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  • Carver soccer team reaches out to Oklahoma team

    Carver soccer team reaches out to Oklahoma team
    The girls soccer team at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson is hard at work this off season collecting donations and preparing gifts for their peers at Moore High School in Oklahoma, in the town that was heavily damaged by a May 2013...
  • Peach Bottom plant emergency prep drills scheduled for Tuesday

    Peach Bottom plant emergency prep drills scheduled for Tuesday
    Harford County emergency management officials, as well as their counterparts at the state and county level in Maryland and Pennsylvania, will hold an emergency preparedness drill Tuesday afternoon involving the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and the...
  • Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant

    Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant
    Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa. To the good fortune...
  • Maryland to receive FEMA money for February snow

    Maryland to receive FEMA money for February snow
    Maryland will receive federal disaster funding to help pay for snow-clearing efforts from a February storm that left a foot and a half of accumulation across parts of the region in a single day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Thursday....
  • Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law

    Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums. In a letter to Craig Fugate, administrator of...
  • Collapsed distillery in Cockeysville to be demolished Sunday

    Collapsed distillery in Cockeysville to be demolished Sunday
    A distillery building in Cockeysville that collapsed last year during Superstorm Sandy was purchased by Baltimore County last month and will be demolished early Sunday morning, county officials said Thursday. The purchase and demolition is part of a...
  • Demolition of Cockeysville distillery signals start of flood plain mitigation

    Demolition of Cockeysville distillery signals start of flood plain mitigation
    About 50 people showed up early Sunday to witness demolition of an already collapsing distillery warehouse in Cockeysville — the first step in a plan Baltimore County officials say will help mitigate flooding in the area and, they hope, encourage...
  • More Peach Bottom siren tests in Harford on Tuesday

    More Peach Bottom siren tests in Harford on Tuesday
    The Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with Exelon Power, is notifying residents near the Peach Bottom nuclear power facility of upcoming testing of a new siren system on Tuesday. Testing of the new siren system will involve...
  • March 2013: Bel Air payroll firm abruptly closes; top teacher named

    March 2013: Bel Air payroll firm abruptly closes; top teacher named
    AccuPay, Inc., a Bel Air payroll company, permanently closed after a local business filed suit against the company. AccuPay collected and withheld client's payroll taxes, but did not pay the full amount to the state and federal governments. AccuPay...
  • Harford schools to open two hours late Wednesday, two schools closed

    Harford schools to open two hours late Wednesday, two schools closed
    Harford County officials warned residents of hypothermia and other dangers in light of record-setting cold temperatures Monday and Tuesday, and there was more concern about the abnormally cold temperatures overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. The...
  • John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network

    John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network
    John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr....
  • FEMA Corps inducts inaugural class

    FEMA Corps inducts inaugural class
    Torrey Kurtzner sees the 10 months he signed up to spend at disaster sites across the United States as a springboard into adulthood. The work could take him to the next Moore, Okla., devastated three months ago by a tornado, or the next New Jersey...