| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:40 AM
Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.
A fall survey of oyster bars ...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:53 AM
The bridge over Little Falls on Hicks-Wilson Road on the Monkton-White Hall line will be closed on Jan. 30 so crews can repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee last September.
Baltimore County crews will repair deteriorated abutments that were further...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Baltimore Sun
As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more.
Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing Thursday morning on the topic of "Electric Reliability." The hearing comes months after Central PA was hit with three major weather events, Hurricane Irene in August, Tropical Storm Lee...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 52 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 37 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.
| Feb 5, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The combined fury of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may have drowned much of the region's stink bug population, but scientists are still hesitant to say that homeowners will see fewer of them when the weather warms.
Scientists say something...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:44 PM
If a sinkhole destroys your home, the federal government may pay more to knock it down than it will pay you to get back on your feet.
That's the reality confronting Jamin and Belinda Sell of Whitehall Township.
They've been seeking help for nearly a...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:46 PM
On a hot summer day, it's hard to see how the Conowingo Dam could hurt the Chesapeake Bay. Anglers line the shore below the 94-foot high impoundment, casting out into the gently roiling Susquehanna River for rockfish breaking the water.
Yet unseen, on...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's water quality has taken a turn for the better, state officials report, as the oxygen-starved 'dead zone' where fish, crabs and shellfish struggle to breathe has shrunk to its second smallest since 1985.
Water samples taken in early...