Events, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing March 21 – 25

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has firing tests scheduled Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous …


Crime, Police/Fire

Two Harford County cocaine dealers convicted

BALTIMORE, MD—Two Harford County cocaine dealers have been convicted following a federal trial for their participation in a drug distribution ring. A federal jury convicted Che Jaron Durbin, 43, of Aberdeen, and Terrell Darnell Walton, 36, of Delaware, on federal charges related to their participation in a drug trafficking organization distributing cocaine and crack cocaine throughout Harford County. The jury …


BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing March 14 – 18

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has firing tests scheduled Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing March 7 – 11

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has firing tests scheduled Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous …

Amtrak service temporarily suspended in Maryland due to Aberdeen freight derailment

BALTIMORE, MD—Amtrak has temporarily suspended service in the northeast corridor due to a derailment. On Saturday morning, the company announced that due to a Norfolk Southern freight derailment near Aberdeen, Amtrak service will be temporarily suspended between New York and Washington, D.C. Officials say crews are working to repair the track and service will be restored as quickly as possible. …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing February 28 – March 4

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has daytime and evening firing tests scheduled Monday, February 28 through Friday, March 4 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices. These operations …

Kingsville CEO admits to bribing Aberdeen Proving Ground biochemist researcher in exchange for government contracts

BALTIMORE, MD—A Kingsville CEO has pleaded guilty to bribing a researcher at Aberdeen Proving Ground in exchange for government contracts.  John R. Conigliaro, 60, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to bribe a public official. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge Thomas J. Sobocinski of the …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing February 22 – 25

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has daytime and evening firing tests scheduled Tuesday, February 22 through Friday, February 25 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices. These operations …