Tag: Winter storm

Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

| January 9, 2018

Influenza rate has spiked suddenly here in Maryland. Flu intensity is now listed at the highest level and widespread. In the US, 13 children have died this year from the flu. At the same time, the influenza strain being detected this year is H3N2 and according to a commentary published in the New England Journal of […]

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Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

| February 1, 2016 | 5 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Facebook page has, in the last year, become the standard battleground during every weather event between teachers and staff, who want schools to close and parents, who are pushing to keep them open. Although tempers frequently flare and civility is the first casualty in the battle, some valid […]

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County fire department offers last minute preparation tips

County fire department offers last minute preparation tips

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steven R. Schuh is urging Anne Arundel County residents to make their final preparations now for a dangerous winter storm impacting the area within the next 24 hours. “As the storm gets closer, there is less and less time to prepare,” said Schuh. “I am urging all our citizens to make final preparations for […]

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Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis is preparing for a major winter storm which may cripple the Mid-Atlantic beginning Friday. What do you need to do to be prepared? Evolve Medical Clinics has provided a short summary and check list of what you need to stay safe, warm and survive what may be a record setting blizzard for our area.  To safe during […]

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BGE prepared for storm, issues tips

BGE prepared for storm, issues tips

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is closely monitoring and making preparations for the possibility of a significant winter storm forecasted to affect the mid-Atlantic region this weekend.  BGE has been mobilizing field and support personnel to be ready to respond to any potential service interruptions that may be caused by the possibility of heavy, […]

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SHA is ready for winter

SHA is ready for winter

| November 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) today hosted its annual “Snow Show” news conferences in Hanover and Silver Spring to brief reporters on SHA’s winter preparedness.  SHA Administrator Gregory Johnson, P.E., briefed reporters on salt supplies, budget, equipment and winter training. “The men and women of SHA are ready to […]

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‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

| March 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Maryland My Maryland” will be hosted in two Annapolis locations: the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building at 6 Bladen Street (8:30-5:30 M-F) and at McBride Gallery through March 10th. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farms, mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including wildlife and marsh […]

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3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair is taking place Saturday, March 21st at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This event showcases holistic health practitioners, products, counseling, educational information, mind/body/spirit modalities, lectures, workshops, alternative complementary therapies, services and demos. There is also organic food and drink, live music, and more. If your business would like to participate, please […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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A Thursday Thumping?

A Thursday Thumping?

| February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Major Snow Expected On Thursday This is still developing but the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for late Wednesday night through late Thursday night for snow accumulations greater than 5 inches. Additionally, our friends at Foot’s Forecast are crunching the numbers and expect that this might turn into one last hurrah […]

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Tonight’s Snow

Tonight’s Snow

| February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Snow Should Be Minimal Everyone across the area can breathe a sigh of relief. It appears that we may have dodged another snowstorm.  The storm was initially suspected of dropping another 6″ onto our area; but the forecast has been downgraded to slightly more than an inch. While relying on any weather […]

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Nat’l Weather Service: 10″ – 20″ Expected

Nat’l Weather Service: 10″ – 20″ Expected

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Where Do you Put It? When you already have about 30″ of snow on the ground, where do you put another 10″ to 20″? The National Weather service, in their 3:00pm report has upgraded the winter storm watch to a warning for the area. Snow is expected to move in late tomorrow afternoon and continue […]

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Anne Arundel County Schools Closed

Anne Arundel County Schools Closed

| February 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Another Storm Wipes Out Snow Days Anne Arundel County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 due to a winter storm which dropped approximately six inches of snow. With this closing, and the three snow days in in December, all allotted snow days have been utilized and any additional days may result in […]

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Anne Arundel County Schools Delayed

Anne Arundel County Schools Delayed

| January 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Last Snow Day Still In Play Anne Arundel County Schools will be opening 2 hours late  on Friday, January 8, 2010 due to a mild winter storm in the region. With this delay, there is still one planned snow day left on the calendar. The district has 4 planned and three were used in December […]

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Annapolis And Snow Don’t Mix

Annapolis And Snow Don’t Mix

| January 4, 2010 | 1 Comment

Arundel Muckraker Doesn’t Discover Snow Plan Last month,  Annapolis authorities were busy warning residents to get their cars off of “emergency snow routes”  and “emergency snow connector routes“, to prepare for the snow storm that blanketed the area a week before Christmas. Little did the residents know that it was mostly lip service. Sure it […]

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County Warns Of Roof Collapse

County Warns Of Roof Collapse

| December 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Leopold Warns Of Danger The following release was just sent out by Anne Ariundel County Executive, John R. Leopold: Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold today advised all area business and homes with flat roofs of the dangers of collapse due to accumulating snow and possible heavy rains forecasted later in the week. “Last […]

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