| Oct 13, 2011
At a time when governments at every level are desperate to find and save money wherever they can, it shouldn't surprise anyone that county officials might have reached a little in trying to score some federal disaster-relief money, or that the state...
| Sep 14, 2011
Well, it's kind of hard to write a sports column about local sports when games played are outweighed by those that are not played.
When a whole slate of Friday football games get the nix and then are rescheduled for Monday, life gets a bit more...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Although Harford County was initially denied a request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Lee, there is still time for appeals, according to officials.
In order for Harford County to qualify for federal reimbursement of costs spent...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Last Feb. 27, Project: Prom Dress raised $4,000 to benefit the American Red Cross in Howard County. The next day, a fire swept through an apartment complex in Columbia and, just like that, the funds were completely spent on the four families displaced...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:27 PM
One of the oldest volunteer fire companies in Baltimore County now has a fleet of vehicles no older than 10 years after welcoming its most recent addition.
Founded in 1906, the Violetville Volunteer Fire Department replaced an engine with 60,000 miles...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A bit of good news - the vast, grassy Susquehanna Flats apparently weathered Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in good shape.
Scientists conducting their annual checkup of the bay's underwater grasses found the lush bed at the mouth of the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Mother Nature has battered the county in recent weeks, and Worthington Elementary School has suffered as much as any school. But students and staff at the Ellicott City school will soon be reaping her benefits as well.
Solar panels will be installed over...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Somerset County commissioners signed a contract Tuesday to receive $741,261 in community development funds for 2012 projects.
The process was delayed by five months mainly because of fiscal uncertainty at the federal level, according to Somerset...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Wherever you are in Pennsylvania this morning, we hope you made it through two days' worth of SuperStorm Sandy with minimal discomfort. And if you're currently without electricity or have suffered some damage to...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........