Sci-Tech, Weather

Isaias regains hurricane strength

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Hurricane Isaias is back. The powerful storm system has regained hurricane strength as it marches up the East Coast. As of 8 p.m. on Monday, Isaias is a hurricane once again with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Hurricane Isaias was located 60 miles east of Charleston, SC or 60 miles south of Myrtle Beach, SC and is moving …


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Tropical Storm Isaias: Monday evening update, projected path, flooding potential in Maryland

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. NOTTINGHAM, MD—As of Monday evening, Tropical Storm Isaias continues to make its way toward Maryland. At 5 p.m., Tropical Storm Isaias was located 90 miles south of Washington, DC and will arrive in the Maryland area on Tuesday morning.  The outer bands are already bringing rain and thunderstorms to portions of …


BGE ready ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. BALTIMORE, MD—With Tropical Storm Isaias making its way up the eastern seaboard, BGE’s full emergency response organization is ready. Employees and local contractors have inspected equipment, reviewed procedures and assembled staffing plans to ensure around-the-clock support to respond to potential impacts from the storm. BGE is closely monitoring the path of …

Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias, Marylanders urged to exercise caution

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the East Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaias, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for severe conditions. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for most jurisdictions, in addition to several severe weather watches and warnings …

Deborah Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of BCPS, honored with Maryland Daily Record distinction for second time

TOWSON, MD—Deborah Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women of 2020 by The Maryland Daily Record. Phelps, whose background includes nearly five decades as an educator and who is also well-known as a motivational speaker and the author of “A Mother for All Seasons,” received the same …

Angel Park announces Virtual 5K event

PERRY HALL, MD—Angel Park has announced a social distancing-friendly twist on a popular event. The Perry Hall park will hold a Virtual 5K later this month. Registrants will run (or walk) their race distance at any location they choose (treadmill, neighborhood, local park, or anywhere in the world between August 12th and August 18th. From the official announcement: If you …

Perry Hall Food Trucks’ weekly schedule for 8/3 – 8/9 announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The weekly lineup for Perry Hall Food Trucks has been announced. This week’s schedule is as follows: Wed. 8/5, 4-7:30PM: Food Truck Dinner – Mexican on the Run Fri. 8/7, 4-8PM: Food Truck Dinner – Chesapeake Food Works +Friday Night Sweets – Miss Twist Ice Cream (5-8PM) Sat. 8/8, 10-2PM: Healthy Food Truck Bowls & Smoothies – The Lyfe …

Baltimore County announces program to connect low- to moderate-income residents with federal, state and local benefits

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced a new initiative to connect low- to moderate-income residents with critical federal, state and local benefits. Residents can call 311 to be referred to trained counselors for a comprehensive screening process. The CASH Campaign of Maryland, a nonprofit organization that promotes economic advancement, will serve as the county’s lead partner for …