Tag: Hurricane Irma

Key West Catholic school struggles to reopen after Hurricane Irma

Key West Catholic school struggles to reopen after Hurricane Irma

| Tom Tracy | September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Robert Wright, principal of the Basilica School of St. Mary Star of the Sea in Key West, reluctantly left town before Hurricane Irma made its historic landfall, knowing it wouldn’t be easy getting back to Florida’s southernmost tip later on.

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Parish pantry volunteers say getting ahead of Irma helped people cope

Parish pantry volunteers say getting ahead of Irma helped people cope

| Jim Davis | September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The best way to cope with something like Hurricane Irma: Get ahead of it.

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Carmelite sister cleans up after Irma with a chainsaw, becomes sensation

Carmelite sister cleans up after Irma with a chainsaw, becomes sensation

| Rhina Guidos | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Carmelite Sister Margaret Ann Laechelin saw a motorist struggling to navigate a road obstructed by a fallen tree and worried for the safety of others.

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In Florida shelter, exhausted people wait out Hurricane Irma

In Florida shelter, exhausted people wait out Hurricane Irma

| Mickey Conlon | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The stories, like the people, are all over the map.

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Irma weakens at it heads north, but leaves path of destruction

Irma weakens at it heads north, but leaves path of destruction

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A weakened Hurricane Irma churned in Florida after ripping through southern portions of the state and the Caribbean islands, flooding cities, knocking out power to millions, destroying homes and businesses and killing more than 20 people.

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Irma cuts deadly path in Caribbean as church officials prepare response

Irma cuts deadly path in Caribbean as church officials prepare response

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the Caribbean, leveling entire islands as it moved toward Florida Sept. 7, while Haiti prepared for a potential disaster.

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Flying to Colombia, pope asks prayers for Venezuela

Flying to Colombia, pope asks prayers for Venezuela

| Cindy Wooden | September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Flying to Colombia, with a flight plan changed to avoid Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean Sea, Pope Francis told reporters that Colombia and its neighbor, Venezuela, were in his prayers.

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