| May 23, 2012
| 5:59 PM
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.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:55 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:01 PM
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,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:54 PM
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...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:23 PM
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....
| Mar 25, 2012
| 1:07 PM
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....