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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Visitors flock to 'Birds of Baltimore' corn maze [Perry Hall]

     Visitors flock to 'Birds of Baltimore' corn maze [Perry Hall]
    The annual corn maze is now open at Beachmont Christian Camp and ministries in Kingsville. Beachmont hit a home run in itsr choice of a sports theme for its third maze. "The Birds of Baltimore" celebrates Baltimore's home teams, the Orioles and the...
  • Forecast for super storms gets mildly better

     Forecast for super storms gets mildly better
    Growing up in the suburbs of New York, I saw firsthand the emotional and physical damage that extreme weather events can cause, and I can still feel the sting of Super Storm Sandy occurring less than a year ago. I was so excited to finally hear some...
  • 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...
  • Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid

    Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid
    Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild. The...
  • 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...
  • Liriodendron Mansion to host 'flea' market Saturday

    Liriodendron Mansion to host 'flea' market Saturday
    The Liriodendron Mansion will host its fundraiser, "The Fabulous Flea Market," on Saturday, July 20. The Mansion, owned by Harford County, "suffered significant front porch damage during Hurricane Sandy," according to Yvonne Pons, member of The...
  • 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)...
  • Celebrating Mandela's 95th

    Celebrating Mandela's 95th
    With songs, stirring words and a cake, a group of Baltimoreans joined the worldwide party to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, an occasion made even happier by news that the health of the hospitalized former South African president was improving....