bad weather as cover to steal a catalytic converter.
Need financial or other assistance in recovering from property damage by Tropical Storm Ida? The government is opening registration centers beginning Friday in Oaks, King of Prussia, and Collegeville.
There's a Friday deadline to apply to Montgomery County for assistance in dealing with Tropical Storm Ida damage clean-ups. If you need help, don't wait; call now. Your time's running out.
PECO Energy and its corporate parent, Exelon, said Tuesday they were donating a total of $250,000 to local and regional non-profits that continue to provide post-Ida assistance in Montgomery and four other counties.
Montgomery County, in updating a 5-year plan, is asking the public to take a short survey on hazard mitigation. A recent hazard may immediately come to mind. The plan is important to obtain future federal and state funding whenever disaster strikes.
Advocates of riparian buffers - trees and other plantings near stream and creek beds - say they could help reduce flooding impacts like those created last week by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ida.
Montgomery County residents whose properties were damaged by Ida, and who hope to receive help beyond insurance coverage, need to make county and local governments aware of their problems.
Montgomery County plans to provide its residents with access to local, county, and state non-profits, agencies, and officials who may be able to provide assistance in recovering from Tropical Storm Ida