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Jan 24, 2013

FEMA aid sought for blizzard damage in western Md.

WASHINGTON — Some of Maryland’s federal lawmakers are pressing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to give Garrett County more help in recovering from a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Rep. John Delaney said Thursday that he and the state’s two U.S. senators have asked FEMA to reconsider its rejection of individual assistance for Garrett […]

Nov 1, 2012

O’Malley calls snowy Garrett Co. ‘my whole state’

OAKLAND — Gov. Martin O’Malley focused resources Thursday on restoring electricity to Garrett County and checking on snowbound residents suffering their fourth day without power after a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy buried western Maryland’s mountains under more than two feet of snow. About 15,000 homes and businesses, comprising nearly 70 percent of the county’s [&helli[...]

Oct 30, 2012

Maryland experiences full variety of Sandy’s wrath

CRISFIELD — On Maryland’s jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power lines, downed trees and left tractor-trailers jackknifed along an interstate. The much-feared meet-up between Hurricane Sandy and a powerful wintry […]

Dec 27, 2011

Subway riders stranded in blizzard sue NY transportation agency

NEW YORK — Subway riders stuck for eight hours in a train trapped by snow from a blizzard last year sued a transportation agency on Tuesday. In court papers describing their ordeal, they said they had no heat, food, water or bathroom facilities while the Metropolitan Transportation Authority kept promising help. The city was all […]

Mar 9, 2011

City sued over snow removal bill

A Glen Burnie snow removal company filed a $5.9 million lawsuit against Baltimore City on Wednesday, seeking to be paid for its work during last year’s historic snowstorms. The Delmarva Group Corp. had been trying unsuccessfully to get the money since last spring, when its bill was rejected as incomplete by the city’s Board of […]

Jan 27, 2011

Baltimore tows 500 abandoned vehicles

Baltimore officials say they towed about 500 abandoned vehicles to lots around the city during and after a fast-moving snowstorm. City emergency management director Robert Maloney says cars were abandoned all over the city and that dozens were abandoned on Interstate 83, Baltimore’s main north-south artery. Maloney says I-83 “kind of shut itself down” because […]

Jan 27, 2011

BGE: Wet snowstorm worse than 2010 blizzards

Baltimore Gas & Electric says it’s will be a slow process getting power restored to tens of thousands of central Maryland customers. Spokesman Rob Gould says the vast majority of customers still in the dark should have their power restored by late Saturday, but some outages will extend into Sunday. BGE has about 1.2 million […]

Jan 18, 2011

JetBlue says storm cost about $30M in lost revenue

NEW YORK — JetBlue says the massive Northeastern blizzard in December cost it about $30 million in lost revenue. The New York airline said the storms, which hit JetBlue’s home base on Dec. 26, had reduced operating income in the fourth quarter by about $25 million. Its shares slipped 13 cents to $6.67 in pre-market […]

Dec 30, 2010

The Daily Record’s top 20 stories of 2010

No. 1: The blizzards With bread, milk and toilet paper nearly cleared from local store shelves, flakes began to fall on the metro region the evening of Feb. 5. What followed was labeled historic and expensive with a Biblical twist as the term “snowmaggedon” was used to describe the back-to-back blizzards that slammed Maryland, burying […]

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