| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:16 PM
It's hard work catching soft crabs, a fickle livelihood in an increasingly precarious part of the world.
Starting before sunup, Smith Island waterman Mark Kitching spends hours repeatedly "scraping" the submerged grass beds that grow abundantly around...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Tropical Depression 19 is holding strength in the middle of the Atlantic, and if it gains strength as expected and becomes Tropical Storm Tony, it will make the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season the third-busiest on record.
Tony would be the 19th named...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:39 AM
From the Sun's archives: This time last year remnants of Tropical Storm Lee were playing havoc with the Orioles and Yankees. Both teams were getting water logged.
The Orioles had started a three-game series at Yankee stadium on a steamy Sept. 5, losing...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:17 AM
There is still wide variation among models predicting how Tropical Storm Sandy could affect the East Coast, but regardless of how the storm tracks, Maryland could be in for some wind and rain early next week -- potentially at heavy, damaging levels.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:53 AM
As Hurricane Michael and Tropical Storm Leslie churn in the Atlantic with only limited impact on land expected, a new storm system is moving toward North America in the middle of the ocean.
The system, about 850 miles west of Africa's Cape Verde Islands,...
| Sep 12, 2012
Shop, dear readers,
The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale Saturday, Sept. 15, for bargains galore (rain date Sept. 16) 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additions, check the HdG tourism website, hdgtourism.com, and download a list. Lots of good buys at: 226 N....
| May 30, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Tropical Depression Beryl could regain tropical storm status within the next few hours as it moves off the South Carolina coast. But its impact on Maryland is nevertheless expected to remain minimal.
Rains associated with Beryl have drizzled on Ocean...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing.
The storm is still...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Once Friday afternoon's storms pass through, Ocean City is in for a pleasant weekend.
Highs are forecast in the mid-70s with high humidity making it feel a bit warmer, along with the sun. Clouds are expected to clear out Saturday morning with a cool...
| Jun 8, 2012
Can't make it to a dude ranch this summer? Come out to the Howard County fairgrounds on June 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or anytime in between, to view some fabulous equestrian action.
The Maryland Western Horse Association will host another show that is...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Rollaway bridges: Take two.
Crews will try again this weekend to replace the first of two bridges that span the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Nursery Road — a gateway to the airport business district — by rolling the old bridge out and...