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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • As time marches on, so do Fourth of July parades

    As time marches on, so do Fourth of July parades
    Roland Park and Mount Washington will celebrate the Fourth of July in their usual style, with red, white and blue parades and popsicles. Both parades kick off at 10 a.m. on the Fourth. No bad weather is on the horizon for the Fourth, unlike last year,...
  • Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants

    Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants
    Three orange engines sit in a building on the sprawling grounds of the Back River wastewater treatment plant, producing a steady din. And about 20 percent of the electricity the facility needs. "It's basically a mini power plant," said Ted Atwood,...
  • A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action

    A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action
    After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages. "The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
  • Food trucks lure Sandy relief effort to downtown Towson

    Food trucks lure Sandy relief effort to downtown Towson
    For a few hours on Nov. 10 at the County Courthouse in Towson, it seemed like summer returned for a visit, as residents turned out to enjoy mild temperatures and, at the same time, support a worthy cause. Sunshine and live music blended with autumn...
  • Baltimore's champion beech felled by age

    Baltimore's champion beech felled by age
    The champion is dead - long live the champion.  The grand American beech in Mary Azrael's backyard in Mount Washington was at least 160 years old and had reigned officially as the city's premier tree of that species for nearly two decades.  But time...
  • Maryland urged to plan for 2-foot sea-level rise by 2050

    Maryland urged to plan for 2-foot sea-level rise by 2050
    Saying climate change is already underway, a panel of scientists is urging Maryland officials to plan to accommodate rising seas of up to 2 feet along the state's shoreline in the next 40 years — and perhaps nearly 6 feet by the end of the century....
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • BWCC reschedules Procurement Fair

    Because of the impact of Superstorm Sandy, the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber's 21st annual Procurement Fair has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Nov. 28, 8 a.m. to noon, at the same location, Martin's Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, in...
  • Ravens and Steelers fans rumble for charity at Sticky Rice, Todd Conner's

    Ravens and Steelers fans rumble for charity at Sticky Rice, Todd Conner's
    In Fells Point, everyone knows Todd Conner's is a Steelers bar. Nearby, Sticky Rice Bmore is a true-purple Ravens-supporting establishment. On Sunday, with the Ravens in Pittsburgh, partisans of the two bars will square off for a day-long "Rumble of the...
  • Recovered from shooting, Perry Hall High student gives back

    Recovered from shooting, Perry Hall High student gives back
    In the hours after 17-year-old Daniel Borowy was shot in the cafeteria of Perry Hall High School on the first day of school in August, allegedly by a 15-year-old schoolmate, doctors at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore had to use more than...
  • Where's the urgency to addressing global climate change?

    Your editorial on the International Energy Agency's "World Energy Outlook Special Report: Redrawing the Climate Energy Map" was right on the money ("Climate change warnings," June 11). Having read several books about the lead-up to World War II, it is...