Top 5 Stories: Sandy, Restaurant Closing and Trash Cans
Here's a quick look back at the biggest headlines of the week in Annapolis.
No. 1—PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Strikes Annapolis
A look at how Hurricane Sandy affected Annapolis through pictures—including down trees and the flooding on City Dock.
No. 2—Annapolis Firefighters Help With Hurricane Sandy Recovery
Two Annapolis firefighters were sent to Garrett County Thursday to help recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Scott Keninitz and David Dushkin are members of an Urban Search and Rescue team, known as Maryland Taskforce 2. The team specializes in search and rescue operations, trench and collapse rescues and high-angle rescues.
No. 3—Donation Fund Established for Man Killed On Job
Residents of the Amberley community have established donation fund the family of the contractor who was killed while removing a tree from their neighborhood after Hurricane Sandy. Anyone wishing to donate can visit any branch of M&T Bank, where there is a Santiago Lopez Family Fund. The account number for the donation fund is 9860482679.
Five weeks after opening its doors on City Dock, the Crown and Anchor announced it would be closing. The announcement was made on the company's Facebook Page, and stated that "many unforeseen problems have arisen concerning permits and usage."
No. 5—Mayor: Trash Cans in Parks Will Not Be Removed
The public trash cans at Annapolis' city parks will remain despite reports to the contrary, said Mayor Josh Cohen.The public trash cans at Annapolis' city parks will remain despite reports to the contrary, said Mayor Josh Cohen. It's likely the city will add recycling bins to city parks instead.