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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Rec Sports: Oakland Mills graduate wins Metric Marathon

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Trees draw scrutiny in battle to keep the lights on

    Trees draw scrutiny in battle to keep the lights on
    No one seemed to know who owned the unhealthy trees in the alley behind Rexmere Road in Baltimore, the ones growing amid the electrical lines, but there was no mystery about the cause of every power outage around there. Meetings were organized. Baltimore...
  • Romney lost the election because he couldn't connect with voters

    As someone who supported Mitt Romney for president, the result of this election was a tough pill to swallow. Unlike the final days of the 2008 election, when John McCain voters began to accept that the ideas of hope and change would ultimately rule the...
  • National Guard cleans up city block before deployment

    National Guard cleans up city block before deployment
    The commanding officer gathered his soldiers early Saturday morning, brought them to attention and delivered details of their mission. The young men and women saluted, snatched up their arms and occupied the perimeters of a stretch of unfriendly terrain....
  • Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday

    Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday
    Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region. The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
  • Christmas tree that escaped Sandy's wrath arrives in Baltimore

    Christmas tree that escaped Sandy's wrath arrives in Baltimore
    Welcoming guests to a Baltimore hotel this holiday season will be a Sandy refugee — a tall, graceful Christmas tree that escaped the massive storm's high winds and unexpected snow. The 22-foot-high Douglas fir arrived at the Royal Sonesta Harbor...
  • Seamstresses gather to create clothes for Oklahoma tornado victims

    Seamstresses gather to create clothes for Oklahoma tornado victims
    Soon after a massive tornado devastated Moore, Okla., last month, a Linthicum seamstress leaped into action, formulating a plan to help the victims. Kathy Furth began reaching out to thread-savvy friends from her parish and a local sewing organization...
  • Harbor's water quality rated C-minus - with an asterisk

    Harbor's water quality rated C-minus - with an asterisk
    Despite a foul-smelling algae bloom and fish kill this time last year, Baltimore's ailing harbor actually earned a C-minus grade overall for water quality in 2012, according to the latest ecological report card issued by the Healthy Harbor campaign. But...
  • Junior varsity athletes shine during spring season

    Junior varsity athletes shine during spring season
    For some young athletes, a chance to play JV sports is the opportunity of a lifetime. To wear a uniform emblazoned with the school name, to be a part of a team, to play in front of family and classmates, and to forge bonds that last long after graduation....
  • Criticism of storm response unfair

    At some point within the past several weeks we have all stopped and asked, "What in the world has happened to Maryland, New Jersey and along the East Coast?" Although Maryland side-stepped catastrophic damage and is, for the most part, back to "pre-Sandy"...
  • State sticks with Smith Island buyout

    State sticks with Smith Island buyout
    State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy. The Department of Housing and Community Development...
  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...