The blizzard slamming the east coast is closing airports, subways, train stations and roads. Store shelves are bare as everyone stocked up on bread, milk, toilet paper and of course beer. Soup and coffee sales are skyrocketing as people try to stay warm.
Well, the leaves are falling, and in Central New York that's never a good sign of things to come. For a select few of us, snowfall means skiing, snowboarding, hot chocolate and the fun of ice skating. Still for others, it means three months of being sequestered in your home, trapped by a never-ending gray sky and the fear that one well placed snow storm is the only thing keeping you from becomin
Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion. Here’s a look back at the 10 most memorable natural disasters of 2011 in chronological order.