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  • Fed. budget woes threaten Susq. River forecasts

     
    The agency that manages the water resources in the Susquehanna River is warning that federal budget cuts threaten funding for the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System.Officials at the Susquehanna River Basin Commission say loss of system...
  • Tornadoes confirmed during Saturday's storms

     
    Saturday's stormy weather has produced at least 4 tornado touchdowns in Maryland, according to the National Weather Service. An EF-0 tornado with maximum 70-80 mph winds touched down 3 miles southeast of Unionville in Frederick County, according to a...
  • More flood gates opening at Conowingo

     
    Rising water on the Susquehanna River is forcing the owners of the Conowingo hydroelectric dam to open more floodgates, raising the risks of flooding downstream in the town of Port Deposit. Twelve gates were reported to be open Wednesday morning.Exelon......
  • Somebody turn off the rain machine!

     
    The epic rainfall that has hosed Central Maryland since Monday continued overnight. And it's not over yet.The three-day total at BWI had reached 6.67 inches by midnight. We've had 5.74 inches here on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville. But some locations...
  • Port Deposit ordered to evacuate

     
    The mayor of Port Deposit, Md. has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the town starting at 8 p.m. Thursday as waters continue to rise on the Susquehanna."All residents of Main Street should prepare to evacuate," the order said. "A shelter......
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • Restaurant review: Backfin Blues is waiting to be discovered on the Susquehanna

    Restaurant review: Backfin Blues is waiting to be discovered on the Susquehanna
    Backfin Blues, a friend kept telling me, had the goods. His former in-laws live in Port Deposit, an absurdly picturesque small town on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, a few miles north of Havre de Grace as the crow flies. That's how he came to...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
  • Six sent to hospitals in Monday's Forest Hill crash

    Three people were flown to trauma centers following a serious accident in the Forest Hill area of northern Harford County Monday afternoon. Police said Tuesday, however, that everyone who was injured is expected to survive. Around 2:58 p.m. Rachel Sue...
  • Pooles Island Lighthouse shines again and symbolizes growth at APG

    Pooles Island Lighthouse shines again and symbolizes growth at APG
    For more than a century, Pooles Island Lighthouse guided mariners to the northern reaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Now the whitewashed granite tower has been relit and co-opted by nearby Aberdeen Proving Ground as a symbol of sweeping changes there. The...