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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Parts of Ocean City flooded after 3 inches of rain falls Thursday

    Parts of Ocean City flooded after 3 inches of rain falls Thursday
    More than 3 inches of rain fell in a span of two hours in Ocean City on Thursday, causing several inches of flooding in low-lying parts of the resort town and along Coastal Highway. At Ocean City Municipal Airport, on the mainland across from the...
  • Helping those who need it most in Somerset County

    Helping those who need it most in Somerset County
    Some residents of Somerset County — the part of Maryland that sustained the worst damage from last fall's Superstorm Sandy — are upset that the state's application for federal disaster aid would exclude from eligibility those with an income of...
  • Time to cut bait on Smith Island

    Time to cut bait on Smith Island
    A recent commentator speculated about whether Smith Island can be rescued from oblivion ("Smith Island can be saved," July 7). I ask, why bother? For the 50 years I've lived in Maryland, I've heard Smith Island this, Smith Island that. I really believed...
  • Smith Island denial

    Smith Island denial
    Even the most jaded observer must acknowledge there's something admirable about the desire of so many living on Smith Island to see their community survive and prosper. Residents of this marshy (and shrinking in both population and real estate)...
  • Warren and Cruz: principled or polarizing?

    Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism? In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
  • 'Team, team, team' key to Jarrettsville fire company

    Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company honored its members, past and present, during the 83-year-old company's annual banquet on a very snowy Saturday night. Claud Gamble, past chief of Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company, wore a Ravens jersey and a Joe...
  • Superstorm Sandy power outages in Harford County

    Baltimore Gas and Electric has more than 100,000 customers in Harford County. Power outages due to Hurricane Sandy as of 2:29 p.m. Wednesday: Customers out: 10,445 Customers restored: 55,367 Get the latest information from BGE's website.
  • Much of Fallston, Fountain Green eerily dark Tuesday night; power back Wednesday

    A couple of areas of Harford County particularly hard hit by power outages from Storm Sandy were Fallston and Fountain Green, where many businesses and homes were still dark Tuesday night. Wednesday morning, however, power had restored to much of...
  • Congress readies for next fight over federal pay

    Congress readies for next fight over federal pay
    Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open. House GOP leaders will hold...
  • Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade

    Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade
    The Chesapeake Bay's health improved last year, University of Maryland scientists reported Wednesday, and the leader of the troubled estuary's annual checkup said he sees signs the cleanup effort is making progress. The bay's overall health earned a 'C'...
  • WBAL needs to tell the truth about climate change

    Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
  • It's a fairy-tale end of school year for Owings Mills fourth-graders [Owings Mills]

    I hope everyone had a Happy Fourth of July as America celebrated her 237th birthday. As families enjoyed cookouts and fireworks, here's hoping they remembered America's past, including our Founding Fathers with the vision for a free country, and all the...