CINCINNATI (AP) - Much of Ohio is returning to normal as power companies work to restore electricity by the end of the weekend to the remaining 347,000 homes and businesses left in the dark by the remnantsFull Story >
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - At least three people were killed by toppled trees and more than a million homes and businesses lost power as the remnants of Hurricane Ike blew through Ohio on Sunday.
A fallingFull Story >
Butler County Water and Sewer Department (BCWS), formerly Butler County Department of Environmental Services, has lifted its request for voluntary water conservation. Customers can now use water in a normalFull Story >
The Clermont County Northeast School District has opened Clermont Northeast High School for residents who would like to come take showers.
The school district is still closed as of Friday, but the highFull Story >
Where to get food and water in Warren County:
Water only distribution:
Hamilton Township Fire Department, 69 West Socialville Foster Road
Harlan Township Fire Department, Morrow-Rossburg RoadFull Story >
Important Phone Numbers during power outages: Duke Energy reporting an outage: 513-651-4182 or 1-800-543-5599 Duke Energy report a gas problem: 513-651-4466 or 1-800-634-4300 Duke Energy report a downedFull Story >
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is urging residents to check electric connections or meters for damage. Damaged connections or meters must be repaired before power can be restored to a home orFull Story >
COLUMBUS, OH -- The Sept. 14 wind storm that left more than 2 million Ohioans facing long-term power outages is more than an inconvenience to food stamp recipients.
According to the Ohio Department ofFull Story >
Here are some important safety tips for short term blackouts from the American Red Cross:
Top Safety Tips for a Blackout
Only use a flashlight for emergency lighting. Never use candles!
Turn offFull Story >
Here are some tips on generator safety from the American Red Cross
Using a Generator
The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust,Full Story >
FRANKFORT KY -- The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) has specific guidelines for proper disposal of woody and vegetative debris left in the aftermath of severe storms. KentuckiansFull Story >