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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters

    Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters
    Something's rotten on the Baltimore area waterfront. Fish are washing ashore by the thousands in a mass die-off that officials say appears to be caused by a weather-driven worsening of the pollution that chronically plagues the Chesapeake Bay. State...
  • Start of Hurricane Season Brings Reminder to Prepare for Emergencies, Consider Flood Insurance

    Start of Hurricane Season Brings Reminder to Prepare for Emergencies, Consider Flood Insurance
    With the Atlantic hurricane season now under way, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency reminds residents to always be prepared for the possibility of severe weather. "Last year, the remnants of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee brought...
  • Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year

    Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year
    After a spate of bad news about the Chesapeake Bay's health, here's an uptick: the "dead zone" that forms every spring is smaller than average so far this year. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved...
  • Bay's 'dead zone' smaller this year so far

    The "dead zone" that forms every spring in the Chesapeake Bay is smaller than average so far this year, state officials report. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved oxygen levels too low to be...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Dauphin County Receiving Federal Funding after September Storms

    Dauphin County Receiving Federal Funding after September Storms
    The Dauphin County Commissioners and Department of Community and Economic Development on Tuesday announced that more than 6 million dollars in federal disaster recovery funds is coming to Dauphin County.  The amount is expected to meet housing, business,...
  • Paying it forward in Mount Joy

    Paying it forward in Mount Joy
    Christine Zeamer found out years ago just what kind of person Terri Gates is. "She's just awesome. She'd do anything for anybody,” Zeamer said. Gates, who Zeamer had just met after starting a new job, took up a collection for Zeamer after...
  • Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing

    Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing
    Baltimore's ailing harbor remains fouled by trash and pollution that make it largely unfit for swimming, but cleanup efforts are starting to pick up steam, according to the latest report card on the urban water body's health. The Waterfront Partnership,...
  • A new champion grows in Baltimore

    A new champion grows in Baltimore
    There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple. Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
  • Hummelstown Hoss's Re-Opening After 2011 Flooding; Hiring 65 Workers

    Hummelstown Hoss's Re-Opening After 2011 Flooding; Hiring 65 Workers
    The Hummelstown Hoss's is Re-Opening this coming May 2012. The restaurant closed after floods from Tropical Storm Lee hit in September . Hoss's started their renovations back in November , and the restaurant has a tentative opening date of May 21....
  • Fruit growers fret over early spring

    Fruit growers fret over early spring
    Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm have donned their spring finery. The plum trees at the pick-your-own place in western Howard County sport brilliant white blossoms, while the peach trees are decked out in bright pink....