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  • Irene Slams Ashore

    Irene is ashore and maintaining it's strength at least from an advisory standpoint. Actually the pressure dropped a bit this AM for a few hours even after landfall. It should be noted that it came ashore in a swampy/marshy area with lots of water so it'...
  • Maryland company helps with Irene recovery in N.C.

    Maryland company helps with Irene recovery in N.C.
    When it made landfall in North Carolina, Hurricane Irene cut stretches of the Outer Banks off from the mainland. Now a Maryland company is working to restore access to the barrier islands. Mabey Bridge & Shore Inc. in Elkridge is shipping sections of...
  • Civil War: Fort Monroe expeditions seal off the South's coast

    Civil War: Fort Monroe expeditions seal off the South's coast
    Long before the Civil War broke out in April 1861, Fort Monroe was flexing some formidable military muscle far beyond Hampton Roads. In 1835, several companies of artillery left the bastion at Old Point Comfort to fight the Seminoles in Florida. Troops...
  • The Harbor Report: How many megayachts are in town?

    While making my daily rounds Wednesday, I left my office with the idea of finding a story for my column. My route first took me to a stop at the Newport shipyard. Then I looked across the bay at Balboa and South Coast shipyards, walked through Lido...
  • Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011

    Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011
    After two years stuck at No. 2, a stretch of sand on Florida's Gulf Coast near Sarasota has finally been named the best beach in America. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal...
  • Airport officials urge insulation installation

    Airport officials urge insulation installation
    Bob Hope Airport officials are warning nearby residents to sign up for a government-paid noise insulation program now or risk losing the option later. Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Executive Director Dan Feger said federal funding for the...
  • Tropical Storm Bret weakening

    Tropical Storm Bret weakening
    Tropical Storm Bret is winding down. Under attack from dry air and wind shear, the system weakened overnight and is expected to continue falling apart over the next few days. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 330 miles south of...
  • Wednesday: A mix of sun and storms

    Wednesday: A mix of sun and storms
    Expect a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon, the National Weather Service said. Wednesday's forecast calls for a 30 to 40 percent chance of showers or storms. Highs in the low 90s with heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of about 100...
  • The sound and the fury

    The sound and the fury
    Valorie Kurtz knew when she bought her home 15 years ago that she would be sleeping under the flight path from Bob Hope Airport. But living with the noise was still an adjustment. Outdoors, she said, people simply stop talking when a jet engine roars...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • Good fences made for good neighbors in 1912

    100 Years Ago Of-fensive neighbors In the Howard County courthouse column: "After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...