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State Parks

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  • Hazardous fluids leak into stream near Rocks State Park after car runs off Route 24 Wednesday

    Hazardous fluids leak into stream near Rocks State Park after car runs off Route 24 Wednesday
    A hazardous materials crew was called to clean up a spill of automotive fluids into a small stream following a single vehicle accident north of Rocks State Park in northern Harford County Wednesday afternoon. A Honda Accord traveling north ran off...
  • 5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely

    5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely
    On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
  • 50 years ago: Two from PA die in small plane crash near Rocks State Park

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 16, 1962: Dr. Helen Myers of Lancaster, Pa., a pilot, and her passenger, Maurice Wilhere of Philadelphia, died when their single-prop aircraft crashed into a wooded hillside at Rocks State Park....
  • Assateague fully reopens after ordnance discovered on shore

    Assateague fully reopens after ordnance discovered on shore
    The final sections of beach at the Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park have reopened to beachgoers after more than 100 pieces of World War II-vintage ordnance were discovered washed ashore earlier this week. Munitions experts...
  • Lunar Bay's first outing 'a total success'

    Lunar Bay's first outing 'a total success'
    While the venue was smaller than some veteran music-festival attendees were used to, the presence of national touring bands and a picturesque view of the Susquehanna River ensured a strong draw of people for the inaugural year of the Lunar Bay Music and...
  • Assateague Seashore partially reopens after WWII ordnance is detonated

    Assateague Seashore partially reopens after WWII ordnance is detonated
    On a sizzling day, one of Maryland's premier summer getaways turned ghost town while an Army bomb squad exploded World War II-era munitions that had washed up at Assateague Island National Seashore. After two muffled explosions late Tuesday morning, a...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Girl, 12, injured in fall from Harford's King & Queen Seat

    A 12-year-old Havre de Grace girl remains hospitalized after sustaining "significant" injuries from a fall from the King & Queen Seat in Rocks State Park Saturday, several emergency information sources said. Three Department of Natural Resources Park...
  • Police search Bel Air day care center in ongoing investigation [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated June 23, 1988: A Bel Air day care center remained embroiled in legal action 25 years ago this week, as local police executed a search and seizure warrant. Parents of several children at the center claimed their children had been...
  • Demolition begins on Catonsville's Simkins Mill

    Demolition begins on Catonsville's Simkins Mill
    The clanging sound of metal scraping against metal rang through the air on River Road last week as demolition of the Simkins Mill began. Per a Baltimore County razing permit issued on May 7, Simkins Industries and the company's locally contracted...
  • 2013 Harford Guide Recreation and Parks

    2013 Harford Guide Recreation and Parks
    Harford County residents have access to thousands of acres of local and state parklands, with attractions ranging from disc golf courses, equestrian and hiking trails and sports fields to boat launches, playgrounds and nature centers. TRAILS AND...
  • Delaware Shore events 2013

    Delaware Shore events 2013
    MAY Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival. Come pay tribute to horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds native to the Delaware Bay during the 10th anniversary festival. Held in Historic Milton, the event includes arts and crafts, food, music, water...