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  • Meteorologist Bernadette Woods says she is leaving WJZ-TV

    WJZ meteorologist Bernadette Woods is leaving the CBS-owned station to join a non-profit firm in New Jersey focused on climate change, she said Wednesday night. Woods, who has been with WJZ for seven years, said she will remain at the station helping...
  • Commentary: Australia's New Weather Demands A New Politics

    Commentary: Australia's New Weather Demands A New Politics
    I wonder what Tony Abbott will say about the record heatwave now ravaging his country. The Australian opposition leader has repeatedly questioned the science and impacts of climate change. He has insisted that "the science is highly contentious, to say...
  • W. Kennedy Cromwell III, foreign service officer

    W. Kennedy Cromwell III, foreign service officer
    W. Kennedy Cromwell III, a retired foreign service officer who spent the majority of his 32-year career in Africa, died Dec. 13 from complications of a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. The former Washington and Annapolis...
  • Get your brain in gear at the HoCo STEM Festival

    Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College. This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
  • Sandy retired from list of hurricane names; replaced with Sara

    Sandy retired from list of hurricane names; replaced with Sara
    Sandy is the 77th name to be retired from the World Meteorological Organization's Atlantic hurricane season lists, joining memorable storms to hit Maryland like Irene, Isabel, Gloria and Agnes. Sara will replace it on a list that will next come into use...
  • WOFL announces replacement for Jim Van Fleet

     
    King, a South Florida native, has worked as a morning meteorologist in Savannah, Ga., and Rockford, Ill. He graduated from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville and Mississippi State's BMP program....
  • MaryEllen Pann

    MaryEllen Pann
    MaryEllen has been forecasting weather for nearly a decade. Her work experience started in Salisbury, MD in 1997. She has also worked in Washington DC and Baltimore. Fellow meteorologists turned her on to the wonders of weather. She changed careers after...
  • Maryland Weather Blog rated among the best

     
    The Maryland Weather Blog has been rated among the 49 best meteorology blogs on the Internet by yet another blog - Engineering Degrees Online. We are listed as seventh in the "Local and National Meteorology Blogs" category. Not sure if......
  • Jon Shaner

    Jon Shaner joined FOX 17 in August 2006 as a Meteorologist on FOX 17 Morning News. Before coming to Grand Rapids he worked at WSBT-TV in South Bend, Indiana from 2003-2006 as a weekend weather anchor. Prior to that, he was a weekend weather anchor at...
  • Barometric Pressure

    Barometric Pressure
      Many people have claimed to be able to "predict" approaching rainstorms by observing pains in various parts of their bodies, particularly in the joints and bones. It has been suggested that variations in barometric pressure may be the cause of this...
  • Brandon Beck

    Brandon Beck
    Brandon began his weather career with KY3 in 1996, a couple of months before he graduated from Evangel University.  His first role was weekend weather, and tornado warnings were issued six out of the first nine weekends on the job.  In 2000 legendary...
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Port Washington, named for a president who never slept there or even visited, is ``our town'' to its 32,000 residents, yet it's never been a town. More than most places, Port Washington is a study in contrasts. Though it's a model of modern suburbia, its Main Street is known as antiques row. Its average income ranges from $50,000 in its blue-collar neighborhoods to more than $185,000 on its Gold Coast.
Photo: The Bank of North Hempstead, Port Washington (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
Port Washington, named for a president who never slept there or even visited, is ``our town'' to its 32,000 residents, yet it's never been a town. More than most places, Port Washington is a study in contrasts. Though it's a model of modern suburbia, its Main Street is known as antiques row. Its average income ranges from $50,000 in its blue-collar neighborhoods to more than $185,000 on its Gold Coast.
Photo: The Bank of North Hempstead, Port Washington (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
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  • Fire Continues to Hobble LIRR

    Fire Continues to Hobble LIRR
    Long Island commuters are going to have to deal with more frustration for days as rail workers struggle to repair fried cables damaged by an electrical fire just east of the LIRR's Jamaica Station.
  • Mocker: Senator Blasts 'Sweetheart Deal' for $250,000 MTA Exec

    Mocker: Senator Blasts 'Sweetheart Deal' for $250,000 MTA Exec
    As PIX 11's Greg Mocker reveals new details about how much the MTA is paying its new managing director, and how she's spending some of her workdays, a New York state senator is vowing to investigate. Sen. Craig Johnson (D- Port Washington) calls the...

    Police locate keys of missing IU student Lauren Spierer

    Police locate keys of missing IU student Lauren Spierer
    Bloomington police confirmed information first reported by Fox59 News last week about evidence discovered in the investigation of the disappearance of an IU student. Bloomington Police Captain Joseph Qualters told reporters Lauren Spierer's keys were...

    Police look for clues in footage of car seen prior to student's disappearance

    Police look for clues in footage of car seen prior to student's disappearance
    Bloomington police are attempting to enhance surveillance video of a vehicle seen in the vicinity when IU coed Lauren Spierer disappeared June 3rd. The vehicle was seen multiple times in the vicinity of 11th and Morton Streets, as well as 10th and College...

    Bloomington police say search for Lauren Spierer has moved into a new phase

    Bloomington police say search for Lauren Spierer has moved into a new phase
    Bloomington police said Wednesday that their search for missing IU coed Lauren Spierer has moved into a new phase now that most of the young woman's friends and the witnesses to her last hours in town have departed for the summer. "There are many things...