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  • County secures FEMA money for flood plain

    County secures FEMA money for flood plain
    Baltimore County has secured $3.42 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency grant money to buy six properties in the Beaver Dam Run flood plain in Cockeysville for flood remediation purposes. Some of the affected property owners, however, have...
  • Lawmakers press for disaster aid for Garrett Co.

    Members of Maryland's congressional delegation asked the Obama administration Thursday to reconsider its decision to deny federal disaster aid to Garrett County residents walloped by an October snowstorm. In a letter to Federal Emergency Management...
  • Regional earthquake drill scheduled for Thursday

    Regional earthquake drill scheduled for Thursday
    Most remember the rule "stop, drop and roll" when it comes to fires. Federal emergency management officials want to add "drop, cover and hold on" to our memory banks. Those are the instructions given during an earthquake, and people across five states,...
  • Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm

    Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm
    — Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room. As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
  • Walmart opponents push for Abingdon store expansion

    Walmart opponents push for Abingdon store expansion
    Walmart opponents were back before the Harford County Council Tuesday night to once again make their case against the proposed new Bel Air store. They also tried to show why it makes more sense to expand the Abingdon Walmart store instead, despite...
  • Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage

    Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday. Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...
  • Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland

    Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland
    A $60 billion emergency spending bill that would provide federal aid to states still recovering from Hurricane Sandy would guarantee additional money for Maryland and subtly change the way administration officials determine eligibility for disaster relief...
  • Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy

    Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed a few hundred miles to the southeast and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, Marylanders braced for the arrival of a weather system with the potential to be the most damaging to hit the United...
  • U.S. sends aid for Eastern Shore victims of Sandy

    U.S. sends aid for Eastern Shore victims of Sandy
    The federal government has sent more than $1 million in aid to the Eastern Shore to help victims of Hurricane Sandy and continues to process requests, emergency management officials said Wednesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has received...
  • Inspectors to evaluate Eastern Shore homes, businesses for Sandy damage

    Inspectors to evaluate Eastern Shore homes, businesses for Sandy damage
    State and local officials have returned to the Eastern Shore communities ravaged by superstorm Sandy's heavy rains and high winds to comb over the damage in hopes of appealing federal officials' decision to deny aid to Maryland. The Federal Emergency...
  • Helpful hints for the hurricane

    Here are some tips to help you keep safe as the storm plows through the region over the next few days: •Dr. Rick Knabb, writing for the Weather Channel, suggests keeping at least three days' worth of water per person (a gallon each per day) on...
  • Ulman is keeping an eye on Sandy, and the 2014 governor's race

    In response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision to deny flood benefits to Eastern Shore communities, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman said that "we cannot forget those impacted by Hurricane Sandy" ("Inspectors to evaluate Eastern...