Tag: Hurricane Hanna

SBA hurricane loans now a go for businesses, homeowners, renters

HARLINGEN — Gov. Greg Abbott announced over the weekend that his request for an Economic Injury Disaster Declaration for six counties hit by Hurricane...

Valley’s cotton crop, much of citrus, has been destroyed

HARLINGEN — A growing season that began with searing drought had farmers worrying about adequate irrigation. It’s ending on quite another note. Too much wind and...

Red Cross to offer assistance for Hurricane Hanna damage

HARLINGEN — The American Red Cross will begin providing financial assistance and recovery planning to eligible households damaged by Hurricane Hanna. The program will serve...

Experts: Be prepared for the rest of hurricane season

The National Weather Service said on Thursday the community still needs to be prepared for the remainder of the hurricane season, which goes through...

NOAA: 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be ‘extremely active’

BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the...

Mosquito spraying continues throughout Harlingen

HARLINGEN — After Hurricane Hanna hit Harlingen and surrounding areas, an alarming number of mosquitoes was left behind. Josh Ramirez, Health Director for the City...

Pestered: City sprays for mosquitos as residents itch for relief

Spraying is underway across Brownsville this week to combat mosquitoes that have troubled the community since the passing of Hurricane Hanna and subsequent storms. That...

For some, SNAP help follows Hurricane Hanna

The federal government has approved help for SNAP recipients following Hurricane Hanna—but help will not come automatically for residents in Cameron County. Gov. Greg Abbott...

Island refuge weathers twin storms of COVID-19, Hanna

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — If one takes a cue from the egrets, pelicans and alligators, little appears amiss on the breezy shores of the...