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Angler catches Maryland record gray triggerfish

OCEAN CITY, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has recognized Logan Liddick of Carlisle, Pa. as the new Maryland state record holder for the gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus). The 34-year-old angler caught the 6.0-pound, 20-inch long fish on Sept. 25, while fishing near a shipwreck 14 miles off the coast of Ocean City. Using both clams and squid for bait, …


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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 cases top 28,000, over 1,900 released from isolation

UPDATE: Keep up with the latest zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Wednesday that there have now been over 28,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 1,046 cases since Tuesday.  This ends the four-day run of a drop in new cases. New cases reported… Saturday: 1,001 …


ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 cases decline for 4th straight day, Ocean City to ease restrictions [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Keep up with the latest zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Tuesday that there have now been over 27,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 709 cases since Monday.  This marks the fourth consecutive day in which a declining number of new cases was recorded. …

Eastern Tech mathematics chair named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator

ESSEX, MD—Stacy Barry, a resource teacher in the BCPS Office of Innovation and Digital Safety, has been named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Leader Using Technology by the Maryland Society for Education Technology (MSET), and Kimberly Burton-Regulski, mathematics department chair at Eastern Technical High School, has been named that group’s 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator. Both women will be honored at MSET’s Common …

Ocean City angler catches record gray triggerfish

UPDATE: This record has been broken by a Pennsylvania man who was fishing near Ocean City. Original story below… —— OCEAN CITY, MD—Ocean City resident Mike Glyphis has set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish. Glyphis caught the 5.6-pound fish on Wednesday, October 30, while fishing 16 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Glyphis said at first he …

State record set with triple tail caught in Atlantic Ocean

OCEAN CITY, MD—Angler Don Whittington of Bivalve reeled in the state’s first-ever record triple tail off the coast of Ocean City. The 11-pound, 25.25-inch long fish was caught on October 19 near Baltimore Canyon in the Atlantic Ocean. After about two hours fishing from his son’s boat for tuna and common dolphin, Whittington saw something unusual in the water. “We …

Study: Post-Labor Day school start shows significant economic impact

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Starting school after Labor Day has “a clear, positive impact on both state and local government economies” with a total net economic impact of up to $115 million, according to a new analysis from the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON) at Salisbury University. The report, entitled “The Economic, Employment and Fiscal Impacts Of Added Summer Vacation Days …

Maryland state dolphinfish record broken again

OCEAN CITY, MD – It only lasted three weeks.  A Maryland dolphinfish record that was just set last month has already been broken. A Pasadena woman has reeled in a new state record common dolphinfish, also known as mahi mahi. Kristy Frashure was participating in the Poor Girls Fishing Tournament in Ocean City on Friday, August 16, when she caught …