| Mar 25, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The aftermath of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee are still being felt in our area. That's why volunteers with the Lebanon County Disaster Recovery Group are coming together to help clean up and rebuild homes damaged during floods.
Leaders with the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The protective underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have dropped to their lowest levels since 2006, according to the latest report from Maryland and Virginia scientists.
The scientists from the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership, view the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to make landfall Tuesday, could bring powerful winds, heavy rain and a storm surge of 6 to 12 feet, forecasters predict. Michael Lowry, a meteorologist with the storm surge group at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, ...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Now it's official: A report released today (8/30) finds the Conowingo Dam is losing its ability to prevent pollution from reaching the Chesapeake Bay.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the reservoirs behind Conowingo and other dams on the lower...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:04 AM
The remnants of Isaac are still causing heavy rainfall in our area and flash flood warnings have been issued.
The Red Crossoffers the following flood safety tips: •
- People should listen to weather reports for updates and stay alert for extended...
| Sep 5, 2012
A year ago Friday, remnants from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee caused major flooding in our area. One Middletown neighborhood one of the hardest areas hit in day two of the flooding.
Tina Crumlich and her family watched as water took over...
| 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...
| 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...