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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Subpoenas offer new details on Catonsville probe

    Subpoenas offer new details on Catonsville probe
    State investigators have asked Baltimore County officials for a broad range of information in an inquiry related to a planned Catonsville medical building, including communications between county employees and a developer, zoning files and a councilman'...
  • 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....
  • Hudson's Corner: Trying to relax before Hurricane Sandy

    Sunday morning, I drove to Meadowbrook to swim some final outdoor laps before Hurricane Sandy arrived. On the way over, it was obvious a storm was approaching. Orange cones and sandbags were stationed at the little bridge to Whole Foods in Mount...
  • PBS program to explore science behind Hurricane Sandy's wrath

    PBS program to explore science behind Hurricane Sandy's wrath
    Still in awe of the size and power of Hurricane Sandy? The PBS program "Nova" will soon delve into just how such a storm occurred. Though it hasn't even been a month since the storm devastated much of the Northeast, an episode titled "Inside the...
  • Burglaries plague northern Harford County as police try to make arrests

    The northern end of Harford County has seen an uptick in burglaries, although some major arrests have also been made, Sgt. Mike Boyd, of the Harford County Sheriff's Office, told the Community Council at the Highland Senior Center in Street on Thursday....
  • 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...
  • Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel

    Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel
    Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family. "That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
  • Hampden: Let's give a big hand to Halloween costume contest winners

    Despite superstorm Sandy's best efforts, Hampden's Halloween festivities this year would not be derailed. Postponed, sure, but not canceled. So instead of the annual Hampden festival taking place Oct. 31, it took place the following Saturday, Nov. 3....
  • Crisfield rallies for community Thanksgiving dinner

    Crisfield rallies for community Thanksgiving dinner
    Superstorm Sandy has left the small town of Crisfield reeling from floods that destroyed homes and power outages that persist three weeks after the deluge. But the storm hasn't dampened the community spirit in this Eastern Shore enclave. Scores of...
  • 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...
  • 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...