SEAFORD, Del.- The city of Seaford said that in advance of Hurricane Sandy, crews are working to remove leaves and limbs that have been placed on the streets for pickup.
The city is asking its residents to not place any further piles or limbs along the curb line until after the storm. According to officials, these piles reduce the drainage capabilities, and with the expected rainfall it is imperative that the streets be clear.
In addition, the city is requesting its residents to assist with drainage monitoring, by keeping an eye on the catch basins in their areas and removing any debris that may prevent drainage. Crews will be monitoring these as well, but officials said the additional assistance from residents will make a significant difference on the impact of this storm within the community.
Residents are urged to call 9-1-1 only in emergencies. Those with storm-related calls – to report power outages or downed trees – are asked to call the city's after hours line at (302) 629-4550. In the event of downed power lines, residents are urged to call the aforementioned telephone number and stay clear of the lines altogether.
City residents are encouraged to bring in or fasten down any outside objects, such as lawn chairs, trash cans, barbeque grills, etc., which may become projectile items. Residents are also encouraged to gather storm readiness supplies, such as water, medications, food supply, etc.
Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:49:09 GMT
Two Maryland State Police troopers were cleared Wednesday for their roles in a deadly shooting that occurred at the Salisbury barrack in March, according to a report from the Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office.More
Two Maryland State Police troopers have been cleared in connection with a deadly shooting that occurred at the Salisbury barrack in March, according to a report released Wednesday by the Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office. More
America's coolest small town is not the quietest. An alarm malfunction earlier this month left the town's fire sirens ringing for an extended period of time.That incident got residents fired up and now they want to remove the sirens that have been a fixture in Berlin for many years.?More