| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Almost on cue, just as Side Street Cafe owner Ozzie Mehdizadeh was speaking of his loyal customers and their sympathy while his restaurant was being refurbished after a September flood, one such customer emerged into the foyer of his restaurant with a...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Hazel Chung-Hood lives her life according to the elements.
It was one of them — water — that recently wreaked havoc on her life. Six weeks ago, waters from Tropical Storm Lee rose 2 feet in her backyard, nearly destroying the studio in the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:09 AM
A week after flash floods sprung up all across Baltimore County, the lunch crowd on York Road was still pulling fruitlessly into the parking lot in front of Side Street Cafe.
But instead of a hefty serving of the familiar — including a greeting...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 10:50 AM
For more than 200 years, the massive white oak tree on the grounds of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Old Frederick Road in Mt. Airy has been a meeting place for church gatherings, a source of community pride and identity, and a regional landmark.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Howard County has reversed its fortunes and will receive federal disaster relief funding for public damages caused by Tropical Storm Lee and the extensive flooding it caused in early September.
A county application for such funding previously had been...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:44 PM
A Halloween without pumpkins?
But before you race to the grocery store for canned pumpkin to mold into fall's favorite orange orb, consider this: While the soggy residents of Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont are facing a shortage of jack-...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Havre de Grace spent $28,409 on Hurricane Irene and $12,814 on Tropical Storm Lee, public works director Larry Parks reported at Monday night's city council meeting.
He said the city removed 46 truckloads of debris from the hurricane and 18 from the...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Havre de Grace is likely on the hook for more than $12,000 spent on cleanup from Tropical Storm Lee that caused significant flooding along the Susquehanna earlier this month, while Port Deposit and Perryville remain hopeful for federal aid in the wake...
| Nov 8, 2011
The tropical storm that deluged Maryland in early September may have killed off many of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, a Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Monday.
DNR spokesman Josh Davidsburg wouldn't say how extensive or severe...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Pushing waterlogged belongings out the front door of her duplex, Suzy Cunningham trod over a buckle in the floorboards.
"Our porch went all to hell," she lamented as she cleaned up last month after Tropical Storm Lee. "Their ain't a floor in Port Deposit...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:13 AM
State biologists have found "concentrated pockets" of dead oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, which they blame on a record-high influx of fresh water into the estuary this year. But the die-off appears so far to be limited to two areas north of the...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:50 PM
State lawmakers are calling for a deeper look into Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to Hurricane Irene, which left hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity — and ratepayers and public officials fuming about the utility's restoration...